Statistical Process Control (SPC8)

This course addresses the basic theory behind Statistical Process Control (SPC), a method used in monitoring and controlling the quality of a process through statistical analysis to reduce variation. It includes concepts from statistics, probability and variation. Participants are educated in procedures that reduce the need for inspection and ensure that the product or service is manufactured to its design.

Hours: 8

Learning Outcomes

  • Think in statistical terms when addressing quality improvement
  • Improve the quality and consistency of processes

Intended Audience

Operations managers, production department managers, product team leaders, operation supervisors, operational excellence managers, value stream managers, Lean facilitators



Course Schedule

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

December 9, 2020

UB Center for Tomorrow

Instructor Bio: Peter Baumgartner, CSSMBB

As UB TCIE’s Operational Excellence Director, Peter is a resident expert in the Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools who has delivered substantial, validated hard and soft savings across a variety of projects in finance, medical devices, insurance, food services, building materials, publishing, and other service-related industries, as well as manufacturing. He has nearly 10 years of experience with a global company in serving as the lead on a multitude of process improvement project teams that have delivered record performance in yields, cost reduction, quality and safety. With an M.S. in statistics, Peter has an advanced understanding and application of statistics, and develops the potential in others through helping them understand Six Sigma and Lean methodologies.


Another session may be scheduled if there is enough demand. Contact Gary Simon at or 716.645.8837 if interested.