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Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers

Ideal for leaders and managers who oversee organizational improvements in environmental sustainability

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This two-day course is intended to support managers and supervisors from any industry/business sector in understanding the strategic and operational implications environmental sustainability has on them, their teams and departments.

It enables you to contribute to the improved environmental sustainability of your organization and is ideal to rapidly upskill your team and those who oversee operational objectives.

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for team leaders and managers who want to oversee organizational improvements in environmental sustainability.

The aim of this course is to:

  • Implement organizational improvements by understanding the strategic and operational implications of environmental sustainability.
  • Build on existing knowledge and drill down into the details, gaining tools to implement your broadened knowledge and skills.
  • Reassure leadership that you have the skills to deliver practical change and improve business resilience through streamlined efficiencies.

Benefits for learners:

  • Progress your career with an official certificate that demonstrates you have the knowledge to lead on the agenda and working practices in environmental sustainability.
  • Gain tools and resources to support your responsibility to create measurable sustainability impact.
  • Ensure your team and organization are compliant with legislation.
  • Interact and engage with practical activities and workshops throughout the day, which make for an interesting day of learning.
  • Reduce the use of energy across your team and organization to reduce your bottom line.

Benefits for employers:

  • Increase your profit with cost savings in waste, recycling and consumption through improved leadership.
  • Gain an advantage over competitors when tendering for business by demonstrating your leadership in sustainability.
  • Improve management of environmental risks and protect your organization’s reputation.
  • Learn how to manage ISO 14001 to engage stakeholders and staff while embedding environmental management into your business processes.
  • Empower the non-environmentally focussed parts of business who can really drive change.
  • Increase employee engagement and improve culture in the knowledge that they are working in an environmentally conscious organization that develops its leadership.

What will you learn?

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Evaluate drivers for change and barriers
  • Apply knowledge and understanding to baseline data to monitor and improve performance
  • Apply knowledge of environmental sustainability across the value chain
  • Demonstrate the importance of implementing resource efficiency
  • Demonstrate how employees can improve environmental performance

What is included?

  • Learner manuals and handouts
  • Multiple choice examination

This course is IEMA Certified and certificates are provided by IEMA to learners who successfully complete the course.


What do you need to prepare?

There is no preperation required prior to attending this course.

Course length

2 days

Course delivery

Classroom / Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) / In-House

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