IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers

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Climate change mitigation and adaptation together with the unfolding biodiversity catastrophe pose the biggest challenges facing our society. Adapting our businesses and industries to meet this challenge requires new ways of working and significant upskilling.

The Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers course aims to provide supervisors and managers with a strategic and operational overview of environmental sustainability as it affects their specific industry and work area.

The course includes:
• an 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
• how employees support environmental sustainability

The aim of this two-day course is to support managers and supervisors in understanding the strategic and operational implications environmental sustainability has on them, their team and department, enabling them to contribute to the improved environmental
sustainability of their organisation.

No prior environmental knowledge required
• Practical activities and workshops throughout
• Can be tailored to suit individual company needs
• Helps ensure managers and supervisors understand their role in promoting sustainability within an organisation

 

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What's covered?

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On successful completion of this course learners will be able to:
• Define environmental sustainability
• Identify the causes of key environmental issues
• Identify how organisations impact the environment
• Identify how the environment impacts organisations
• Identify the benefits of good environmental performance
• Identify environmental regulators
• Define enforcement methods
• Identify key statutory compliance requirements
• Identify the key elements of international environmental agreements
• Define pollution
• Identify key terms used in relation to pollution
• Describe ways to prevent pollution in organisations
• Describe potential consequences if organisations cause pollution of the environment
• State the purpose of environmental legislation
• Identify the core principles and benefits of environmental management systems
• Identify the practical actions employees can undertake to support environmental sustainability
• Describe the environmental management structure within organisations
• Identify the practical actions employees can undertake to support environmental sustainability
• Analyse how environmental sustainability can impact organisational growth
• Analyse environmental performance
• Identify improvements to drive performance
• Explain the relationship between environmental sustainability and value creation
• Evaluate environmental sustainability in different areas of the value chain
• Describe the implications of environmental sustainability in different areas of the value chain
• Define key terms of resource efficiency
• Explain the impact of resource consumption
• Evaluate methods for optimising resource efficiency within organisations
• Identify the benefits of resource efficiency
• Identify effective communication channels
• Evaluate change management principles
• Evaluate effective engagement strategies through environmental management systems.

Who should participate?

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This course is ideally suited for supervisors and managers across all sectors and has no formal entry requirements.

What will I learn?

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The learner will have knowledge and understanding of:
• The main environmental and economic risks and opportunities
• Compliance obligations and business drivers for change
• The main potential impacts on environment and sustainability
• How to improve environmental performance

The learner will:
• Evaluate drivers for change and barriers to change
• Apply knowledge and understanding to baselines 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

Who are the tutors?

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How will I be assessed?

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This course is IEMA certified, and certificates are provided by IEMA to learners who have successfully completed the course. The assessment for Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers consists of an online 20 question multiple-choice test and learners must achieve 70% to pass. The test is completed through the IEMA assessment portal and candidates are sent a link upon registration to the assessment, the test must be completed within a prescribed timeframe.

Programme accreditation

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This course is IEMA certified, and certificates are provided by IEMA to learners who have successfully completed the course.

IEMA is the membership body for more than 15,000 environment and sustainability professionals worldwide. IEMA support individuals and organisations in setting and achieving globally recognised standards for sustainable practice, in turn driving the development and uptake of sustainability skills. IEMA add value for their members by providing the knowledge, connections and recognition necessary to lead change within organisations at all levels. IEMA are independent, international and apply the combined expertise of their members to provide evidence and influence decision-making, working towards a vision of transforming the world to sustainability. IEMA is committed to global sustainability, for everyone working, studying or interested in environment and sustainability.

More Information on IEMA is available at https://www.iema.net/

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Accreditation
Course Code
EE026
Duration
2 training days
Course Times
9.00am - 5.00pm
Time Zone: Europe - Dublin
Price
Public Virtual Training: €495

+ €25 IEMA course certification fee

Delivery Mode
This programme is delivered virtually or face-to-face, and is available as Public or In-House training
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IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers

Duration: 2 days
+ €25 (certification fees)
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IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers

Duration: 2 daysVirtual Training Price: €495
+ €25 (certification fees)
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  • 16 - 17 Feb 2022
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