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ISO/IEC 14000 Series

Standard for Environmental Management


ISO International Standards are documents that provide specifications and guidelines that can be used consistently to ensure that products, processes and services are fit for their purpose. For business, they are strategic tools that reduce costs by minimizing waste and errors and increasing productivity. They help companies to access new markets, level the playing field for developing countries and facilitate free and fair global trade.

The ISO Standards series of course have been developed to provide professionals with guidance on mandatory requirements to put in place in their organization as well as practical recommendations regarding the formal or informal certification process related to it.

The specific ISO/IEC 14000 course focuses on environmental management and provides guidance and tools to identify and control the organizational environmental impact and constantly improve the organizational environmental performance.

The benefits of using the ISO/IEC 14000 series include:
Reduced cost of waste management;
Savings in consumption of energy and materials;
Lower distribution costs;
Improved corporate image.

OBJECTIVES

 To get insight in the Standards concepts
 To make clear the relevance of an environmental management system
 To provide sound understanding of the mandatory requirements
 To provide guidance on how to use the standard
 To make practical the certification process

CONTENT

1. Environmental Management Principles
2. Environmental Management System
3. Environmental Management Requirements
a. Environmental Policy
b. Planning
c. Implementation and Operation
d. Checking
e. Management Review
4. Certification Process

TARGET AUDIENCE

• All individuals wanting to have a practical knowledge of environmental management standards.
• All individuals involved in environmental management activities.
• All individuals wanting to prepare or participating in an environmental management certification process.

PREREQUISITES

None

PEDAGOGICAL METHOD

 Theory and concepts illustrated by a trainer with sound expertise and experience in quality management.
 Group discussions with the purpose to match the relevant quality management issues to real life experience.

CERTIFICATION

None

STUDENT PACK

 Course Materials
 Attendance Certificate

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