An environmental management system has the objective to continuously improve the environmental performance of the activities, products and services of a company. The company has to introduce different management procedures. The goal of this lecture is to provide basics and specific procedure to implement the environmental dimension in the planning and decision making processes of an organisation.
Overview on environmental management and environmental management systems, general methods and principles.
Introduction to environmental mangement / environmental management systems, energy and material flows; economical and ecological problems in industry; charakterisation of an enterprise (incl. management handbook); structur and contents of an environmental management system; overview on the ISO 14001 ff. series; methodes for environmental evaluation and assessment; integrated management systems; planning methodology and life-cycle-design design; planning exampl
Information about environmental management and environmental management systems will be provided by a CD or mail.
a list with literatures and links will be provided
Prerequisites / Notice
Delivery of a case study, worked out in groups. Language: Teaching in English on request.
Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)