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VMI035 - Environmental management  
Miljömanagement
 
Syllabus adopted 2019-02-21 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPTSE
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Fail
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Energy and Environmental Systems and Technology, Industrial Engineering and Management, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Department: 45 - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS


Teaching language: English
Application code: 28119
Open for exchange students: Yes
Block schedule: B

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0101 Examination 7,5c Grading: TH   7,5c   19 Mar 2020 am SB   10 Jun 2020 am J,  24 Aug 2020 am J

In programs

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

Examiner:

Anna Nyström Claesson

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Eligibility:


In order to be eligible for a second cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme that owns the course. (If the second cycle course is owned by a first cycle programme, second cycle entry requirements apply.)
Exemption from the eligibility requirement: Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling these requirements.

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 management.

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 is included in the course, and eventual a study visit.

Organisation

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

Literature

"Business Strategies and Management for Sustainability", Berkshire Essentials

Literature compendium

Examination including compulsory elements

Written examination, approved project work and presentation/p>


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