|Teaching method||Contact hours|
|One day excursion||8|
|Course coordinator(s)||dr. ir. CSA van Koppen|
|Lecturer(s)||dr. ir. CSA van Koppen|
|Examiner(s)||dr. ir. CSA van Koppen|
Language of instruction:
Assumed knowledge on:
Basics of Environmental Science and Environmental Policy
Main trends in environmental management in industry. Central concepts in environmental management, such as pollution prevention, ISO 14001, life-cycle management environmental management strategies, industrial ecology, environmental reporting. Selected theories and models concerning environmental management, in particular the 3-stage model of environmental strategy, the organization theory of Mintzberg, models of accounting and reporting, and ecological modernization theory. In addition to explaining these concepts and theories, the course provides practice-oriented training on the basis of case studies, and practical experience on the form of an excursion. Although the course primarily deals with industrial organizations, most of its contents also apply to other types of organization.
After completion of the course, students will be able to:
- demonstrate insight in central concepts and tools of environmental management;
- demonstrate understanding of selected theories with special relevance to environmental management;
- analyse realistic cases on the basis of these theories;
- develop feasible policy and management options with regard to environmental management in industry, on the basis of selected theories, concepts and tools.
Lectures, assigments, excursion.
A combination of assignments and written exam.
Is made available through EDUweb.
|Compulsory for:||BES||Environmental Sciences||BSc||A: Environmental Policy and Management||1MO|
|Restricted Optional for:||MUE||Urban Environmental Management||MSc||1MO|
|MUE||Urban Environmental Management||MSc||1MO|
|Compulsory for:||WUEPM||BSc Minor Environmental Policy and Management||1MO|
|WUUEM||BSc Minor Urban Environmental Management||1MO|