This course provides an overview of the processes involved in managing the environmental and health and safety aspects of an operation or organization. Students will learn the key elements of environmental management systems (EMS) and how to develop and implement an EMS, which integrates sustainability that incorporates consideration and management of environmental aspects of an organization as well as the laws, policies, commitments, regulations and other drivers. The course will include an overview of the various international approaches to environmental management and sustainability including: life cycle analysis, environmental risk assessment and due diligence in the context of continuous improvement.
Department approval is required. Please email Program Assistant (BCIT_EENG@bcit.ca) with A# and CRN# to request permission. No class on Mon Feb 18th due to holiday. Make up class on March 4 (1430-1730), subject to change.
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