Master the implementation and management of Six Sigma Processes based on ISO 13053

ISO 13053 Lead Implementer

Why should you attend?

ISO 13053 Lead Implementer training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to improve an organization’s processes through the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) methodology. During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the best practices of Six Sigma and be able to effectively apply them in an organization in order to improve its process performance, productivity, and customer satisfaction.

After mastering all the necessary concepts of the Six Sigma methodology, you can sit for the exam and apply for a Certified ISO 13053 Lead Implementer credential. By holding a Lead Implementer Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to improve processes based on ISO 13053.

Who should attend?

  • Managers or consultants involved with and committed to process improvement
  • Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of Six Sigma processes or projects
  • Individuals responsible for ensuring process improvement within an organization
  • Six Sigma project team members

Learning objectives

  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 13053, ISO 9001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used to improve processes within an organization
  • Learn how to support an organization to effectively implement process improvement techniques
  • Learn how to integrate DMAIC methodology during the implementation of a Six Sigma project

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and best practices used in Six Sigma methodology
  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies
  • Practical exercises are based on a case study which includes role playing and discussions
  • Practice test are similar to the Certification Exam

Prerequisites

A fundamental understanding of ISO 13053 and comprehensive knowledge of Six Sigma.

Course agenda

Day 1: Introduction to ISO 13053 and initiation of a Six Sigma project

Day 2: Define and measure phases of Six Sigma projects

Day 3: Analyze and improve phases of Six Sigma projects

Day 4: Control phase of Six Sigma projects and preparation for an assessment

Day 5: Certification Exam

Examination

The Certified ISO 13053 Lead Implementer exam fully meets the requirements of the Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles of Six Sigma

Domain 2: Six Sigma best practice based on ISO 13053

Domain 3: Planning Six Sigma based on ISO 13053

Domain 4: Implementing Six Sigma based on ISO 13053

Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and controlling Six Sigma based on ISO 13053

Domain 6: Continual improvement of Six Sigma based on ISO 13053

Domain 7: Managing the Six Sigma team

For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies.

Certification

After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential. For more information about ISO 13053 certifications and the certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

The requirements for Implementer Certifications are:

Credential

Exam

Professional experience

SSIMS project experience

Other requirements

Certified ISO 13053 Provisional Implementer

Certified ISO 13053 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent

None

None

Signing the Code of Ethics

Certified ISO 13053 Implementer

Certified ISO 13053 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent

Two years: One year of work experience in related field

Project activities totalling 200 hours

Signing the code of ethics

Certified ISO 13053 Lead Implementer

Certified ISO 13053 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent

Five years: Two years of work experience in related field

Project activities totalling 300 hours

Signing the code of ethics

Certified ISO 13053 Senior Lead Implementer

Certified ISO 13053 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent

Ten years: Seven years of work experience in related field

Project activities totalling 1000 hours

Signing the code of ethics

Note: Certified Individuals who do possess the Lead Implementer and Lead Auditor Credentials are qualified for the respective PECB Master Credential, given they have taken 4 additional Foundation Exams which are related to this scheme. For more detailed information about the Foundation Exams and the overall Master Requirements, please go to the following link https://pecb.com/en/master-credentials.

To be considered valid, these implementation activities should follow best implementation practices and include the following activities:

  1. Defining a Six Sigma project
  2. Implementing quantitative methods for improving processes
  3. Managing quantitative methods for improving processes
  4. Controlling quantitative methods for improving processes
  5. Performing continual improvement measures

General Information

  • Certification fees are included on the exam price
  • Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free