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BMC 116 Management Tools and Techniques for Environmental Issues

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Course Description

Explore environmental management challenges and issues faced by industry, and discover the key driving forces that are requiring companies to address these issues through an array of management techniques. Gain understanding and practical application of your toolbox of management approaches for environmental issues including: environmental impact assessment, environmental site assessment, regulatory roles and strategies, environmental legislation, emergency response planning, environmental management systems, environmental auditing, risk assessment and management, sustainability reporting, environmental communications and corporate social responsibility.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the primary tools used for environmental management and define their appropriate application;
  • Explain how the scientific method applies to environmental management;
  • Evaluate the quality of environmental information and identify sources of error;
  • Employ consideration of ethics in environmental decision making; and
  • Utilize an understanding of regulatory methods and requirements, and other outside influences, when developing strategies for corporate environmental management.


Students may take either BMC 281 Auditing of HSE Management Systems and Compliance OR BMC 116 Management Tools and Techniques for Environmental Issues in their Core Component.  If both courses are taken, one will be assigned to Core and the other will be assigned as Optional.

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BMC 116 - 011 Management Tools and Techniques for Environmental Issues  
  Fall 2016   Status:  Available
Class:   Sat 8:30AM - 5:00PM
26 Nov 2016 to 17 Dec 2016
Number of Sessions: 4 Sessions
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $550.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Campus: Downtown
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Alan Kennedy
  Reading List / Textbook:  No textbook required
  Section Notes:  

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you pre-read or familiarize yourself with course materials prior to the course.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Students will be required to complete assignments during the week and may be asked to prepare a final assignment after the course has ended.

The instructor may choose to use Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning environment, to post the Course Outline and other course materials. If you have questions about using D2L, let your instructor know when you attend the first class. D2L may not be available before the start date of the course.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  

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