This objective of this book is to teach you the essentials of MINITAB® Statistical Software which contains the analysis tools for Six Sigma and related technologies. MINITAB software is widely used by companies using quality/data analysis and Six Sigma quality. This book teaches you to use MINITAB software that will enable you to use and understand Six Sigma tools and perform simple to complex data analyses, use and interpret the results. This book is also used with our other training modules including: Statistical Applications and Data Analysis for Business and Industry I and II. The book assumes a familiarity with basic statistical concepts and principles that underlie the statistical procedures.
The book is designed for those who are using data analysis/statistical techniques and want to learn and implement the techniques using standard statistical software such as, MINITAB. You will learn statistical techniques and data analysis using the computer. The book covers both simple as well as advanced topics. The techniques learned through this book will help you to apply correct statistical techniques to solve specific Six Sigma problems. The objective is to teach how to use MINITAB and be able to interpret the results. Interpreting the results correctly requires an understanding of the conceptual foundation upon which statistics and data analysis tools are based.
Upon completing the chapters, hands-on exercises, and cases using step-wise MINITAB instructions in this book, you will be able to: