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Introduction This two-day IEMA certified Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers is designed to provide supervisors and managers with a strategic and operational overview of environmental sustainability as it affects their specific industry and work area. This course is invaluable in giving managers at all levels the confidence to get involved in, and fully engage in your organisation’s environmental sustainability challenges. Topics covered include :the understanding of the strategic opportunities and constraints that environmental sustainability presents organisations; the importance of resource efficiency; the impact of environmental sustainability across the value chain; the impacts of pollution, prevention, control and environmental legislation in organisations; and how employees support environmental sustainability. Duration 2 Days, 08.30 – 16.45 Who should attend? This course is ideally suited for supervisors and managers across all sectors and has no formal entry requirements. Course objectives This course will equip delegates with knowledge of the key concepts and building blocks of sustainability in business and develop relevant skills to be able to apply sustainable development within their own business. Course content Understand the main environmental and economic risks and opportunities Understand compliance obligations and business drivers for change Understand the main potential impacts on environment and sustainability Understand how to improve environmental performance How to evaluate drivers for change and barriers Understand baselines data to monitor and improve performance How to apply knowledge of environmental sustainability across the value chain How to demonstrate the importance of implementing resource efficiency How to demonstrate how employees can improve environmental performance What are the benefits Attendance will enable delegates to: Decide how best to apply and develop sustainability in their own business Add to their environmental management career credentials Be able to build and support sustainability within their business Improve environmental decision-making Discuss confidently the benefits of a sustainable business with others within their business and to their stakeholders In-House Courses Offering better value for money, they can be designed to more closely match your specific requirements. Style of Delivery and Course Leaders Our course leaders have substantial experience in the field of environmental management systems. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical management experience across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, finance, pharmaceuticals, local and national government. We have extensive experience working across cultural boundaries, through our work in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas. Certification The assessment for Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers consists of an online 20 question multiple-choice test. The test is completed through the IEMA assessment portal and candidates are sent a link upon registration to the assessment. Delegates successfully taking the course and passing the course assessment will be awarded an IEMA issued certificate.

Introduction Build the practical skills and knowledge you need to develop an Environmental Management System (EMS) with this training course. Discover the actions, tools and techniques required to implement or improve an inherited EMS, including procedural and process information. Duration 2 Days, 09.00 – 17.00 Who should attend? People involved in planning and/or coordinating the implementation process for a system addressing environmental issues People who have been assigned the task of establishing or inheriting an EMS Decision makers in the implementation process Those wanting to understand the implementation process Course objectives Identify environmental aspects and impacts that create the baseline from which an EMS is created and developed Recognise cultural change and management issues, which play a role in the implementation process Establish the initial steps to be taken in developing an EMS Develop skills in the preparation of written procedures and required documentation Recognise the appropriate resources and capabilities necessary for maintaining an EMS Course content What is an EMS How to Implement & Improve an EMS The ISO 14001 model and an ISO 14001:2015 Standard Revision Overview Developing an Environmental policy Common features of an EMS Identifying environmental risks Managing environmental improvement actions Operational controls and emergency planning Training & communication Developing and maintaining EMS documentation Monitoring, measuring and reporting Auditing and management review Cultural change and implementation Maintaining an EMS to achieve continual improvement What are the benefits This course offers valuable day to day knowledge and skills essential to an efficient environmental management system. Decide how best to develop the Quality Management Systems of their organisation Add to their quality management career credentials Understand the relevance of quality standards to their organisation Be able to set quality objectives. Demonstrate the competitive benefits of quality standards to their own and other organisations In-House Courses Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements. Style of Delivery and Course Leaders Our course leaders have extensive experience in Management Systems across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, service and professional organisations including Local, National and International Government. This wide experience enables them to make the course more interesting by using their relevant examples and case studies during workshop discussions. Our team of staff has extensive experience of working across cultural boundaries, through their work in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia and the Americas. Certification Delegates will receive Certificate of Attainment

Introduction This interactive CQI and IRCA Certified two-day training programme aims to help delegates to understand and apply the principles and techniques that are required for conducting effective environmental audits. A good system of auditing is one of the most effective methods of ensuring that the Environmental Management System (EMS) continues to meet its objectives and for control and for identifying improvements. Auditors need to be sufficiently competent in order to evaluate the EMS effectively if the organisation is to achieve the full benefit from its EMS and have confidence that it is achieving its objectives. This IRCA registered course focuses delegates on the most important attributes of a modern and effective environmental management system and helps them to understand the role of the auditor in its development and continual improvement. It introduces delegates to business environmental issues and relevant legislative issues. The course is based on auditing with the ISO 14001:2015 standard. Duration 2 Days, 09.00 – 17.10 (day 1) 08.45 – 17.15 (day 2) Who should attend? This course is essential for those who will undertake internal environmental audits, or who will be required to plan, manage and implement internal audit programmes. Other people who find this course useful are team leaders and supervisors with EMS, who are looking to broaden their awareness of environmental issues in order to understand how they can improve their overall contribution to the success of the business. The course does not require any past auditing or environmental management system experience. Course objectives To enable delegates to effectively plan, perform, evaluate and report the results of internal environmental audits with confidence. To help delegates understand the key attributes of an efficient and effective environmental management system and the role of the internal auditor in its continual improvement and development. Course content Basic environmental thinking and risk-based concepts Structure and principles of an environmental management system Overview of key ISO 14001:2015 requirements Auditors roles and responsibilities Types of environmental audit Effective auditing techniques and good audit practices Reporting valid findings and managing corrective actions What are the benefits This course, combined with an ISO 14001 foundation course, satisfies the formal training requirements for those wishing to register under the CQI and IRCA Certified training scheme as an Internal EMS Auditor. Successful delegates will be equipped with the technical skills and knowledge required to plan, conduct and report internal EMS audits. Delegates also find the interactive nature of the course, it’s challenging content and extensive use of team-based exercises an enjoyable and effective way to learn. In-House Courses Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements. Style of Delivery and Course Leaders A combination of presentations and guided exercises together with an interactive role-play exercise involving a simulated audit makes this course both highly beneficial and enjoyable for participants. Our course leaders are qualified and experienced environmental auditors with extensive practical management experience across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, service and utilities, professional, local and national government. We have extensive experience working across cultural boundaries, through our work in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas. Certification Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded a CQI and IRCA Certified training certificate (2353).

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