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Lean Six Sigma awards certification to NDB Bank participants

One of the participants from NDB Bank receiving the Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
One of the participants from NDB Bank receiving the Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

The Lean Six Sigma Company, one of the leading Six Sigma providers with offices in 25 destinations across the world, awarded certifications to participants from NDB Bank recently. A total of 27 participants were trained; 20 for the basic-entry level Yellow belt and 7 for the advanced Green belt who also completed individual projects.

Lean Six Sigma is a globally practised methodology in both manufacturing and service sectors to bring down operational cost and lead time while improving product quality and customer satisfaction. The certification comes in various skill levels namely Yellow belt, Green belt and Black belt. Companies are seen opting for these programs at a growing pace than ever before.

NDB Bank Chief Operating Officer Deepal Akuretiyagama said ‘Lean Six Sigma methodologies are well-proven techniques in optimizing operational efficiencies whilst enhancing our services that best suit our customers. We are happy to have our employees trained from The Lean Six Sigma Company and immensely proud of them in receiving their globally recognized certifications.’The Lean Six Sigma Company has trained hundreds of professionals from numerous leading organizations in the country through workshops, training and coaching. Participants have the option of choosing a physical or virtual classroom with simulation and other advanced teaching techniques including case studies.

Recently, it also went on to launch a special program for the services sector, namely ‘Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for Services’ to cater to the growing demand from banking and financial institutions, healthcare, BPO, academic providers among others.

Focused on providing quality training and global recognition, its certification programs are based on both ISO18404 and ISO13052 international standards, making it one of the very few providers certified for both standards.

It is the number one lean six sigma provider in Europe and one of the leading globally, with a presence across Europe, the USA, Canada, Latin America, Africa and Asia. Sri Lanka was the first country to enter the Asian region, and within just two years it has now expanded into India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Founded in 2002, The Lean Six Sigma Company with its headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands has trained over 25,000 professionals from 4,000-plus businesses globally. It offers a wide range of courses and programs in the areas of lean and six sigma catered to various requirements of the client. For more information on courses and programs in Sri Lanka, please visit www.theleansixsigmacompany.lk