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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.

Course Information

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 excl. weekends)

Mode of Study
On-site

Location
Northumbria University, Newcastle City Campus and London Campus

Start Various: Newcastle; 20th Nov-26th Nov 2019, 26th Feb–3rd Mar 2020, 24th-30th June 2020, 23rd–29th Sept 2020 / London; TBC

Duration
5 Days (excl. weekends)

Sector
Architecture, Built Environment and Construction, Digital, Tech and Creative, Financial and Legal Services, Health, Sport and Social Care, Leadership and Management

Fee
£825 (including exam fees but not including resits)

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.

This course is delivered over 5 days (excluding weekends). There is no expectation to complete homework over the weekend, the split weeks are due to feedback from previous delegates that this format is less intensive than a block week. The course is assessed via an online multiple choice exam completed within a one-month window.

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.

 

 

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)

 

 

 

 

 

Title
Start
End
Fee
Availability
IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management
Sandyford Building

09:30
20/11/2019

17:00
26/11/2019

£825.00

6 Places Available

IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management (Invoice Required)
Sandyford Building

09:30
20/11/2019

17:00
26/11/2019

£0.00

4 Places Available

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