Course Description

Environmental management is the integration of environmental science and management. Discuss aspects and impacts, such as the pressures and responses of human activities on the natural environment. Tools and techniques for environmental management, as they apply to organizations and companies, are introduced. Examine the reasons and strategies for resource conservation, pollution prevention and environmental protection.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Appreciate the dynamics and processes that impact ecological systems.
  • Appreciate the scale and extent of human impacts on the natural environment.
  • Explore environmental and social issues related to economic development.
  • Develop a greater understanding of the scientific and social components of environmental issues.
  • Understand the basic components of a sustainable development framework, study concepts of sustainable development theory and practice.
  • Develop an understanding of Environmental Management principles, Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and EM tools.


This course is recommended as the first course in the Environmental Management Certificate.

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Asynchronous
Sep 10, 2024 to Nov 18, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $559.00
  • Sabina Isgandarova
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook required.
Section Notes
This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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