Data Analysis with Minitab

Organisation profile

Cordatus is one of Ireland's longest established (2001) lean, six sigma and supply chain management consulting and training companies. Cordatus consultants are experienced change agents in ISO, HPRA, and FDA regulated environments. We assist clients in bringing about a culture where continuous customer-centric change is welcomed within the organisation. In recognition of our success we enjoy a high level of repeat business with clients. References are available from all clients on request. 

Training aim

Through the use of relevant data examples, the interactive course aims to enable attendees to become confident and proficient in the practical use of Minitab in the workplace.

Learning objectives

At the end of the course attendees will:

- Be able to use Minitab as an everyday tool in support of data analysis;

- Understand the importance of validating measurement systems;

- Understand short run variable control chart techniques;

- Understand how to assess process capability

- Understand how to assess the statistical influence one input variable may have on an output variable, and

- Understand when and where each Minitab statistical tool is best applied.

Course outline

Structure: Two interactive workshops, run on consecutive days

Timing: 08:30  - 16:30 daily,     Maximum workshop size: 8 people

Day 1 of 2: Data collection, measurement systems analysis, graphing techniques, descriptive statistics

Day 2 of 2: Control charts, process capability analysis, regression and correlation

If required, Cordatus will supply laptops with Minitab pre-loaded.

Trainer's profile

Pat Cullinane,  pat@cordatus.ie  +353 87 772 7063

- B. Eng, Master Black Belt, Certified Lean Manufacturing Expert (University of Kentucky -Toyota)

Pat has over 16 years’ experience in lean, six sigma, project and change management. He has international experience in mentoring manufacturing projects and business process improvement, with a strong focus on financial return. Pat has trained hundreds of personnel in data analysis using Minitab.

Course duration

2 consecutive days, 8 hours per day

Assessment & certification

Assessment occurs in workshop as participants make use of the tools to analyse demo data, or preferably, their own process data.

Who should attend

The course is designed for those with a good working knowledge of statistics, and who

use statistical methods on a regular basis in the workplace. Prior knoledge of Minitab not necessary.

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