Week 1: Introduction in the international environmental standards
Welcome and introduction to voluntary international environmental standards, the ISO 14000 family and a brief history of development of system requirements to environmental management.
Week 2: ISO 14001 - Basic principles and methodology
Learning of basic principles and methodology of ISO 14001 including system approach and risk oriented thinking.
Week 3: Leadership and commitment. Planning of environmental management system
Discussion about the role of top management in the waste management and waste prevention. Suggestion of the approach to planning of the environmental management system.
Week 4: Middle Test
Week 5: Support and operation for waste prevention
Focusing on resources which need to be provided to support the management system, including providing competent people, appropriately maintained infrastructure and environment, as well as monitoring and measuring equipment and its calibration.
Week 6: Performance evaluation
Explanation of performance evaluation which takes over from evaluation, data analysis, and monitoring and measurement. Introduction in internal audit and management review.
Week 7: Improvement
Summarizing the obtained knowledge to improve the suitability, adequacy, and effectiveness of the management system.
Week 8: Final Test