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Belfield Consulting & Training


Industrial Problem Solving - Advanced Techniques

This course can 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. 



Industrial Problem Solving - Advanced Techniques 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

  • Sample Size 

  • Hypothesis Testing

  • Simple Linear Regression

  • ​Residual Analysis

  • Statistical Thinking

  • Finding the Dominant Source

  • Analysis of the Measurement System

  • Reducing Variation

  • 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

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