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5 Steps to Getting Lean Six Sigma Certified In North America

5 Steps to Getting Lean Six Sigma Certified In North America

Before indulging into the steps to get certified, let us understand what Lean Six Sigma is?

 

    The Lean Six Sigma is a combination of two major Elements:

  1. Removal of Waste

  2. Continuous improvement using DMAIC

 

 

 

 

With this, we come to the question: What are the steps to getting Lean Six Sigma Certified?

 

Step 1

Decide on the Certification you want to take up

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Determine between Six Sigma certification or Lean Six Sigma certification. Your management philosophy will be the touchstone of making this decision.  

Six Sigma defines waste as a variation within business processes. If you believe in a consistent process, you'd probably be most comfortable with this type of certification.

Lean Six Sigma is a combination of the Lean methodology and the Six Sigma methodology. It defines waste as anything that doesn't add value to the finished product. If you're looking for an emphasis on efficiency, then you'd probably prefer Lean Six Sigma certification.

 

Step 2

Decide on the level of certification that is best for you