Minitab Essentials

Minitab EssentialsThe world of Six Sigma relies on statistics and hard data to provide process improvement. Utilizing a series of tools, strategies, and data formats, trained professionals are able to determine problems within a process, how each problem can be rectified, implement the necessary changes, and then monitor the situation. However, they don’t do all this in their heads, as this is a very specific methodology. Six Sigma professionals require specialized tools, such as our Minitab Essentials Training. If you are still wondering “What is Minitab?“, this training will help you understand this statistical software. If you have questions about applying Six Sigma using Minitab, the Minitab Essentials will provide you with a general understanding, but you can learn more by purchasing the 6 Sigma book.

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Don’t focus on the the Mechanics of Statistics….take Minitab Essentials Training

Every industry has software specific to it. Graphic designers use Adobe software products, administrators and office personnel use Excel or Word, and Six Sigma professionals use Minitab. It’s an essential tool in process improvement, making it essential to any Six Sigma program. This is why we say don’t learn statistics take Minitab Essentials Training or our Six Sigma Green Belt instead.

Register for Minitab Essentials

Our online, on demand Minitab Essentials program is designed for anyone interested in creating meaningful graphs, and performing basic data analysis that is required for Six Sigma. This course does not have any prerequisites. It is a great option for individuals that are already Six Sigma certified, but do not know how to use Minitab.

The Agenda includes 5 modules:

1. Minitab Basics

2. Inputting Data

3. Worksheet Manipulation

4. Creating Graphs

5. Basic Data Analysis

At the completion of the 5 modules, the student may work on a Certification by completing assigned activities designed to demonstrate their new found knowledge.

As mentioned above, there are no prerequisites for this course. Anyone interested in learning about the Minitab software should take this course.

What You’ll Get:

  • On demand, 24/7 access for 90 days of access to this professionally narrated online 6Sigma.us training course
  • 90 days of access to the training manual in electronic format with the ability to print 1 copy for your own use.
  • Online comprehensive final exam.
  • Upon completion of the training and passing the comprehensive final exam, you will receive a certificate of training completion.
  • Please note there are no refunds once the program has been started or 7 Days after purchase.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the Minitab Essentials training, students will be have the following skills and knowledge:

1. Minitab Basics

This lesson will demonstrate some basic actions and tools required to effectively use Minitab

  • Opening / Saving Projects
  • Opening / Saving Worksheets
  • Opening / Saving Graphs
  • Saving Session Window Output
  • Report Pad
  • Calculator
  • Toolbars
  • Help topics

2. Inputting Data

This lesson will demonstrate how to input and manipulate data into a Minitab Worksheet. Techniques include:

  • Copy / Paste from other programs
  • Typing in Data
  • Using Patterned Data
  • Opening Other Formats
  • Changing Data Types
  • Code Data
  • Sort Data
  • Date/Time Formats

3. Worksheet Manipulation

This lesson will demonstrate how to manipulate worksheets in Minitab including:

  • Rearranging Columns
  • Stack / Unstack Columns
  • Transpose Columns
  • Split Worksheet
  • Subset Worksheet
  • Stack / Merge Worksheets
  • Set Descriptions for Columns and Worksheets
  • Conditional Formatting

4. Creating Graphs

This lesson will demonstrate how to Create, Edit and Annotate the following Graphs:

  • Individual Value Plot
  • Dot Plot
  • Histogram
  • Box Plot
  • Interval Plot
  • Line Plot
  • Time Series Plot
  • Scatter Plot
  • Bar Chart

5. Basic Data Analysis

This module will demonstrated many Data Analysis functions within Minitab including:

  • Tests on Proportions
  • Tables / Chi-Square
  • ANOVA
  • 2-Sample t Test
  • Paired t-Test
  • Variance Tests
  • Correlation
  • Simple Linear Regression
  • Sample Size

Online Program Requirements

  • A computer with online access to the internet with a browser
  • Sound Card and Speakers
  • Display Settings of at least 1024 X 768 Screen Size
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Secure PDF Viewer from LockLizard (free)
  • Flash Player
  • Access to Microsoft Office 2000 or newer or equivalent
  • You are not to provide your login information to other users. Your online account is for your personal use.

Contact us if you have additional questions.

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