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VMI035 - Environmental management
 
Syllabus adopted 2013-02-25 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPTSE
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Energy and Environmental Systems and Technology, Industrial Engineering and Management, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Department: 47 - ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT


Teaching language: English
Open for exchange students
Block schedule: B

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0101 Examination 7,5c Grading: TH   7,5c   13 Mar 2014 am V,  17 Jan 2014 am V,  26 Aug 2014 am V

In programs

MPDCF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (compulsory elective)
MPDCF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (compulsory elective)
MPEPO ELECTRIC POWER ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)
MPTSE INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (compulsory elective)

Examiner:

Forskarassistent  Birgit Brunklaus
Docent  Henrikke Baumann



Eligibility:

For single subject courses within Chalmers programmes the same eligibility requirements apply, as to the programme(s) that the course is part of.

Course specific prerequisites

General environmental course, corresponding to Environmental technology.

Aim

The course aims at an understanding of the factors driving and shaping the management of environmental efforts in industry. In addition, the course aims at giving an overview of different strategies and methods in environmental managment.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

- Analyse, discuss and report the influence of environmental demands and sustainability efforts in a company or an industrial sector - Analyse the strategic consequences of environmental demands in companies in different companies and sectors - Differentiate between strategies and relate to methods that can be used for environmental efforts in different companies and sectors - Recognise and deal with the multiplicity of arguments and attitudes concerning environmental issues in different companies and sectors - Distinguish strengths and weaknesses of environmental management systems (general and standards) in order to make strategic choices about implementation

Content

The course is focused on the corporate environmental management and is given as a series of lectures. These involve the environmental factors of the corporate enviromental management (stake holders, environmental legislation etc), the starting points for the environmental work (incentives, environmental strategies etc) and processes and tools (environmental management systems, environmental revision, environmental accounting etc) A project work and a study visit is included in the course.

Organisation

Lectures, project work,discussion seminars, tutorials, field study

Literature

"Landmarks for sustainability. Events and initiatives that have changed our world", University press of Cambridge


Literature compendium

Examination

Written examination, approved project work and presentation/p>


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