4 Courses in 1 : Statistics Foundation | Control Charts Using Minitab | Using Excel | Process Capability - IATF 16949

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Welcome to the Statistical Process Control (SPC) Bootcamp, your comprehensive guide to mastering SPC using both Excel and Minitab. This basics-to-advanced course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in SPC, covering essential statistical concepts, control charts, and process capability analysis. Whether you're new to SPC or looking to enhance your skills, this course is structured to cater to your needs.

What is Statistical Process Control (SPC)?

Statistical Process Control (SPC) is a method of quality control that uses statistical techniques to monitor and control a process. By using SPC, you can ensure that the process operates at its maximum potential to produce conforming products. It involves the use of control charts to detect and prevent issues in the process, ultimately leading to improved product quality and reduced variability.

What Will You Learn?

This course offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to cover all aspects of SPC. Here’s what you will learn:

Basic Statistics Concepts

  • Introduction to Statistics: Understand key statistical concepts necessary for SPC.
  • Probability Distributions: Learn about Normal, Binomial, and Poisson distributions and their applications in SPC.

Statistical Process Control (SPC)

Commonly Used Control Charts

  • I-MR Chart: Individual and Moving Range chart.
  • Xbar-R Chart: Average and Range chart.
  • Xbar-S Chart: Average and Standard Deviation chart.
  • np Chart: Number of defectives chart.
  • p Chart: Proportion of defectives chart.
  • c Chart: Count of defects chart.
  • u Chart: Defects per unit chart.

Less Commonly Used Control Charts

  • Pre Control Chart: Initial control chart for short-run processes.
  • Short Run Control Chart: Used for processes with short production runs.
  • Moving Average Control Chart: Smooths out short-term fluctuations.
  • EWMA Chart: Exponentially Weighted Moving Average chart for detecting small shifts.
  • CUSUM Chart: Cumulative Sum Control chart for monitoring cumulative deviations.

Who is This Course for?

This course is designed for a diverse audience, including:

  • Quality Engineers and Managers: Professionals responsible for process quality and improvement.
  • Production Supervisors: Individuals overseeing manufacturing processes.
  • Data Analysts: Analysts who need to apply statistical methods to process data.
  • Students and Aspiring Quality Professionals: Individuals pursuing a career in quality management or looking to expand their knowledge in SPC.
  • Anyone Interested in Process Improvement: Individuals who want to gain a comprehensive understanding of SPC to improve product and process quality.

What Should You Expect?

Upon completing this course, you can expect to:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of basic and advanced SPC concepts.
  • Develop the skills to create and analyze various types of control charts.
  • Learn to perform process capability analysis and interpret the results.
  • Enhance your ability to use both Excel and Minitab for SPC applications.
  • Be well-prepared to apply SPC techniques to monitor and improve processes in your organization.

Course Structure

This course is structured as a 4-in-1 bootcamp to provide a comprehensive learning experience:

Course 1: Statistics Foundation

  • Basic Statistical Concepts: Develop a foundational understanding of statistical concepts necessary for SPC.
  • Probability Distributions: Learn about different types of probability distributions and their relevance in SPC.

Course 2: Control Charts/Process Capability Using Minitab

  • Minitab Mastery: Gain practical experience with Minitab, the advanced tool for plotting control charts and performing process capability analysis.
  • Detailed Tutorials and Exercises: Engage in hands-on tutorials and exercises to reinforce learning.

Course 3: Control Charts/Process Capability Using Excel

  • Excel for SPC: Learn how to perform SPC calculations using Microsoft Excel.
  • Manual Calculations: Understand the mechanics behind SPC calculations by performing them manually in Excel, which enhances comprehension.

Course 4: Process Capability Analysis

  • Process Capability Basics: Understand the basics of determining if a process is capable.
  • Cp, Cpk, Pp, and Ppk: Learn to calculate and interpret these key process capability metrics using both Excel and Minitab.

Assessment Process

Learners are expected to complete 100% of the online course and obtain a certificate of completion on the platform where they completed the course. Upon submitting this proof, learners are allowed to take the exam conducted by Quality Gurus Inc. To earn the formal certificate from Quality Gurus Inc., learners must pass this exam with a minimum score of 70%.

Continuous Assessments:

  • Throughout the course, learners will be assessed through quizzes and assignments that test their understanding of the material. These assessments ensure that participants are keeping up with the course content and are prepared for the final exam.

Final Exam:

  • The final exam evaluates learners on both theoretical and practical aspects of SPC. It includes multiple-choice questions, problem-solving exercises, and case study analyses. Learners must demonstrate their ability to apply SPC techniques to pass the exam and earn their certification.

Why This Course?

This course stands out for several reasons:

  • Experienced Instructor: Learn from an instructor with extensive experience in quality management and SPC. The insights provided are backed by practical knowledge gained through years of experience in the field.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Cover all aspects of SPC, from basic concepts to advanced practices, ensuring a thorough understanding.
  • Practical Approach: Focus on practical applications and real-world examples to ensure you can apply what you learn in your organization.
  • Flexible Learning: Access video lectures, readings, and quizzes at your own pace, fitting your learning into your busy schedule.
  • Recognition and Certification: Earn PMI PDUs and SHRM PDCs, and receive a digital certificate from Quality Gurus at no additional cost upon course completion.


This course is accredited by the globally recognized The CPD Group (UK), which stands as a testament to the validity and acceptability of our educational offerings. The accreditation ensures that the training you receive meets rigorous standards for content quality and delivery effectiveness, enhancing its value and recognition within the professional community.

Obtain PMI PDUs and SHRM PDCs

As part of your professional development, this SPC Bootcamp course offers you the opportunity to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and Professional Development Credits (PDCs) from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Quality Gurus Inc. is proud to be an authorized training partner of PMI (#6034) and a SHRM Recertification Provider.


  • Earn PDUs: This course is approved by PMI and allows you to earn PDUs, which are essential for maintaining your PMI certifications such as PMP, CAPM, and others.
  • Updated PMI Talent Triangle: The PDUs you earn from this course align with the updated PMI Talent Triangle, which now focuses on:
    • Ways of Working: Formerly Technical Project Management, this side emphasizes the technical aspects of managing projects, including methodologies, tools, and techniques.
    • Power Skills: Formerly Leadership, these skills include communication, leadership, negotiation, and emotional intelligence.
    • Business Acumen: Formerly Strategic and Business Management, this side covers the understanding and application of business knowledge, including strategy, innovation, and market dynamics.
  • How to Claim: Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion. You can then claim your PDUs by logging into the PMI website and submitting the course details along with your certificate.


  • Earn PDCs: This course is approved by SHRM for Professional Development Credits, which are vital for maintaining your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certifications.
  • Categories of PDCs: The PDCs you earn will cover various aspects of human resource management, enhancing your skills and knowledge in this domain.
  • How to Claim: After completing the course, you will receive a certificate of completion. You can then submit this certificate through the SHRM certification portal to claim your PDCs.

Digital Certificate from Quality Gurus

  • No Additional Cost: Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a digital certificate from Quality Gurus at no additional cost. This certificate serves as a testament to your knowledge and skills in SPC.
  • Recognition: The certificate is recognized by industry professionals and can be showcased on your LinkedIn profile, resume, or professional portfolio.
  • Easy Access: Your digital certificate will be easily accessible and can be downloaded from the Quality Gurus learning platform once you have completed all course requirements.

Call to Action

Are you ready to take your SPC skills to the next level? Enroll in our comprehensive SPC Bootcamp today and gain the knowledge and practical tools you need to perform statistical process control using both Excel and Minitab. With expert instruction, a comprehensive curriculum, and practical applications, this course is designed to help you succeed. Plus, you’ll earn valuable PMI PDUs and SHRM PDCs, and receive a digital certificate from Quality Gurus at no additional cost.

Enroll Now and start your journey towards mastering SPC. Equip yourself with the skills to improve process quality, reduce variability, and enhance overall operational performance. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your professional credentials and advance your career.

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