Design of Experiments (DoE) is the most effective way to empirically learn about technologies when there are many variables or factors to consider.

In this fun, engaging and free three-part online training program on DoE, delivered by JMP, you will be introduced to DoE and discover how it enables scientists and engineers to develop better solutions faster.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • The fundamentals of DoE – gain a deeper understanding of how your product/system/process performs
  • How to build better, cheaper solutions – by exploiting the deeper knowledge gained you can determine how to achieve optimum performance, consistently and at a lower cost
  • How to reduce total experimental effort by 50% (often more) – by determining the best and minimal set of experimental combinations needed to address your questions upfront

The best way to learn DoE is to get started in applying DoE. We learn by doing. It is a journey, the more we practice, the more we learn.

This series of three one-hour workshops will provide inspirational examples of the use of DoE in many aspects of bringing products to market – including product design/discovery/development, process development/scale-up/transfer and analytical method development. It will also provide the necessary know-how to get going with your first DoEs along with resources to use during your continuous learning journey.

Whether you are new to DoE or want a refresher, this workshop series will inspire you to get going with DoE.

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Programme benefits

The programme will provide you with a solid theoretical understanding of Design of Experiments, complemented by hands-on exercises that will give you experience using JMP’s statistical discovery software in support of your learning.

A supportive learning experience

The programme is led by JMP’s experts, with multiple facilitators on hand to answer questions and provide real-time assistance. Both the theory and practice of Design of Experiments will be explained and demonstrated – and then you’ll try it yourself using JMP’s popular statistical discovery software.

A powerful addition to your CV

Demonstrate a solid theoretical foundation in DoE as well as gaining valuable hands-on experience of using JMP’s statistical discovery software. Attend all three webinars to receive a certificate.

Add value to your own work

Using DoE will help you deliver results faster and more efficiently. By accelerating your R&D, and having the right tools to make critical resource decisions, you can save time and money, and get a much-needed edge in competitive markets.

Use and communicate data

Visualise experimental data in new ways to uncover fresh insights and give real impact to your presentations and communications with key stakeholders.


You can register for each part individually to suit your interests and availability. If you complete all three parts then you will receive a certificate for inclusion in your CPD record. You can also use attendance on this programme as supporting evidence for your Chartered Chemist (CChem) application.

Day 1: Introduction to design of experiments

What is DoE? From example case studies you will see why this is such an important tool for scientists and engineers.

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Day 2: Introduction to Modern DoE

The modern state of DoE is a rich landscape of tools and capabilities to help an experimenter with everything from screening to developing predictive models. This session will introduce the state-of-the-art capabilities modern DoE has to offer.

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Day 3: Applications of Modern DoE

Join us for a session that will show the amazing things you can do with modern DoE methods through a series of case studies covering topics from manufacturing to spectroscopy.

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Download your free trial software

This programme includes hands-on exercises each day, which you can complete on your own computer using JMP’s statistical discovery software. You will need to download and activate a free trial of this software. Once activated this trial will last for 30 days. We recommend you download and activate your free trial two weeks prior to the start of the programme. You can get your free trial direct from JMP’s website.

Meet your JMP experts


Scott Allen

Scott Allen, Senior systems engineer, JMP

Scott Allen is a Senior systems engineer at JMP, Statistical Discovery, where he supports customers in the Ohio Valley region of the United States. Allen has over 14 years of experience in product and process development experience in the fields of catalysis, chemistry, polymers, and sustainable technologies. In his role as an R&D and product development leader, he was a strong advocate for data-driven decision making and the use of statistics and Design of Experiments (DoE) to accelerate innovation and product development. In his current role, he enjoys helping customers explore their data and develop their capabilities in DoE and predictive modeling. Allen received his PhD in chemistry from Cornell University and a Bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University.


Michael Anderson

Portrait of JMP systems engineer Mike Anderson

Michael Anderson is a Systems engineer at JMP, Statistical Discovery. In his current role, Anderson enjoys helping customers find hidden insights in data that result in quantifiable improvement. Before joining JMP, he worked in a variety of roles in high-tech manufacturing, encompassing measurement statistics, Lean Six Sigma, and cost and defect reduction. Anderson holds a PhD in materials chemistry from the University of Oregon and has achieved certification as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.


Andrea Coombs

Andrea Coombs

Andrea Coombs supports customer development and sales in the Ohio Valley region as Senior systems engineer for JMP. Coombs has over 20 years of experience in applied analytics in the life science industry. Coombs spent the first eight years of her career at Michigan State University, where she conducted agricultural research using Design of Experiments (DoE) and statistical modelling. Coombs later joined Emergent BioSolutions, where she held a variety of roles, gaining wide-ranging expertise in vaccine manufacturing from process development to GMP commercial manufacturing using Quality by Design (QbD) approaches including DoE, continuous process verification and process and analytical technology. Leading a team of manufacturing science and technology scientists, she also served as lead on several continuous improvement projects and manufacturing investigations, and oversaw an at-scale pilot plant. Prior to joining JMP, Coombs served as Senior industry consultant for SAS.