Courses & Conferences


11 April 2018


Prof Edwin van den Heuvel, University of Technology Eindhoven

Learning Objectives

This pre-course session will provide you recommendations, tools and examples to apply statistical principles in your day-to-day business as well as to meet future challenges.

Working with statistical simulation tools, you will gain understanding of the consequences of appropriate and inappropriate performance parameters and a sound evaluation of data.

Target Group

Managers, supervisors and all other staff members in the pharmaceutical and API industry who are involved in preparing and compiling Quality Reviews and Metrics.


The Application of statistical Tools in Data Review

  • Ongoing/data collection and management
  • Interpretation, comparison and presentation of data
  • Describing process capability and performance
  • Control Charts; what is a trend and how to deal with it?
  • Quality Metrics
  • Documenting the outcomes; are we in control?
Quality Review Summary Report
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Outlier detection
  • Normality testing
Quality Review Performance
  • Control Charts
  • Capability Indices

The Session includes a Workshop with Minitab Software: What are the Data telling us?
A case study on analysing and interpreting process performance data.