Continuous Improvement Maturity Model (CIMM)

The LSSA syllabi is based on the ‘Continuous Improvement Maturity Model’ (CIMM). This is a framework that guides an evolutionary staged approach for process improvement from a very early stage till delivering world class products. CIMM incorporates the best practices methods and techniques of process improvement, quality management and new product development. It includes best practices from TQM, Kaizen, TPM, Lean, Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma.

The ‘Continuous Improvement Maturity Model’ can support other maturity models or act as a standalone framework to guide the process of continuous improvement from a very early stage to the level of World class. The model describes five maturity levels. The levels will be identified as ‘Level-I’ to ‘Level-V’.