IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers

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We are facing a climate emergency that requires an urgent change in how we do business. The IEMA Sustainability Skills for Managers provides understanding of the strategic & operational implications

The IEMA Certified Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers course provides managers and supervisors with the knowledge and skills needed to contribute to the improved environmental sustainability of their organisation. 

This course is perfect for managers and supervisors from any industry/business sector in understanding the strategic and operational implications environmental sustainability has on them, their team and department.

IEMA is the professional body for everyone working in environment and sustainability. This course will enable you to make a positive difference to your organisations environmental performance

The course is intended to support managers and supervisors from any industry in understanding the strategic and operational implications environmental sustainability has on them, their team and department.

Course duration: 20 hours.

Astutis delivers the IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers course as an Online course. For businesses, the course can also be taught at your premises through our In-Company delivery method.

Course Modules:

Module 1 - Risks and opportunities from environmental sustainability1.1 Define environmental sustainability

1.2 Identify the causes of key environmental issues
1.3 Identify how organisations impact the environment
1.4 Identify how the environment impacts organisations
1.5 Identify the benefits of good environmental performance

Module 2 - Laws and other compliance obligations 

2.1 identify environmental regulators.

2.2 Define enforcement methods
2.3 Identify key statutory compliance requirements
2.4 Identify the key elements of international environmental agreements

Module 3 - Key environmental sustainability issues

3.1 Define pollution
3.2 Identify key terms used in relation to pollution
3.3 Describe ways to prevent pollution in organisations
3.4 Describe potential consequences if organisations cause pollution of the environment
3.5 State the purpose of environmental legislation
3.6 Identify the core principles and benefits of environmental management systems

Module 4 - Improving environmental sustainability performance.

4.1 Identify the practical actions employees can undertake to support environmental sustainability
4.2 Describe the environmental management structure within organisations

Module 5 - Control of emissions to air

5.1 Identify the practical actions employees can undertake to support environmental sustainability
5.2 Describe the environmental management structure within organisations
5.3 Analyse how environmental sustainability can impact organisational growth

Module 6 - Control of environmental noise

6.1 Analyse environmental performance
6.2 identify improvements to drive performance

Module 7 - Control of contamination of water sources

7.1 Explain the relationship between environmental sustainability and value creation
7.2 Evaluate environmental sustainability in different areas of the value chain
7.3 Describe the implications of environmental sustainability in different areas of the value chain

Module 8 - Control of waste and land use

8.1 Define key terms of resource efficiency
8.2 Explain the impact of resource consumption
8.3 Evaluate methods for optimising resource efficiency within organisations
8.4 Identify the benefits of resource efficiency

Module 9 - Sources and use of energy and energy efficiency

9.1 Identify effective communication channels
9.2 Evaluate change management principles
9.3 Evaluate effective engagement strategies through environmental management systems

Examination:

You will undertake a short online multiple choice test, an IEMA certificate is issued upon successful completion.

learner benefits of achieving the IEMA Certified Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers

Enables you to:

  • make a positive difference to your organisations environmental performance
  • evaluate drivers for change and barriers
  • apply knowledge and understanding to baseline data to monitor and improve performance
  • apply knowledge of environmental sustainability across the value chain
  • demonstrate the importance of implementing resource efficiency
  • demonstrate how employees can improve environmental performance

in association with Astutis

 298.0 Ex. VAT