Using Data for Process Improvement

Location: Distance Learning Course

2022 - 2023 On-line Individual$ 160.00
2022 - 2023 DVD Individual$ 180.00

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The usual responsibilities of an engineer or manager include data collection, analysis, process troubleshooting and process improvement. Using established and logical methodology can improve problem-solving and troubleshooting skills while guiding process improvement strategies and efforts. Identifying and implementing process improvements enable us to become more effective engineers or managers and increases our value to an organization. Using Data for Processing Improvement. Process Improvement requires an organized approach, knowledgeable people, teamwork and the appropriate tools. There are a number of recognized approaches in use today. "Using Data for Process Improvement focuses on the simple analytical tools of problem solving and using simple statistical methods. The simple tools presented will be a review for many engineers and for others it will be an 'eye-opening' approach to using data in business and industry.

"Using Data for Process Improvement" is intended to provide practical information that will enable you and your organization develop and implement an effective, logical and organized approach to process improvement based on data. It will lead to evidence-based decision making and help you to eliminate emotional or biased judgements for process improvement.

"Using Data for Process Improvement" is a practical course that uses real world examples. It is intended to provide an understanding of using the simple statistical tools for process improvement by looking into several scenarios and using the methodology to lead to solutions. This is not a theoretical statistics course, or series of courses. It is intended to be practical and a such is not a comprehensive statistics course, either. Don't be 'scared off' by the idea of statistical methods. This course is about simple common sense tools to use for process improvement.

The learning objectives are for participants to:
     1. Review/Understand the fundamentals of statistical methods for process improvement
     2. Learn to select the techniques or tools to answer the questions
     3. Be able to use data to identify ways to utilize the information to improve our processes
     4. Become a more effective problem solver while making process improvements

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Fee: $160.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)2022 - 2023 On-line Individual$ 160.00
Course Fee (Alternate)2022 - 2023 DVD Individual$ 180.00

Distance Learning Course

Distance Learning Course

Davis Woodruff

Davis M. Woodruff, PE, CMC is an internationally recognized consultant, professional speaker and author. He grew up on a family farm in rural southern Alabama where his family also owned and operated a “country store.” From this background he earned a Chemical Engineering degree from Auburn University, became a Professional Engineer and Certified Management Consultant. He was a manufacturing executive with 3M for ten years and became the youngest manufacturing superintendent in the company prior to forming a management consulting company, Management Methods. Since 1984 he has served clients in 35 states and on 3 continents. From Vermont to Malaysia Davis’ clients include scores of large and small organizations. As a professional speaker, certified management consultant, published author, and professional engineer Davis Woodruff brings immediate benefits to businesses. These benefits include developing leaders; optimizing resource utilization; improving processes, quality and customer satisfaction; and saving time and $$$. Having authored three full-length books, over five dozen articles and multiple online professional development courses, Davis is on the cutting edge of today’s business world. Davis and Lynn have been married since 1970 and they have two daughters, two sons-in-law, three grandchildren and one dog. He is actively involved with his family, in his community and in his church where he leads an adult Bible Study class each week.


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