Belfield Consulting & Training


Advanced Industrial Problem Solving

This course will be customized for your team

This is an advanced problem-solving course for technical teams looking to develop their analytical skills.  Students will learn insightful techniques for solving complex technical problems.   

This course was developed by an ASQ certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and course developer at BC Institute of Technology. 

Students will also learn to use open-source software (R and RStudio) for plotting data and for statistical analysis. 

Your team will learn these techniques while using their own data.  Nothing enhances learning like relevant examples. 



Advanced Industrial Problem Solving for Manufacturers and Product Developers

  • Cost of Quality

  • Root Cause Analysis

  • Barrier Analysis

  • Confirmation Bias

  • Intro to R and RStudio (software for statistical analysis)

  • Looking at your Data - generating insightful charts

  • Basic Statistics Review

  • Probability Distributions and their applications in manufacturing

    • Normal ​

    • Binomial

    • Hypergeometric

    • Poisson 

  • Sample Size Determination

    • Sample sizes for binary (e.g. pass / fail) data​

    • Sample sizes for variable data

  • Hypothesis Testing

    • One sample test of the mean

    • Two sample test of the mean

    • One sample test of the variance

    • Two sample test of the variance

    • ANOVA

  • Randomization distribution

  • Simple Linear Regression

  • ​Residual Analysis

  • Predicting

  • Multiple Linear Regression

  • Logistic Regression

    • Logistic regression application in manufacturing​

  • Statistical Thinking

  • Statistical Engineering

  • Finding the Dominant Source

  • Analysis of the Measurement System

  • Variation Reduction

  • Resolution in Data Collection 

  • Multiple Sources of Variation - How to Analyse​?

  • Extreme Value Testing

  • Tukey's End Count

  • Covariate Generation


Call or email to arrange this custom course for your team.

Chris Butterworth

604 728 9405