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IEMA - Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management course description.

Course Description

Is the Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management (leading to Associate membership) course accredited by an official body?

This course is Accredited and certified by : Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA). Visit IEMA web site

What is the IEMA - Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management course?

Category: Environmental

Level: Beginner

The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management course will provide learners with a foundation of environmental and sustainability knowledge to build on. Covering a wide range of environmental, sustainability and governance principles, this course will give earners an understanding of the breadth of the sustainability agenda, and the management tools and skills that they will need when working within this area. 

  • Gives learners a solid foundation in environment and sustainability with which to build their knowledge on.
  • Covers a wide range of environment and sustainability principles.
  • On completion the learner becomes eligible for Associate membership, giving them the AIEMA suffix and the benefits of IEMA membership.

Who is the IEMA - Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management course designed for?

The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management course is suitable for:

  • Learners who are starting out in environmental management, and want a solid foundation of environment and sustainability knowledge to build on.
  • Those who would like to gain Associate membership of IEMA.
  • There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

What subjects does the IEMA - Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management course cover?

  • Outline the implications of global trends for the environment, for society, for the economy and for organisations
  • Outline sustainable business/governance principles and their relationship with organisations, products and services
  • Outline environmental principles and their relationship with organisations, products and services
  • Outline major policy and legislation and their implications for organisations, products and services
  • Outline major tools, techniques, systems and practices used to improve sustainability performance
  • Outline the role of innovation and other leading practices in developing sustainable products and services and providing sustainable solutions
  • Collect data, perform analysis, and evaluate information
  • Research and plan to provide sustainable solutions
  • Deliver effective communication and capture feedback
  • Engage with stakeholders
  • Outline tools and techniques that identify opportunities and risks
  • Identify and propose ways to improve performance
  • Support change and transformation to improve sustainability

How is the IEMA - Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management course assessed?

A 1 hour open-book online multiple-choice exam, taken at the end of the course. 

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