LEAN & SIX SIGMA WORLD ORGANIZATION

The World Organization for Lean & Six Sigma Professionals

Proposed International Standards for Lean & Six Sigma

 


 

Standards on Certifications and Training 


Please note that we are in the process of developing Guidelines on Training and Certification for Lean & Six Sigma. You can participate in the process of developing these Guidelines through our membership polls.

Proposed Guidelines for Using Lean & Six Sigma in Speech and Writing
(these are just a few of many guidelines to come)

  1. As applies to this website, the acronym for "Lean & Six Sigma World Organization" shall be "LSS World."
  2. The letter "l" in "Lean" shall be capitalized when used in conjunction with "Lean & Six Sigma" or when used in a title
  3. When used to mean the methodology, “Six Sigma” shall be capitalized when used in a sentence
  4. When used to mean standard deviation of a population or quality level, “six sigma” shall not be capitalized unless it begins a sentence
  5. The phrase "Lean & Six Sigma" can be written with "&" to designate the word "and."
  6. The acronym for "Lean & Six Sigma" shall be "LSS" and the acronym for “Six Sigma” shall be “SS.”
  7. The acronym for belts shall use the first letter of each word in capitals to describe the belt. For example:
    • Master Black Belt: “MBB”
    • Black Belt: “BB”
    • Green Belt: “GB”
    • Yellow Belt: “YB”
    • White Belt: “WB”
    • Any other belt shall be abbreviated similarly
  8. The acronym for Lean & Six Sigma Master Black Belt shall be "LSSMBB" or “LSS MB.” Similarly other belts shall be designated:
    • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt: “LSSBB” or “LSS BB”
    • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt: “LSSGB” or “LSS GB”
    • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt: “LSSYB” or “LSS YB”
    • Lean Six Sigma White Belt: “LSSWB” or “LSS WB”
    • Any other belt shall be abbreviated similarly
  9. The acronym for Six Sigma Master Black Belt shall be "SSMBB" or “SS MB.” Similarly other belts shall be designated:
    • Six Sigma Black Belt: “SSBB” or “SS BB”
    • Six Sigma Green Belt: “SSGB” or “SS GB”
    • Six Sigma Yellow Belt: “SSYB” or “SS YB”
    • Six Sigma White Belt: “SSWB” or “SS WB”
    • Any other belt shall be abbreviated similarly



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Invitation to participate in the development of the new Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

The LSS Word Organization is starting to develop a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Standard.  If you are a Lean & Six Sigma professional, you are invited to participate in the development of the new standard.  If you are interested, please respond to this questionnaire.
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  2. Have access to Lean & Six Sigma Learning Resources
  3. Become a voting member of the Lean & Six Sigma World Organization

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