All Qi-Hal McFie courses
On this page you can get information and book a place on courses written jointly by Qi Statistics and Hal MacFie. From 2019 these courses are hosted by Qi Statistics rather than Hal MacFie, but the great insight Hal has provided still remains, along with updates and enhancements to keep up with current sensory and consumer methodology and trends.
The How and Why of Discrimination and Sensory Claims Tests, Edinburgh
This one day workshop following the Pangborn conference in Edinburgh covers the common issues with discrimination testing.
Questionnaire Design for Consumer Research and Product Testing, Edinburgh
This half-day workshop summarizes the tools and concepts that would be taught in a market research course with special emphasis on the questionnaires that would be suitable in product based studies.
Product Optimisation Using Ingredients/Processes, Sensory/Consumer Data and Experimental Design Software, Edinburgh
Covers the approaches to product optimisation which control the recipes/processing variables tested with the aim of giving clear guidance on the key drivers of sensory/consumer responses.
Hands on Sensory Statistics, New York
This 3 day course forms a hands-on introduction to those statistical methods needed by a sensory scientist. Emphasis is given to the practical decision making based on the results of each analysis.
Hands on Consumer Driven Product Optimisation, Paris
This 3 day course is designed to take you through the key methods that are used in consumer science and explain how they work and how they are applied to consumer data.