Mastering the Seven Quality Tools (with Microsoft Excel)
What you'll learn
- Understand and apply the Seven Quality Tools
- Learn the fundamental tools of problem solving and root cause analysis
- The Scatter Plot, Histogram, Pareto Diagram, Control Chart, and much more
- Essential elements of the Six Sigma Improvement Process
- The Seven Quality Tools with Real World Applications
- Linear Regression and Predictive Modeling in Excel using your Scatter Plot
- Use Pivot Tables to Build Pareto Diagrams
- A Useful Checklist Template called the "Containment Checklist"
- Rapidly Build Flowcharts in Excel
- Experience in the manufacturing or service industries
- Desire to improve problem solving skills
- Basic organizational skills
- Some experience in Excel is helpful
Mastering the Seven Quality Tools (with Microsoft Excel) provides an in-depth review of what are commonly called the Seven Basic Quality Tools. Manufacturing and service industry professionals, quality technicians and auditors, and industrial engineers will all benefit from understanding these tools. Once mastered, they will serve as the foundation for your root cause analyses, data analysis and visualization efforts, problem-solving sessions, and continuous improvement projects.
The tools covered in this course include:
Cause and effect diagram
In addition to the theory and concepts, this class also examines several real-world applications of the Seven Quality Tools AND a few more advanced topics using Microsoft Excel. Several Excel templates included with the class.
Drawing from decades of practical industry experience, "Mastering the Seven Quality Tools" covers far more than the textbook theories. But instead, you will learn practical applications and real-life examples of using these tools.
Also, if you are preparing for the Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Technician (CQT), or Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) exam through the American Society for Quality (ASQ), or your Six Sigma Green Belt exam through any of several different organizations, this course will provide an excellent survey of the Seven Quality Tools plus other topics relevant to those certifications.
What have a few of the 6,500+ past students said about this course?
"Your Control Chart series has been extremely helpful in assisting me with my PMP exam prep." - Judith R.
"This is an excellent tutorial for beginners and people who are new to the manufacturing world. It is often overlooked in the production world today." - Ann W.
"Great content and examples contained in this course. This is my 3rd class from Ray Harkins, and have picked up useful tools to use from each. Thanks!" - Ken C.
"The course is easy to understand for beginners, each and every tool is well explained with examples and every person who attend this course can easily implement the tools on live projects." - Hari B.
"One of the best courses I have taken so far!" - Rushanth G.
Plus over 750 5-star Reviews!
See you in class!
Who this course is for:
- Quality Professionals
- Manufacturing Supervisors
- Manufacturing Engineers
- Quality Technicians
- Anyone studying for their CQE, CQIA, CQT or 6-Sigma Green Belt exams
- Industrial Engineers
- Problem Solvers
Ray Harkins is a senior manufacturing professional with 30 years of experience in quality management, manufacturing engineering, and business analysis. During his career, he has toured hundreds of manufacturing facilities and worked with leading industry professionals throughout North America and Japan.
He earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Akron where he studied Engineering Technology, his Master of Science from Rochester Institute of Technology where he studied Manufacturing Leadership and Project Management, and his Master of Business Administration from Youngstown State University.
He is a senior member of the American Society of Quality, and holds their Quality Engineering (CQE), Quality Technician (CQT), Quality Auditing (CQA) and Calibration Technician (CCT) certifications.
Ray has written extensively for national trade publications on the topics of quality engineering and career management and has taught over 60,000 students through the Udemy platform on a range of manufacturing-related topics.