BS ISO 18404:2015 pdf free.Quantitative methods in process improvement—Six Sigma—Competencies for key personnel and their organizations in relation to Six Sigma and Lean implementation.
BS ISO 18404 defines the competencies for the attainment of specific levels of competency
with regards to Six Sigma, Lean, and “Lean & Six Sigma” in individuals, e.g. Black Belt, Green Belt and
Lean practitioners and their organizations. Yellow Belt is not included in this International Standard.
This International Standard excludes Design for Six Sigma.
NOTE This International Standard sets out the required competencies for individual certification and/or an organization’s certificate.
2 Normative references
The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.
ISO 13053-1, Quantitative methods in process improvement — Six Sigma — Part 1: DMAIC methodology ISO 13053-2, Quantitative methods in process improvement — Six Sigma — Part 2: Tools and techniques
3 Terms, definitions, and abbreviated terms
3.1 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
3.1.1 appropriate authority authority identified and justified by an organization
4 Competency of key personnel in relation to Six Sigma, Lean, and “Lean & Six Sigma”
4.1 Education and training
Six Sigma, Lean, and “Lean & Six Sigma” personnel shall be competent on the basis of adequate and appropriate education, training, skills, competencies and experience.
4.2 Skills and competency
4.2.1 Six Sigma See AnnexA.
4.2.2 Lean See Annex B.
4.2.3 ‘Lean & Six Sigma”
See Annex C.
4.3 Experience
Appropriate evidence of relevant experience of an individual shall be recorded, validated, controlled and maintained. Records shall be legible, readily identifiable and retrievable.
EXAMPLE A successfully completed Six Sigma project or parts of projects, Lean activities.
5 Adequacy of an organization with regards to its Six Sigma, Lean or “Lean & Six Sigma” approach and deployment
5.1 General
Within an organization, it will be important to have the role of a champion well-defined as per ISO 13053-1. A champion facilitates improvement activities and removes road blocks in the path of project completion.
The organization shall, at regular defined, justified intervals and in alignment with business objectives, review and adjust the Six Sigma, Lean or “Lean & Six Sigma’ strategy by an appropriate authority.BS ISO 18404 pdf download.