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Measurement Systems Analysis Course Summary

- 3 ASQ RUs
- self-paced, interactive
- 4 weeks of access
- 2 weeks free extension
- 30 hours of work
- qualified instructor
- 24/7 email support
- certificate of completion
- cost:
- recommended books

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MSA/ Gage R&R


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If you have ASQ certification this course certificate will give you 3 ASQ RUs (Recertification Units).

10% discount is available to AOQ Vic members.

Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)/Gage R&R Online Course

If you are interested in Six Sigma you will be interested in this course. Achieving the ‘Six Sigma Black Belt’ requires a thorough knowledge of statistics.
MiC Quality online courses will provide you with a good basis for development of this knowledge.

Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) is one of the core components of the Six Sigma approach. Many problems encountered with Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Design of Experiments (DOE) are caused by problems with measurement systems. I commend this course to anybody who is concerned with process improvement with Six Sigma

Measurement Systems Analysis (Gage R&R Studies) is also a core component of the QS9000/ TS16949 Automotive Quality System Requirements. The standard is supported by manuals published by the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG). The MSA standard is described in the Third Edition of the Measurement Systems Analysis Manual published in March 2002.

In this course you will gain a thorough understanding of how to validate and improve your measurement system. The course includes a number of interactive simulations (click on the caliper to try an example). These allow you to put the concepts you learn into practice so that you will be confident and comfortable when you apply them in your workplace.

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:: What Students Said about the Course

Charles Kluge, Engineer, Master Black Belt Candidate: "Great overview of Measurement Systems Analysis methodology and calculations. Very good price compared to other available courses. Thanks for a great course!"

David Phillips, Engineer, ASQ CQE and CSSBB: "After completing the Measurement Systems Analysis course I have a better understanding of linearity and bias (and how to use those results). I have performed attribute MSA before, but now I know WHY it works which will help me "sell" it to others."

Tim Scullard, Engineer, Lawrence Semiconductor Research Laboratory -"I am satisfied with the course and delivery. I have conducted a number R and R gage studies, and this was a good refresher with some new concepts and methods sprinkled in."

Bruce Langford, Quality Manager, Olex Cables - "The course suits managers and supervisors who are dealing with measurement because it is interactive and clear. It gives much more value than 1 or 2 day seminar. One of the greatest features of the course is the ability to interface with Glen on matters of difficulty and practical application of the course material."

:: Objectives
After completing the course you will be able to:

  • carry out a Gage R&R Study using the methods from the AIAG MSA Reference Manual
  • analyze measurement systems concerned with the measurement of variables and attributes
  • evaluate the effect of measurement errors on the effectiveness of inspection and process improvement
  • diagnose problems with measurement systems, and identify opportunities for improvement

:: Contents
The topics covered in the Measurement Systems Analysis course are:

Gage R&R Studies
Control Chart for the Range
Control Chart for the Mean
Repeatability and Reproducibility
The Range Method
Range Exercise
Calculating the Repeatability
Calculating the Reproducibility
Percentage Error
Number of Data Categories Guidelines
Measurement Study
The Mysterious 5.15
QS9000 Standard
Gage R & R Exercise
Using Minitab

Bias and the Tolerance
Confidence Limits and the Bias
The Regression Line and Minitab
The Regression Line and Excel
Confidence Intervals and Minitab
Attribute Studies
Measurement Regions
Attribute Gage Study Short Method
Attribute Gage Study Long Method
Comparing Operators
Cohen's Kappa

:: Features
The online course in Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) is self-paced and includes interactive tutorials, exercises, case studies and email support. You will be given access to the course material for 4 weeks which can be extended by 2 weeks on request at no extra cost. The average time to work through all of the course material is about 30 hours. If you work through over 80% of course material you will receive a certificate.

:: Cost
The course costs $US250

Enjoy your online learning experience!

Six Sigma Courses Instructor:  Glen NetherwoodGlen Netherwood
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