IEMA working with environmental sustainability

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Duration
1 day
Members
£270 +VAT
Non Members
£305 +VAT
10% discount (use code EEFTR10 at checkout) or buy one, get one half price (use code EEFBOGOHP at checkout) for courses running until the end of 2016

This one-day course offers a practical introduction to environmental sustainability, including resource efficiency, pollution prevention, legislative compliance and understanding the impacts of transport. It is ideal for those seeking to understand environmental sustainability and how it relates to their organisation, whatever their role or function. The course will equip delegates with the knowledge and motivation to actively contribute to their organisation’s environmental sustainability strategy.  

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

Course content

  • Understanding environmental sustainability
  • Reducing environmental impacts
  • Understanding the use of natural resources
  • Resource efficiency and its potential for cost reduction
  • Pollution prevention and control measures
  • Impacts of transport on an organisation
  • Measures to reduce transport impacts
  • Understanding of individual responsibilities.

By completing this course, delegates will:

Build foundation skills required to further develop sustainable practises in their business. They may choose to expand their knowledge and skills by pursuing further study, including:

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

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course, although an awareness of environmental obligations of the organisation is useful.

Assessment

The course is assessed by a multiple choice test paper.