Automotive Core Tools Fundamentals December 10 2010

The Six Automotive Core Tools (APQP, FMEA, Control Plan, PPAP, SPC, and MSA) are core requirements for any supplier in the automotive industry. Proper use and application of the tools is essential to an effective quality system and satisfied customers.

This Webinar gives an overview of the Core Tools, reviews the basic requirements and purposes of each, and looks at barriers to effectiveness.

Presenter: Ken Coll, Quality Manager, Continental Automotive.

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Statistical Process Control Some Common Questions May 27 2010

My process has several sources of variation:Can I put them all on (1) chart?  I have an engineering specification.Why do I need statistical control limits?  Can’t I just put the spec or 70% of the spec on the control chart?  Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk???What’s all this alphabet soup about?

Presenter: John Katona - Delphi Automotive

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Minitab 15 Tips & Tricks  April 20 2010

Working with data and formulas.  Working with graphs.  Reportpad.  Automating. Customizing.

Presenter: Pete Roy - Minitab

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Lean Six Sigma in the Auto Industry March 22 2010

Have you ever seen two teams, one Lean and one Six Sigma, tackle the same problem at the same time?  It is not always pretty and the competition can actually become destructive to the organization if things are not handled very well.  Today, many organizations are bringing the two very powerful tools of Lean Thinking Methodologies and Six Sigma Strategies into a combined effort to build on the strengths of both processes to help improvement the organization.  This first ever ASQ Automotive Division Webinar will investigate the process of the combined Lean Six Sigma and look at ways to ensure the integration is effective and efficient.  Our presenter is well known in the Automotive sector as being in the forefront of efforts as APQP and Six Sigma.  Rod will share with us some learning’s that are developing from the combination of these tools into a more powerful process that can be used in your organization.

Presenter: Roderick A. Munro Ph.D.