For training companies and organisations that apply Lean/Six Sigma methodologies
Lean and Six Sigma methodologies promote the elimination of any waste of resources in the management of processes (in the broadest sense of the word: everything that does not contribute value) with a stable behaviour focused on continuous improvement. To achieve these objectives, the human factor is revealed as a fundamental aspect, in particular the competence of key people involved in the implementation, application, maintenance and improvement of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.
In this context, the ISO 18404 standard establishes the standardisation of competency profiles of the different Six Sigma and Lean levels: Green Belt, Black Belt, Master Black Belt (for Six Sigma); or Practitioner, Leader and Expert (for Lean). This allows the training courses of these methodologies to be aligned to each competence level with an international standard, as well as the correct participation and application of these competences in an organisation.
Hence, the AENOR certification in accordance with ISO 18404 provides for two application scenarios:
AENOR also has a certification model for the Lean Methodology, which consists of nine categories that are assessed in audit: strategy, costs, human resources, quality, production, production means, flows, the development of new products or services, and, finally, external relations, both with suppliers and customers.
Any organisation that provides Lean and/or Six Sigma training can access the Lean/Six Sigma Training Companies certification.
Furthermore, as Lean/Six Sigma methodologies are applicable to any type of organisation, the certification of Companies that apply Lean/Six Sigma in accordance with ISO 18404 or the AENOR Lean Methodology Certification are accessible to any organisation.
There is the possibility to integrate with the quality management system ISO 9001
Once the audit process has been successfully completed, if the implemented system meets the requirements of the ISO 18404 standard or the AENOR Lean Management Model, the organisation will obtain:
AENOR Certificate for Companies that Apply Lean Methodology
AENOR Lean Management certification
Lean certification training