Environmental Management Systems and Audits

Code: OLRN1426

Course description

This course will examine environmental management systems in compliance with the environmental laws and regulations. The course will introduce the students to the concept on environmental management systems and their role in reducing overall environmental impacts within industry and business operations. The course will provide students with an overview of the purpose of an EMS model, how companies adopt/implement them and the overall framework of EMS models. The course will also focus on specific EMS models, including the ISO 14001 systems. This course will also teach students about the Auditing process, in terms of using the audit as a management tool for environmental performance.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019. Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019.