Albert Plant

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With a background of twenty year’s practical experience, Albert Plant is Ireland’s leading trainer and consultant in the application of statistics in manufacturing, industry and business. Combining Degrees in Engineering and Statistics, he brings a unique blend of a deep understanding of manufacturing technology with expertise in all aspects of statistical and data analysis to his training courses.
Attendees on Albert’s training courses include people, many with PhDs, undertaking the most advanced research and development in pharmaceuticals, medical devices, nanotechnology and other leading-edge specialities, who require statistical skills to understand the outcome of their research work.

Many customers require that the training courses be customised and Albert has developed a high level of expertise in meeting this requirement. His In-House courses typically incorporate company data and both the length and content of the courses are agreed in advance with the customer to meet very specific needs.

Minitab is the leading brand of general purpose statistical software and Albert has a twenty year association with Minitab. He contributed to the development of the Acceptance Sampling module in Minitab and, as a volunteer tester for new versions of the software, he was involved in the testing of version 17 prior to its release in 2014. He also has a high level of expertise in other statistical software, such as Design Expert, which he uses in Design of Experiments.

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Unless you keep on learning and training you will be bypassed by your peers.

- Albert Plant

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Albert has a keen interest in discovering unusual foreign places. He has camped out, with like-minded explorers, in the wilds of Iceland, Lapland, Russia and Iran. Albert didn’t have the usual secondary education, instead commencing work as an apprentice fitter with CIE (now Irish Rail). Mainly through self-study he passed London University GCE “O” level exams and was awarded by CIE with a five-year college scholarship to study engineering full time, culminating in a master’s degree in engineering at Trinity College.

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