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VMI035 - Environmental management
 
Owner: TVOVA
5,0 Credits (ECTS 7,5)
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Level: B
Department: 47 - ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT


Teaching language: English

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 No Sp
0101 Examination 5,0 c Grading: TH   5,0 c   10 Mar 2007 am V,  Contact examiner

In programs

FIMAS MSc PROGR IN INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY, Year 1 (compulsory)
TVOVA CIVIL ENGINEERING, Year 4 (elective)

Examiner:

Docent  Karin Andersson
Professor  Anne-Marie Tillman
Docent  Henrikke Baumann


The course contains theme environment


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 V2.

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.

Goal

After having completed the course, students should be able to analyze and evaluate the environmental efforts in a company in order to suggest changes/plans for the way a company manages the environmental dimension of its business.

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, study visit

Literature

A Kolk: Economics of Environmental Management, and articles given at course start.

Examination

Project work and project work


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