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The Seven Basic Quality Control (7 - QC) Tools

In this free online course learn about the seven quality control tools like check-sheet, histogram, scatter diagram etc.

Quality Control
Free Course
This free online course explains the seven basic quality tools used in statistics, which are widely used in the management system of organizations for monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation. These tools provide a way for organizations to study the current state and take actions to improve the quality of processes. These tools include check-sheet, histogram, scatter diagram, stratification, control chart, fishbone and Pareto analysis.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

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Description

In this free online course The Seven Basic Quality Control (7 - QC) Tools you will learn about the seven quality tools that provide the basic framework to record, report, document, monitor and analyze data. The processing of data through these tools creates valuable information for an organization. This information acts as a gateway for different actions that ultimately makes a business competitive. The actions lead to different types of improvement, and any improvement through these actions can be re-validated using these quality tools. The fundamental tools you will learn about are check-sheet, histogram, scatter diagram, stratification, control chart, fishbone and Pareto analysis. Run charts and Flow charts are also discussed.

The course begins with an introduction to these quality tools. Then it discusses the Check-sheets tool along with its application areas and the steps required to prepare it. The second quality tool called the Histogram is highlighted with examples. The course then covers the Scatter Diagrams and Stratification quality tools. The fifth quality tool covered is the Control Charts tool which is also known as the process-behaviour chart.  Next, the Fish-bone Diagrams quality tool is covered along with an illustrative example. The seventh quality tool called the Pareto Diagram is the final tool covered by the course. 

If you work in Quality or Continuous Improvement departments, or you're considering working in quality control as a future career, or if you’re a professional seeking to learn about the different quality tools, then this clear and simple course is for you. Understanding these core seven quality tools is of vital importance for all professionals working in any industry. So, start this free online course today and in just 3 hours you’ll be acquainted with the seven quality tools.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:


  • List the main seven quality tools
  • Define check-sheets, along with examples, applications and the steps required to prepare them
  • Explain the purpose of histograms, along with examples, applications and the steps required to prepare them
  • Compare the scatter diagrams with stratification diagrams
  • Describe how and when to make control charts
  • Illustrate how to brainstorm with the help of a fish-bone diagram
  • Describe how to make a Pareto Analysis
  • Explain the details of run charts and flow-charts

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

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