International Association for Six Sigma Certification and PEOPLECERT expand partnership

BOZEMAN, MONTANA LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM IASSC (International Association for Six Sigma Certification) and PEOPLECERT have solidified an exclusive partnership to provide global reach to the only independent third-party certification available within the Lean Six Sigma industry. The partnership, which originated in 2009, has brought significant growth to both the association, IASSC and Examination Institute, PEOPLECERT. The new agreement will bring mutual exclusivity that will further expand these best practices, making Professional Lean Six Sigma Credentialing even more accessible to professionals throughout the world. IASSC is the market leader in Professional Lean Six Sigma Credentialing. With a world-renowned third-party Certification Program, the IASSC Black Belt, Green Belt and Yellow Belt Certification exams aim to measure a person’s knowledge of the Lean…
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IASSC Body of Knowledge Survey

IASSC works hard on a daily basis to promote Certification Best Practices in the Lean Six Sigma Market and we are proud to be trusted as a recognized authority. We welcome and value your feedback, please take this opportunity to weigh in on our short body of knowledge survey, here.
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Introducing the New IASSC Brand

The International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC) has unveiled its first major brand update in almost a decade, continuing an evolution that’s been underway for years. The IASSC logo and brand has undergone a significant transformation which includes a new logo, colors, and font, new certificates and badges for the IASSC Black Belt, Green Belt and Yellow Belt Certification Program as well as new certificates and badges for the IASSC Accreditation Program. As the original and only independent third-party certification body within the Lean Six Sigma Industry our new identity had to satisfy all of the existing expectations of what our original marks stand for...while simultaneously moving the brand forward. Striving to maintain the iconic and recognizable IASSC marks…
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Updated Policies & Terms

As we welcome 2017 with great excitement IASSC has been busy working on various professional credentialing policies in pursuit of our mission of bringing Certification Best Practices to Lean Six Sigma. We have updated various aspects of the Agreements and Policy documents listed below. While many of the changes are simply legal particulars and general updates there are two important developments related to Certification and Accredited Training Associates. Changes to Certification. IASSC is introducing Recertification Criteria in alignment with Certification Best Practices. While all IASSC Certifications will continue to be perpetually recognized, all Certification Exams taken after March 1st 2017 will be subject to IASSC Certification Classifications. The details of this Certification Classification system can be viewed under the IASSC…
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IASSC Introduces On-Demand Web-Based Certification Testing

PHOENIX, ARIZONA May 29, 2012 IASSC (International Association for Six Sigma Certification) today announced the release of On-Demand Web-Based Certification Testing, a new high-stakes certification examination delivery method. This new method of testing is designed to maintain the highest degree of security standards while making certification testing options more convenient and accessible for professionals. The system allows candidates to schedule and conduct IASSC Black Belt, Green Belt and Yellow Belt Certification exams from their own computers in their own locations, such as a home or office, 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Professional IASSC representatives known as a “Web Proctors” monitor exam sessions through web cameras. Candidates enter into a controlled interface through the Internet where the Web…
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PeopleCert Group to offer Universal IASSC Lean Six Sigma Certifications

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA & ATHENS, GREECE – IASSC (International Association for Six Sigma Certification) and the PeopleCert Group today announced a multi-year strategic partnership designed to expand the global reach of the only independent third-party certification available within the Lean Six Sigma industry. The partnership will add IASSC Lean Six Sigma Accreditations and Certifications to the PeopleCert Group’s portfolio of Professional Certifications, which currently exceed 2.2 million internationally. IASSC has established rigorous Black Belt, Green Belt and Yellow Belt certification examinations which are professionally designed to measure a person’s knowledge of the Lean Six Sigma methodology. Practitioners who have trained with any trainer, consultancy, university or corporation are permitted to sit for an IASSC certification exam. The exams are based…
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The International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC) Appoints Former EXIN CEO, Joep van Nieuwstadt as Associate Director of European Affairs

The International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC) has appointed Joep van Nieuwstadt as Associate Director of European Affairs. As an expert in the field of IT education and certification Joep van Nieuwstadt has been heavily involved at high levels in many different standards: ECDL/ICDL, ITIL, ISO 20000, ISPL, COBIT, Prince2, IPMA, ASL and BISL, MOF, Six Sigma, Tmap and I-Tracks. As the CEO/Director of EXIN, currently one of the largest global certifying bodies, Joep took the institute from a national Dutch company to an international leader with 8 regional offices, 120 employees, and 20 million+ revenue. “Joep understands the international certification sector as well as any other executive out there from his experience leading EXIN and ITIL,” says Robert…
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IASSC exams begin!

The International Association for Six Sigma Certification is pleased to announce that the IASSC Certified Black Belt Exam (ICBB) and IASSC Certified Green Belt Exam (ICGB) is now available in over 230 testing centers within the United States and Canada. In addition we are currently expanding our network to include facilities across Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Australia among other locations. It is estimated that these locations will begin administering exams in April 2010. Sign up to the IASSC newsletter to receive future announcements.
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