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IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management

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About this course

This course has been developed to provide learners with a foundation of environmental and sustainability knowledge to build upon. The wide range of environmental, sustainability and governance principles covered ensures that learners appreciate and understand the breadth of the sustainability agenda, and the focus on specific management tools and skills provides learners with an introduction to practical application that they will need when working within this arena.

Successful completion of the course and of the assessment enables Associate Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). IEMA is the membership body for more than 15,000 environment and sustainability professionals worldwide.

Learn from the Best

The course will be led by Anna-Lisa Mills, Director of True North Sustainability and SmartCarbon. She is highly committed, experienced, knowledgeable and passionate environmental practitioner with over 25 years’ experience in environmental management, carbon management, sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). She has experience working in both in-house and consultancy roles. Anna-Lisa has a proven track record in developing, implementing and leading environmental, sustainability and carbon strategies for a wide range of organisations from SMEs to large multi-nationals.

Anna-Lisa is a Chartered Environmentalist and a fellow Member of IEMA. She has completed Al Gore’s training programme to become a Climate Reality Leader and is an active member of IEMA’s Climate Change and Energy Steering Group as well as IEMA’s North East Steering Group.

Anna-Lisa also has strong experience in education and training and is an Associate Lecturer at Northumbria University and visiting lecturer to Sunderland University. Anna-Lisa is an approved trainer for a range of IEMA, NEBOSH, BSI, IRCA and NQA approved course.

Learning Environment

The modules are taught through a series of interactive lectures during which the topics are related to workplace experiences of class members.

Research-rich Learning

Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic quality. We conduct ground-breaking research that is responsive to the science & technology, health & well-being, economic & social and arts & cultural needs of the communities. Northumbria University also offers strong teaching and research track record in environmental sciences.

 

 

Course info

Award Type Accredited by IEMA. Successful completion of the IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management and of the assessment enables Associate Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). Membership fees apply.

Delivery Method Block (5 days)

Study Mode On-site

Location City Campus

Start 11th March 2019

Duration 1 full week (11th – 15th March)

The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management covers 3 broad types of knowledge:

1. Core Knowledge (Fundamentals of Sustainability and Fundamental Business and Governance Principles and Issues)

2. Technical Knowledge – Environment (Fundamental Environmental Issues and Principles; Policy, Regulation and Legislation; Management and Assessment Tools; Innovative and Leading Practices)

3. Knowledge of skills (Analytical Thinking; Problem Reframing and Resolution; Effective Communication; Relationship Development; Resilience, Risk and Continual Improvement; Delivering Sustainable Solutions; Leadership for Change)

 

 

 

There are no formal entry requirements for learners to enrol onto this course. 

 

There are 13 Learning Outcomes for this course which are as follows:

1. Outline the implications of global trends for the environment, for society, for the economy and for organisations

2. Outline sustainable business/governance principles and their relationship with organisations, products and services

3. Outline environmental principles and their relationship with organisations, products and services

4. Outline major policy and legislation and their implications for organisations, products and services

5. Outline major tools, techniques, systems and practices used to improve sustainability performance

6. Outline the role of innovation and other leading practices in developing sustainable products and services and providing sustainable solutions

7. Collect data, perform analysis, and evaluate information where appropriate

8. Research and plan to provide sustainable solutions

9. Deliver effective communication and capture feedback

10. Engage with stakeholders

11. Outline tools and techniques that identify opportunities and risks

12. Identify and propose ways to improve performance

13. Support change and transformation to improve sustainability

 

 

The course will be led by Anna-Lisa Mills, Director of True North Sustainability and SmartCarbon. She is highly committed, experienced, knowledgeable and passionate environmental practitioner with over 25 years’ experience in environmental management, carbon management, sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). She has experience working in both in-house and consultancy roles.  Anna-Lisa has a proven track record in developing, implementing and leading environmental, sustainability and carbon strategies for a wide range of organisations from SMEs to large multi-nationals.

Anna-Lisa is a Chartered Environmentalist and a fellow Member of IEMA.   She has completed Al Gore’s training programme to become a Climate Reality Leader and is an active member of IEMA’s Climate Change and Energy Steering Group as well as IEMA’s North East Steering Group.

Anna-Lisa also has strong experience in education and training and is an Associate Lecturer at Northumbria University and visiting lecturer to Sunderland University.  Anna-Lisa is an approved trainer for a range of IEMA, NEBOSH, BSI, IRCA and NQA approved course.

 

 

£825 (including exam fees but not including resits)

 

 

 

 

 

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