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Business and the Environment Online Bundle, 3 Certificate Courses

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1. Business and the Environment: Learn the principles underlying environmental management

In 1990 the concept of the environmental management system (EMS) was new to many organisations. However, it has subsequently developed very rapidly, becoming the subject of a number of international standards and schemes. The first national environmental management standard, BS7750, was published in 1992 and the European Union (or Community as it was then called) adopted the same basic approach in 1993 with the introduction of its Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). An international standard, ISO 14001, replaced BS 7750 in 1996. In this course we look at how these standards and schemes have developed, the differences between them, and what benefits an organisation can expect to gain from adopting a recognised EMS.

While neither ISO 14001 nor EMAS prescribe the level of environmental performance to be achieved, they do require a commitment to continual improvement. The extent of this improvement is for the individual organisation to decide and should be quantified in objectives and targets where practicable. At first glance, continual improvement may appear to be a particularly onerous commitment, but it is vital if the environmental management system is to be seen as credible by interested parties. This course looks at the importance and benefits of continual improvement, how it can be achieved, and how some of the barriers to its achievement can be overcome.

Any organisation undertaking a programme of continual improvement needs not only to establish procedures for its work processes but also to regard all procedures, and the processes to which they relate, as being capable of improvement. This course focuses on what is involved in improving work procedures and processes in order to reduce the environmental impacts of your organisation.

A sudden environmental crisis - such as a large fire, explosion, release of toxic gas or major water pollution incident - is probably the most feared occurrence by individuals with responsibility for an organisation's environmental performance. However, slow-acting pollution incidents can create a crisis that damages not only the environment but also the organisation, both financially and in terms of its reputation - and the reputation of its products - among the public.

Emergency planning is required to deal with any incident that could result in loss of life, ill health or damage to the environment.

2. Environmental Legislation and Policy: Learn to evaluate your organisation's environmental policy

As the public and scientific outcry over environmental pollution has intensified over the years, politicians have responded by creating more legislation designed to protect the environment. This legislation has been aimed largely at business and industry.

This course on Environmental Legislation and Policy presents an overview of the most relevant environmental legislation that you need to be informed about before writing or evaluating your organisation's environmental policy. It provides you with an overview of the development of statutory environmental law in the UK, and concludes with examining the rationale behind environmental policy development, what a policy should contain and how it should be communicated.

3. Environmental Management: Learn how to manage and protect our environment

Many economic structures depend on natural resources. Industries like forestry, fishing, agriculture and tourism rely on the health function of the natural environment, and hardly a productive industry does not rely on natural resources. The industries will suffer if this resource base is damaged in any way.

Learning about the environment, what we can do and what it can do for us is an essential part of your life, if we want to ensure our future existence. How we manage our environment and what we need to do to protect it is an essential part of this specialised course.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  3. Study as many courses as you want
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of  each course assessment, you will receive a certificate per course. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

The Environmental Management  Online Bundle, 3 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Business and the Environment

Environmental Management Systems, Schemes and Standards

  • 1.1 Environmental management principles
  • 1.2 Environmental management systems and standards
  • 1.3 Main elements of EMAS
  • 1.4 Main elements of ISO 14001
  • 1.5 Strategic environmental management
  • 1.6 Integrated management

Continual Improvement

  • 2.1 What is continual improvement?  
  • 2.2 Benefits of improved environmental performance
  • 2.3 Challenges to the implementation of an improvement programme
  • 2.4 The importance of commitment
  • 2.5 Implementing a continual improvement programme
  • 2.6 Sustainable development

Working Methods

  • 3.1 The importance of environmental procedures
  • 3.2 Assessment of procedures and processes
  • 3.3 Implementing changes to procedures and processes

Response to Damage to the Environment

  • 4.1 Fire, explosion  and toxic gas releases
  • 4.2 Contaminated land
  • 4.3 Pollution of surface water
  • 4.4 Emergency plans

Course 2 - Environmental Legislation and Policy

 

The UK Legislative System

  • Statute law and common law
  • Criminal law and civil law
  • Statutory nuisance
  • The influence of European law

Environmental Law

  • The development of environmental law
  • Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • Environment Act 1995
  • Waste legislation
  • Water legislation
  • Air legislation
  • Noise nuisance
  • Planning and conservation
  • Health and safety legislation
  • Register of environmental legislation

Environmental Policy

  • What is an environmental policy?
  • Producing and evaluating an environmental policy
  • Communicating the policy

Appendix 1: Amerada Hess's environmental policy statement

Appendix 2: Unilever's environmental policy statement

Course 3 - Environmental Management

Introduction to Ecology

  • Environment
  • Environmentalist
  • Eco-climate
  • Ecological Value
  • Economic Value
  • Quinine

The Effects of Industry on the Environment

  • Industrial Pollution
  • Types of pollution
  • Pollutants affecting air
  • Pollutants affecting fresh water
  • Pollutants affecting marine life
  • Pollutants affecting land
  • The effects of pollution
  • Nuclear pollution
  • Asbestos fibres
  • Urbanisation

The Greenhouse Effect, the Ozone Layer, Poisons and Waste Materials

  • Natural Greenhouse Effect
  • Global Warming
  • Ozone Depletion
  • Effects of ozone depletion

Water and Soil

  • Soil erosion
  • Prevention of soil erosion
  • Causes of desertification
  • Worldwide desertification

Animal Management

  • The Human Animal – Population Explosion
  • Urban Contraceptive
  • The incidence of Aids

Marine Management

  • West Coast
  • South Coast
  • East Coast

Vegetation Management

  • Deforestation
  • Rate of Deforestation
  • The carbon cycle
  • The water cycle
  • Soil erosion
  • Desertification
  • Effects of Deforestation
  • Indigenous Plants
  • currents
  • Alien Plants
  • Invasive Plants

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Get Business and the Environment, Environmental Legislation & Policy and Environmental Management in this Bundle

1. Business and the Environment: Learn the principles underlying environmental management

In 1990 the concept of the environmental management system (EMS) was new to many organisations. However, it has subsequently developed very rapidly, becoming the subject of a number of international standards and schemes. The first national environmental management standard, BS7750, was published in 1992 and the European Union (or Community as it was then called) adopted the same basic approach in 1993 with the introduction of its Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). An international standard, ISO 14001, replaced BS 7750 in 1996. In this course we look at how these standards and schemes have developed, the differences between them, and what benefits an organisation can expect to gain from adopting a recognised EMS.

While neither ISO 14001 nor EMAS prescribe the level of environmental performance to be achieved, they do require a commitment to continual improvement. The extent of this improvement is for the individual organisation to decide and should be quantified in objectives and targets where practicable. At first glance, continual improvement may appear to be a particularly onerous commitment, but it is vital if the environmental management system is to be seen as credible by interested parties. This course looks at the importance and benefits of continual improvement, how it can be achieved, and how some of the barriers to its achievement can be overcome.

Any organisation undertaking a programme of continual improvement needs not only to establish procedures for its work processes but also to regard all procedures, and the processes to which they relate, as being capable of improvement. This course focuses on what is involved in improving work procedures and processes in order to reduce the environmental impacts of your organisation.

A sudden environmental crisis - such as a large fire, explosion, release of toxic gas or major water pollution incident - is probably the most feared occurrence by individuals with responsibility for an organisation's environmental performance. However, slow-acting pollution incidents can create a crisis that damages not only the environment but also the organisation, both financially and in terms of its reputation - and the reputation of its products - among the public.

Emergency planning is required to deal with any incident that could result in loss of life, ill health or damage to the environment.

2. Environmental Legislation and Policy: Learn to evaluate your organisation's environmental policy

As the public and scientific outcry over environmental pollution has intensified over the years, politicians have responded by creating more legislation designed to protect the environment. This legislation has been aimed largely at business and industry.

This course on Environmental Legislation and Policy presents an overview of the most relevant environmental legislation that you need to be informed about before writing or evaluating your organisation's environmental policy. It provides you with an overview of the development of statutory environmental law in the UK, and concludes with examining the rationale behind environmental policy development, what a policy should contain and how it should be communicated.

3. Environmental Management: Learn how to manage and protect our environment

Many economic structures depend on natural resources. Industries like forestry, fishing, agriculture and tourism rely on the health function of the natural environment, and hardly a productive industry does not rely on natural resources. The industries will suffer if this resource base is damaged in any way.

Learning about the environment, what we can do and what it can do for us is an essential part of your life, if we want to ensure our future existence. How we manage our environment and what we need to do to protect it is an essential part of this specialised course.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  3. Study as many courses as you want
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of  each course assessment, you will receive a certificate per course. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

The Environmental Management  Online Bundle, 3 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Business and the Environment

Environmental Management Systems, Schemes and Standards

  • 1.1 Environmental management principles
  • 1.2 Environmental management systems and standards
  • 1.3 Main elements of EMAS
  • 1.4 Main elements of ISO 14001
  • 1.5 Strategic environmental management
  • 1.6 Integrated management

Continual Improvement

  • 2.1 What is continual improvement?  
  • 2.2 Benefits of improved environmental performance
  • 2.3 Challenges to the implementation of an improvement programme
  • 2.4 The importance of commitment
  • 2.5 Implementing a continual improvement programme
  • 2.6 Sustainable development

Working Methods

  • 3.1 The importance of environmental procedures
  • 3.2 Assessment of procedures and processes
  • 3.3 Implementing changes to procedures and processes

Response to Damage to the Environment

  • 4.1 Fire, explosion  and toxic gas releases
  • 4.2 Contaminated land
  • 4.3 Pollution of surface water
  • 4.4 Emergency plans

Course 2 - Environmental Legislation and Policy

 

The UK Legislative System

  • Statute law and common law
  • Criminal law and civil law
  • Statutory nuisance
  • The influence of European law

Environmental Law

  • The development of environmental law
  • Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • Environment Act 1995
  • Waste legislation
  • Water legislation
  • Air legislation
  • Noise nuisance
  • Planning and conservation
  • Health and safety legislation
  • Register of environmental legislation

Environmental Policy

  • What is an environmental policy?
  • Producing and evaluating an environmental policy
  • Communicating the policy

Appendix 1: Amerada Hess's environmental policy statement

Appendix 2: Unilever's environmental policy statement

Course 3 - Environmental Management

Introduction to Ecology

  • Environment
  • Environmentalist
  • Eco-climate
  • Ecological Value
  • Economic Value
  • Quinine

The Effects of Industry on the Environment

  • Industrial Pollution
  • Types of pollution
  • Pollutants affecting air
  • Pollutants affecting fresh water
  • Pollutants affecting marine life
  • Pollutants affecting land
  • The effects of pollution
  • Nuclear pollution
  • Asbestos fibres
  • Urbanisation

The Greenhouse Effect, the Ozone Layer, Poisons and Waste Materials

  • Natural Greenhouse Effect
  • Global Warming
  • Ozone Depletion
  • Effects of ozone depletion

Water and Soil

  • Soil erosion
  • Prevention of soil erosion
  • Causes of desertification
  • Worldwide desertification

Animal Management

  • The Human Animal – Population Explosion
  • Urban Contraceptive
  • The incidence of Aids

Marine Management

  • West Coast
  • South Coast
  • East Coast

Vegetation Management

  • Deforestation
  • Rate of Deforestation
  • The carbon cycle
  • The water cycle
  • Soil erosion
  • Desertification
  • Effects of Deforestation
  • Indigenous Plants
  • currents
  • Alien Plants
  • Invasive Plants

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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