Environmental Impact Assessment - Management Course

Overview

Environmental Impact Assessment is a vital tool, that can help today's business ensure the products and services it provides are sustainable.

The aim of this training course is to provide an up-to-date manager's guide to the tools and techniques of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), and relevant legal responsibilities.

Aims & Objectives:

This training course will enable delegates develop a working knowledge of common EIA techniques, and it will identify the necessary environmental controls that can help mitigate their organisation's environmental impact.

The course programme also provides guidance on all current European and UK legislation relating to EIA that can assist the organisation comply with its legal responsibilities.

Learning Outcomes: Delegates will be able to produce an environmental impact assessment in the required format suitable for submission to the planning authorities

Course Outline:

  • Introduction - History & Benefits of Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Organisation's activities that impact on the environment
  • Impact Assessment - Tools & Techniques
  • Identifying Environmental Control Measures
  • Mitigating Environmental Risk
  • Exercise - Aspect Identification & Assessment of Impact
  • Sustainability Considerations
  • Environmental Management Systems

Mode of Delivery:

A highly interactive training course including:
  • Visual Aids including model case studies
  • Interactive Group Exercises
  • Discussion & Feedback Activity
  • Benefits of Attending:

    “This course gave me the ability to produce an EIA in the required format suitable for submission to a local planning authority.”

    Intended For:

    Senior and middle managers, with responsibility for managing the organisation's environmental risk.

    Pre-Course Requirements:

  • Complete a pre-course questionnaire
  • Have an understanding of their organisation’s activities that may affect the environment