Application of ISO 14001 for waste prevention, 3ECTS

Leading university in the course development: ITMO University

Course Platform

Course Poster

Learning outcomes

After this course students:

  • can apply voluntary international environmental standards for waste management and waste prevention
  • can implement and develop of waste management system in accordance with ISO 14001 requirements
  • can make the risk assessment of waste management programs and suggest the solutions
  • can identify, formulate and analyze the non-conformances related to waste management

Competences obtained by students:

  • be able to steer the processes of industrial production in a sustainable manner
  • be able to identify significant environmental aspects related to waste
  • be able to make suggestions for further actions to waste prevention
  • have skills and competence to develop environmental management system for organizations

Main Topics

  • Introduction in the international environmental standards
  • ISO 14001. Basic principles and methodology
  • Context of the organization
  • Stakeholders analysis
  • Significant environmental aspects analysis
  • Performance evaluation
  • Internal environmental audit
  • Continues improvement