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

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery