ISO 13053 Lead Implementer 

Why should you attend?

ISO 13053 Lead Implementer training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to improve an organization’s processes through the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) methodology. During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the best practices of Six Sigma and be able to effectively apply them in an organization in order to improve its process performance, productivity, and customer satisfaction.

After mastering all the necessary concepts of the Six Sigma methodology, you can sit for the exam and apply for  ISO 13053 Lead Implementer credential. By holding a  Lead Implementer Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to improve processes based on ISO 13053.

Who should attend?

  • Managers or consultants involved with and committed to process improvement
  • Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of Six Sigma processes or projects
  • Individuals responsible for ensuring process improvement within an organization
  • Six Sigma project team members

Learning objectives

  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 13053, ISO 9001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used to improve processes within an organization
  • Learn how to support an organization to effectively implement process improvement techniques
  • Learn how to integrate DMAIC methodology during the implementation of a Six Sigma project

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and best practices used in Six Sigma methodology
  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies
  • Practical exercises are based on a case study which includes role playing and discussions
  • Practice test are similar to the Certification Exam


A fundamental understanding of ISO 13053 and comprehensive knowledge of Six Sigma.

Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to ISO 13053 and initiation of a Six Sigma project

Day 2: Define and measure phases of Six Sigma projects

Day 3: Analyze and improve phases of Six Sigma projects

Day 4: Control phase of Six Sigma projects and preparation for an assessment

Day 5: Certification Exam


The  ISO 13053 Lead Implementer exam fully meets the requirements of the  Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of the Six Sigma methodolgy

Domain 2: Six Sigma methodology

Domain 3: Six Sigma- Define phase based on ISO 13053

Domain 4: Six Sigma- Measure phase based on ISO 13053

Domain 5: Six Sigma- Analyze phase based on ISO 13053

Domain 6: Six Sigma- Improve and Control phases based on ISO 13053

Domain 7: Preparing for a Six Sigma assessment


After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credential  listed below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential.

  • ISO 13053 Provisional Implementer
  • ISO 13053 Implementer
  • ISO 13053 Lead Implementer

General Information

  • Certification fees are included on the exam price
  • Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free