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Six Sigma, DFSS, and Statistics Training Courses

Our Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) courses can be taught at your facility or you can attend one of our public seminars. If you do not have an established training office or facility, ask about our turn key training solution which provides a local venue, course registration, course evaluation, and more. For information, contact

Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Courses

DFSS Executive Overview
DFSS Rollout Execution
DFSS Green Belt
DFSS Black Belt


Healthcare, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceutical Specific Courses

Statistical Tools and Methods for Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Firms
Design of Experiments for Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Firms
Risk Analysis & Management


Other Popular Courses

Design of Experiments
Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
Statistical Tools and Techniques
DMAIC Green Belt and Black Belt
Software Training

Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Executive Overview

Course Overview

Our DFSS Executive Overview is for executives and managers who lead design groups. The course provides an introduction to DFSS and an overview of the methodology. This one day course includes printed course materials.

Course Outline

DFSS Introduction and Motivation
Introduction to IDOV
Identification of Customer and Business Requirements
Design Overview
Optimization of Key Design Variables
Design Validation Overview

Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Rollout Execution

Course Overview

This class is more of a meeting than a course, with the purpose of assisting you in your deployment strategy for DFSS. With your key design leaders, we examine your culture and map out a deployment strategy to take your organizational elements from the start to success.

Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Green Belt

Course Overview

Our DFSS Green Belt program is a 2 week course which includes printed course materials and the software Quantum XL, DOE Pro XL, SPC XL, SimWare, and Pro-Test. The course was created for design engineers with the simple goal of making them more effective in designing products to meet the customers' requirements.


DFSS Green Belt Course Outline Week 1 - 4.5 Days

Introduction to DFSS
Obtaining Product Requirements
Design Scorecard
Design Partitioning
Pugh Concept Selection and Functional Modeling
Identifying and Controlling Key Design Variables
Statistical Concepts for Design
Hypothesis Testing
Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
MSA for Design and Development
MSA for Embedded Systems
Attribute MSA
Getting Started


DFSS Green Belt Course Outline Week 2 - 4.5 Days

Introduction to Regression
Introduction to DOE
Regression Analysis
Two-Level Designs
Three-Level Designs
DOE Summary
Expected Value Analysis
Robust Design
Tolerance Design
Basic Reliability Concepts
Validation Techniques

Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Black Belt

Course Overview

Rather than a "one size fits all" approach, our DFSS Black Belt course is typically customized for each client to meet their specific needs. We have found that different clients will need different skills depending on their industry and goals.

Example Subjects

Advanced Design of Experiments
Advanced Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
Optimization of Deterministic Simulators
    - Nearly Orthogonal Latin Hypercube Sampling
    - Descriptive Sampling
    - Latin Hypercube Sampling
    - Regression in a Deterministic Environment
Data Mining
Innovation Techniques
Axiomatic Design

Design of Experiments (DOE)

Course Overview

Design of Experiments is a 4.5 day course which includes printed course materials and the software DOE Pro XL. The course is targeted to the individual who has no experience in DOE and would like to learn to plan, setup, execute, analyze, and optimize using the powerful tool DOE.

Course Outline

Fundamental Concepts
Introduction to Regression
Introduction to DOE
Regression Analysis
Two-Level Designs
Three-Level Designs
DOE Summary
Multiple Response Optimization

Basic Statistics For Healthcare Professionals

Course Description

With the ever increasing use of evidence based medicine, today's healthcare professionals must be well versed in the use of statistics. This one day course will show participants how to perform and interpret statistical analysis using Excel.

Course Overview

The need for statistics
Statistical thinking
Displaying and describing one variable
Introduction to statistical inference
Estimating means and proportions
Comparing two means and variances
Correlating two continuous variables
Comparing two discrete variables

Quality Function Deployment (QFD)

Course Overview

QFD is one of our newest and most sought-after courses. It is a 1.5 day class that includes printed course materials and our exceedingly popular QFD software, SnapSheets XL. The course is designed for marketing members and design engineers.

Course Outline

Motivation and Introduction to QFD
House of Quality #1 (Kano's Model, Sources of Data, CTQ Development)
System Design and Partitioning
House of Quality #2 (Key Design Variable (KDV) Identification, Controlling KDVs)

Statistical Tools and Techniques

Course Overview

Our Statistical Tools and Techniques course serves as an introduction to basic statistical analysis. The 4.5 day course includes printed course materials and our ever popular software, SPC XL.

Course Outline

Statistical Measures
Capability Indices
Understanding Variation
Hypothesis Testing
Graphical Analysis
Control Charting
Measurement System Analysis (MSA)

Six Sigma Courses

DMAIC Green Belt (2 Weeks)
DMAIC Black Belt (4 Weeks)
DMAIC MBB (1 Week)

Software Training

Depending on your needs, we can provide one or two day training sessions for each of our software applications.

For more information about any of our course offerings, please contact