MINITAB Fundamentals

  • Delivery Option: Public & On-Site
  • Subject Category: Core Tools
  • Cost: $845
  • Number of Days: 2

Course Summary

Decrease the time required for statistical analysis by quickly learning to navigate Minitab’s user-friendly and customizable environment. Learn how to import/export data and output between MINITAB™ and various software and database systems.

Testimonials

“Best training I have EVER attended.” – Michael, MN

“I learned more in 2 days than a whole semester of statistics.” – Robert, OH

“Interesting instructor, lots of passion. Content and pace were perfect.” – Steven, WI

“I learned a lot about Minitab. I am now a powerful engineer.” – Tony, MI

Target Audience

Anyone who uses MINITAB™ to perform data analysis. Quality Professionals, Engineers, Scientists, Managers, Analysts, and Instructors can benefit from this course.

Course Objectives

This program provides a fundamental overview of MINITAB™ and is appropriate for Quality Professionals, Engineers, Scientists, Managers, Analysts, and Instructors – anyone who performs data analysis. In this class, examples are provided however we recommend bringing your own data sets to the class for application. Topics covered range from creating new worksheets and analyzing data to using session commands, generating reports, and customizing MINITAB™. Refer to the course decription for additional details.

Benefits

Learn how to import/export data and output between MINITAB™ and various software and database systems in this two-day hands-on class. Develop sound statistical approaches to data analysis by learning how to create and interpret a wide variety of graphs and numerical measures useful for quality improvement initiatives. This course focuses on the utilization of these tools as they pertain to applications commonly found in manufacturing, engineering, and business processes. Students will need to have the latest version of MINITAB™ installed on their laptop computers for use in class.

Agenda

  • Getting Started
    • Starting MINITAB™
    • Opening & naming a worksheet
  • Graphing Data
    • Exploring the data
    • Examining relationships between two variables
    • Annotating graphs
    • Saving projects
  • Analyzing Data
    • Displaying description statistics
    • Performing comparison statistics (T tests, & ANOVA)
  • Assessing Quality
    • Evaluating process stability
    • Evaluating process capability
  • Control Charts
    • Types & applications
    • Control Limits
    • Common cause vs. assignable cause variation
  • Measurement System Analysis
    • Gauge repeatability & reproducibility (GR&R)
    • Types of errors
    • Acceptable limits of error
  • Designing an experiment
    • Creating an experimental design
    • Viewing the design
    • Entering data
    • Analyzing the design
    • Drawing conclusions
  • Generating a Report
    • Using the Report Pad
    • Saving a report
    • Copying a report to a word processor
    • Copying to PowerPoint