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Environmental Management Course (EMC)
Objective
For Who

The course is designed to equip participants with fundamental knowledge of environmental management principles and its application with a view to enhance competence in environmental sustainability and regulatory practice.

Strongly recommended for all whom environmental management and regulation is an integral part of a wide range of responsibilities in their organization as well as those who are new to environmental management and desire an appreciation of environmental issues.

Introduction

The growing global environmental concerns and the demands imposed on organizations to minimize the adverse impact of their activities on the environment and human health, underscores the need to enhance capacity on environmental management. Understanding the ways in which an organization interacts/impacts on the environment and the ability to manage them effectively is key to the protection of the environment and human health as well as sustainable development.

Content

The course covers a range of topics that addresses key elements of environmental management. In addition to the teaching sessions, the course will also involve individual and syndicate group exercises, video shows and practical demonstrations.

Module1: Environmental Sustainability

 

  • Natural Ecological Processes, Systems and Services

  • Organizations and Influences on the Natural Environment

  • Key Environmental Challenges – Pollution and Resource Depletion Related Environmental Problems 

  • Solid Waste Management

Module 2: Environmental Policies & Regulations

 

  • National Environmental Policies, Legislations and Regulations

  • International Environmental Legislations and Multilateral Environmental Agreements including Conventions, Protocols & Treaties

Module 3: Environmental Management System (EMS)

 

  • Introduction to Environmental Management Systems

    ISO 14001: 2015 Environmental Management System

Module 4: Tools for Assessment & Interpretation of Environmental Performance

 

  • Environmental Impact Assessment

  • Environmental Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement

  • Environmental Audit

Benefits

On completion of the course, participants will:

 

  • Gain certification in Environmental Management

  • Enhance professional/career development

  • Earn points to attain professional certification

  • Understand the concept of environmental sustainability

  • Understand ecological processes, systems and services

  • Understand how local, regional & global environmental issues evolve

  • Understand modern & traditional environmental health challenges

  • Identify ways in which pollutants impact on habitat/species

  • Understand ways in which organizations have positive and negative impacts on environmental systems.

  • Understand the concept of environmental management

  • Understand basic solid waste management principles

  • Understand the importance of integrating environmental issues into business process of an organization and potential benefits.

  • Understand the Nigerian Environment Regulatory Framework & Key International Environmental Legislations and Multilateral Agreements.

  • Understand the position of environmental management as an agent of change and the role of EMS in the process of continual improvement.

  • Understand the key elements of ISO 14001:2015.

  • Understand the standards for Environment Management System (EMS) Certification i.e. ISO 14001.

  • Understand the concept and process of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) within the framework of Sustainable Development

  • Understand the aim, principles & process of Environmental Monitoring & Environmental Audit (EA).

Course
Method

Lecture Presentations; Group Exercises; Syndicate Sessions; DVD Presentations

Duration

4 Days

Dates

9th – 12thApril, 2019. 

16th– 19thJuly, 2019. 

5th– 8thNovember, 2019.

Venue

GEHS Learning Arena, 3rdFloor Kojo Motors Building, Plot 1209, Kado Road, By VIO, Mabushi, Abuja.

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