AASSP MEMBERSHIP


We welcome all business improvement practitioners into the AASSP, and our members have experience in a range of transformation techniques – including Lean, Six Sigma and process management. Our members either work in an organisation with a defined improvement or transformation program or are individuals with an interest in continuous improvement.

AASSP members span some of Australasia’s largest companies and industries as diverse as banking, defence, FMCG and telecommunications.

Membership of the AASSP is open to people working in, studying or considering working in business transformation. There is no exclusion based on membership of other organisations.

For professionals working in business transformation, membership of the AASSP will connect you with peers across the region and allow you to learn and share with like-minded individuals.

Our Purpose & Values

The purpose of the AASSP is to support individuals and organisation learn and grow through networking, sharing and continuous improvement practises.

To deliver on this purpose, we value:
 
  • Sharing: telling it like it is in practice in a non-sell environment
  • Networking: providing the opportunity to meet experts and practitioners in Lean and Six Sigma across Australia
  • Inclusiveness: Welcoming business improvement experiences across industries and geographies  
  • Being not for profit, just for value

Members are expected to commit to our Purpose and abide by our values, at all times respecting other members and their organisations.

There are four types of AASSP membership:


1. Individual
An individual working in or studying business transformation, continuous improvement or business process improvement; or those considering a career change into this dynamic area


2. Company

An organisation with a formal, active business transformation program


3. Individual Service Providers

An individual working for an organisation servicing the business process improvement community or companies looking to improve process performance (e.g. consulting firms, recruitment companies and software vendors).

To ensure AASSP events remain open sharing environments a strict ‘no-sell’ policy exists at all events unless expressly approved by the Committee in writing and communicated clearly to members as such.

Individuals Service Provider members may be identified as such at all events.


4. Company Service Providers
Companies servicing the business process improvement community or companies looking to improve process performance (e.g. consulting firms, recruitment companies and software vendors).

As for Individual Service Providers, to ensure AASSP events remain open sharing environments, a strict ‘no-sell’ policy exists at all events unless expressly approved by the Committee in writing and communicated clearly to members as such.

Individuals working for Company Service Providers may be identified as such at all events.

What’s included in AASSP membership?

AASSP members have extensive knowledge on best practises, latest trends and research on business transformation deployment, operations and techniques. We share this knowledge through participation at events, on our members only extranet and in our regular member newsletters.

Our aim is to enable sharing of our experiences and thereby enhance the success of our members’ business transformation efforts. All AASSP members benefit from collaboration, access to the region’s leading business transformation professionals for advice and learning and the ability to benchmark all elements of improvement programs.

Access to AASSP events and resources is dependent on the type of membership.

  Individual Membership Company Membership Individual Service Providers* Company Service Provider*
Site Tours Attendance by 2 company representatives By invitation only By invitation only and attended by 2 company representatives
Monthly VirtualClasses & Workshops
Deployment Forums Attendance by 2 company representatives Attendance by 2 company representatives
Annual Practitioner Forum Invitation to attend (additional charges apply for attendance) Invitation to attend (additional charges apply for attendance) Invitation to attend (additional charges apply for attendance) Invitation to attend (additional charges apply for attendance)
Networking functions
Networking with leading transformation experts By invitation only By invitation only
Discounted tickets to other conferences when available (e.g. IQPC)
Annual Membership fee 2016/17 $150 $400 $150 $400

* As a member, service providers will be required to share insights into practices and activities that benefit and build the AASSP commuity. Either by volunteering or by invitation, they are required to contribute their knowledge, skills and resources to live our value of not for profit, just for value.

Please Note:
The number of participants in each VirtualClass is restricted to ensure everyone has an opportunity to contribute. Registrations will be accepted through the nominated registration process on a first in, first served basis.


Why join the AASSP?

There are numerous benefits of being an AASSP member. Here are a few:

1. Interaction with an established network of major organisations committed to excellence in Lean, Six Sigma and other business transformation methodologies

  • Learn from others member’s experiences
  • Hear about innovative approaches/ methods
  • Benchmark your deployment against others
  • Benefit from listening to guest speakers at meetings
  • Potential to publish ideas through AASSP website

2. Access to a peer learning network

  • Access to a peer learning network in a creative and thought provoking environment, where members share ideas, experiences, challenges and successes
  • Build up a network of contacts
  • Link with guest speakers from others members companies

3. Be part of Australasia’s leading business transformation industry body

  • Be part of a group of industry experts
  • Gain access to a research sample
  • Gain access to guidelines on standard definitions of experience (e.g. what does Black Belt certification look like in a range of companies?)
ABOUT AASSP

AASSP

AASSP is an association of organisations and individuals who are leading the practice of Lean Six Sigma in Australasia.

 

Quick Links

  Membership Application
  Members Extranet