IEMA managing with environmental sustainability

2 days
£520 +VAT
Non Members
£590 +VAT

This two-day course equips managers and supervisors with the knowledge required to contribute to the improved environmental sustainability of their organisations. Delegates will gain an understanding of the strategic and operational implications environmental sustainability has on them, their teams and departments - enabling them to add value to their organisations. A wide range of environmental sustainability issues are covered, including resource efficiency and sustainability across the value chain, legal aspects and a manager’s role in changing behaviour.

The course is relevant to anyone who is involved in, or about to enter into, environmental management. The course is also essential for managers working in organisations that are about to embark on initiatives to improve environmental sustainability.

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Course content

The course covers the essential management skill set required to manage environmental sustainability in any organisation, including: 

  • Defining sustainability/environmental sustainability
  • Opportunities and constraints of a changing environmental landscape
  • Resource efficiency
  • Environmental sustainability tools
  • Legislation and compliance
  • Changing behaviour

The course makes reference to a number of case studies of good practice in the management of environmental sustainability.

By completing this course, delegates will:

Build foundation skills required to further develop sustainable practice in their business

 Courses that may have further relevance, which delegates can progress to include:

  • IEMA associate certificate in environmental management
  • IEMA diploma in sustainable business practice


There are no prerequisites, although an awareness of environmental obligations of the organisation is useful.


There is a short assessment and a work based project with report.

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