Everything You Need To Know About International Lean Six Sigma Institute (iLSSi)

Ever wondered what International Lean Six Sigma Institute (iLSSi) can do for you and your organisation? Let’s dive in…


In today’s competitive business landscape, organizations strive for operational excellence to stay ahead of the game. One proven methodology that enables process improvement and waste reduction is Lean Six Sigma. If you’re looking to enhance your skills and make a significant impact on your organization’s efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction, the International Lean Six Sigma Institute (ILSSI) is your go-to resource. In this blog post, we will explore what ILSSI offers and how it can help you on your Lean Six Sigma journey.

What is Lean Six Sigma?

Lean Six Sigma is a powerful methodology that combines two well-established process improvement approaches: Lean and Six Sigma. It aims to minimize waste, reduce process variation, and improve overall organizational efficiency and quality.

Lean, derived from the Toyota Production System, focuses on identifying and eliminating non-value-added activities, also known as waste, within a process. It emphasizes creating flow, reducing inventory, and continuously improving processes to achieve greater productivity and customer value.

Six Sigma, developed by Motorola and popularized by companies like General Electric, is a data-driven approach aimed at reducing defects and improving process performance. It utilizes statistical tools and techniques to measure process capabilities, identify root causes of defects, and systematically eliminate variability to achieve near-perfect levels of quality.

By integrating Lean and Six Sigma methodologies, Lean Six Sigma provides a comprehensive framework for process improvement and waste reduction. It emphasizes the importance of a customer-centric approach, data-driven decision-making, and the involvement of employees at all levels of the organization.

Lean Six Sigma projects typically follow a structured problem-solving framework known as DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control). This methodology helps teams define project goals, measure current performance, analyze data to identify root causes, implement improvements, and establish controls to sustain the improvements achieved.

The ultimate goal of Lean Six Sigma is to enhance customer satisfaction, streamline processes, reduce costs, increase operational efficiency, and drive continuous improvement within an organization. It is widely used in various industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, finance, and service sectors, to achieve significant and sustainable improvements in both process and business performance.

About ILSSI:

ILSSI is a community of Global professionals focused on collaboration, cooperation and communication to achieve Lean, Sustainable and Smart Value-Streams across businesses and organisations through the use of Lean and Six Sigma principles, tools and techniques as well as Digital Transformation technologies such as IIoT, AI, Blockchain and Robotics.

ILSSI runs networking events and conferences as well as using our Global Network of Accredited Partners to provide training, certification, coaching and consulting services.  Education leading to sustainable business transformation is central to ILSSI values. The institute’s training and certification programs are managed by strategic partners in each global region. We have both Industry and Geographic experience in providing consulting and training services in  South East Asia, the Middle East, Africa, North America, South America and Europe.

ILSSI Accredited partners provide a depth of experience for strategic advice as well as project analysis and guidance to both commercial and not-for-profit clients.   We guide clients and provide a roadmap through Lean and Digital Transformation, Supply Chain Resilience, Systems-Thinking, Disruptive Technologies and Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) objectives.

Comprehensive Training Programs:

At ILSSI, you’ll find comprehensive training programs designed to cater to professionals at all levels of expertise. Whether you’re a beginner looking to get started or an experienced practitioner aiming to further refine your skills, ILSSI has a program to meet your needs. The training courses cover key concepts, tools, and techniques of Lean Six Sigma, empowering you with the knowledge required to identify improvement opportunities, reduce waste, and enhance process efficiency.

Internationally Recognized Certifications:

ILSSI offers globally recognized certifications that validate your Lean Six Sigma knowledge and expertise. We provide Accredited Lean Six Sigma Certifications through our online proctored exams.  We offer all certification levels in 8 different languages at different levels: Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt and Master Black Belt, each representing a different level of proficiency. We also provide other certifications such as Certified Lean Practitioner,  Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Certified Quality Professional (CQP), Certified Project Manager (CPM) and Business Process Management (BPM). Achieving these certifications demonstrates your commitment to continuous improvement and opens doors to new career opportunities and professional growth.

Expert Faculty and Support:

When you enroll in ILSSI’s programs, you gain access to a team of experienced and knowledgeable instructors who are practitioners in the field. Our team of experienced Lean Six Sigma Black Belts and Master Black Belts can provide both onsite and remote coaching. They provide expert guidance, share real-world examples, and help you apply Lean Six Sigma principles to your specific industry or organizational context. Using our network of Accredited Partners for project coaching and mentoring ILSSI can provide Green Belt and Black Belt certification for the successful completion of projects. ILSSI’s faculty is committed to your success and supports you throughout your learning journey.

Community and Resources:

ILSSI fosters a vibrant community of Lean Six Sigma practitioners, offering a platform to connect, collaborate, and learn from each other. By joining ILSSI, you become part of a network of professionals who share insights, best practices, and success stories. Additionally, ILSSI provides a wealth of resources, including articles, case studies, and tools, to assist you in implementing Lean Six Sigma effectively in your organization.


If you’re ready to take your professional development and your organization’s performance to the next level, ILSSI is the partner you need. With its comprehensive training programs, globally recognized certifications, expert faculty, and supportive community, ILSSI equips you with the knowledge and skills to drive operational excellence through Lean Six Sigma.

Remember, continuous improvement is the key to success, and ILSSI is here to guide you every step of the way. Let ILSSI be your companion on your Lean Six Sigma voyage towards enhanced efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction.