Lean Six Sigma is a proven methodology aimed at improving productivity, increasing customer satisfaction and reducing operational costs.

The Lean Six Sigma Company is a global Lean Six Sigma provider. We support both organisations and individual delegates in their ambition to continuously improve processes. Our focus is on the practical application of Lean Six Sigma

Our customers range from multinational companies to private individuals in both profit and nonprofit sectors. With offices in multiple locations, we are able to support you locally and internationally. 

The Lean Six Sigma Company provides courses in the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, The Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland and the Balkan countries. 

Certification provided by The Lean Six Sigma Company is officially recognised by the International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC).

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Lean Six Sigma in your company

Although Lean Six Sigma is best known as a project-based improvement structure, it is much broader than that. Lean Six Sigma is an established philosophy, an organisational and improvement structure as well as a set of tools. Using this perspective Lean Six Sigma addresses organisational issues with respect to competitiveness, cost reduction and customer satisfaction. 

Depending on your ambition, Lean Six Sigma can be implemented in phases. Every organisation is unique, without a common blueprint that universally applies. Together with you, The Lean Six Sigma Company will develop a plan of action tailored to your organisation.

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Lean Six Sigma Courses

We offer a host of Lean Six Sigma courses enabling you to become a specialist in the area of continuous process improvement. Our courses provide an excellent opportunity for personal development and Lean Six Sigma certification can greatly improve career prospects.  

Four reasons to choose us

In the 90s organisations were applying either Lean or Six Sigma. In 2002 the first literature about combining the methodologies was published. The Lean Six Sigma Company was founded in June of that year and our founders strongly believe in the benefits of combining Lean and Six Sigma

A lot has changed since 2002. Today Lean cannot be imagined without Six Sigma any longer and globally a large community has emerged that focuses on the combined methodologies.

Over the past 12 years thousand individuals and hundreds of companies have realised their Lean Six Sigma ambitions through our courses and certification.

1) Internationally accredited and recognised certification

Our Lean Six Sigma courses are acknowledged internationally.

We were the very first provider with an IASSC accreditation in Western Europe and we are, to this day, the only provider with an official Postgraduate accreditation for the Black Belt training (The Netherlands and Belgium).

The Lean Six Sigma Company provides courses in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, The Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland.

Content of the courses is in accordance with international standards (IASSC, ISO13053, ASQ)

Our courses are provided in English, French, Italian and Dutch

2) Continuously improving our courses for services and manufacturing

“Practice what you preach” and we preach quality. Spearheaded by our Master Black Belts, training courses are being continuously improved. Having experience with hundreds of organisations, we have examples from virtually every industry.

Historically Lean Six Sigma has its roots in the manufacturing industry. Many of our Master Black Belts were certified by manufacturing companies such as General Electric, Toyota, RioTinto, DuPont and Avery Denison. 

In addition, we have worked with many transactional businesses ranging from financial services to healthcare. We have developed specific training programmes for service-oriented industries. 

Having such a large network of Master Black Belts, we pride ourselves in the depth of the knowledge available. Monthly Master Black Belt meetings are organised to share experience and exchange latest developments. Bi-annually knowledge sharing events take place throughout Europe to ensure we provide the best training sessions that meet market needs taking the latest trends into account.

3) From learning objectives to exams

Naturally, the content of a course is extremely important but we also believe the teaching methods employed are of equal importance. We have invested substantially in developing appropriate learning methods.

The content of the course is laid down in well-defined learning objectives in the Body of Knowledge for each separate course. Starting point was to classify the learning objectives according to the six different levels of knowledge complexity (Bloom's taxonomy).

1)   Memorise
2)   Understand
3)   Apply
4)   Analyse
5)   Evaluate
6)   Create

Using a pedagogical matrix developed especially for The Lean Six Sigma Company the learning objectives and corresponding knowledge complexity were translated into specific teaching methods.

As a result, depending on the subject matter different teaching methods will be employed. This leads to diverse interactive course days, full of examples and practical exercises rather than a dry and lengthy powerpoint lecture.

4) Focus on practical applicability

It is our mission statement Lean Six Sigma professionals we have certified can operate in a continuous improvement environment or project upon passing their exam. 

Focus is on being able to ask the right questions and find the right tools require to provide the answers. The ability to apply Lean Six Sigma tools in practice is what we focus on, without losing sight of the theory behind Lean Six Sigma methods and tools. 

We are proud of many of our certified Lean Six Sigma professionals who have been able to make substantial contributions in their working environment.

References

We are proud having trained and certified groups of Lean Six Sigma professionals from the following companies

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Course venues

Facilitated by the University of Bedfordshire

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Who we are

Today we are located in over 8 European countries and are Europe’s leading provider in the field of Lean Six Sigma.

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Partners

The Lean Six Sigma Company collaborates with multiple Universities across Europe.