Course Code: M 407 • Study year: IV • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Environmental Engineering • Field of study: Environmental Engineering
Type of course:
Language of instruction:
Erasmus Language of instruction:
Name of lecturer:
Mihai -Teopent Corcheș
Mihai -Teopent Corcheș
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-To learn specific concepts used in environmental management.
-To know the components of environmental management, its functions and the main mechanisms and tools used.
-To understand the role and importance of environmental management in organizations taking account of globalization.
-To develop the ability to synthesize and select the information necessary for making decisions on choosing and implementing an environmental management system.
-To create and develop the ability to analyze and propose solutions to improve the environmental management system in relation to legislation changes.
Course Entry Requirements:
The course covers the following main topics:
Ecology, environmental protection, sustainable development, management;
Environmental Management System elements of an environmental management system;
Environmental performance evaluation;
Life Cycle Assessment;
Environmental labels and declarations;
Protected areas management and reconstruction of degraded ecosystems;
Exemplification of rehabilitation of degraded lands and possibilities of using these lands
Exemplification of a rehabilitation study for waste rock dumps and tailings ponds from the mining industry;
The seminar covers the following main topics:
Study of the regulations on environmental management; EMAS
Study of the regulations on environmental management, ISO 14001
Requirements for EMS;
Integration of management systems within the organization. Synergy with quality management system and with other management systems;
Analysis of the concept of continuous improvement of the environmental management system;
Project management for the implementation of an environmental management system (presenting reports on the actions needed to implement an EMS in different organizations);
Collecting the data required for environmental planning (thematic questionnaires, survey method);
Interpreting the official and scientific data necessary in environmental studies. Case studies on corporate social responsibility.
Lectures and seminars (The course is given as a combination of lectures and seminars.)
• To master the specialized terminology used in environmental management;
• To demonstrate ability to use appropriate concepts of environmental management;
To prepare projects for the analysis of the interaction between economic processes and natural and social environment;
• To apply methods, techniques and management tools for developing, implementing, monitoring and reviewing the organization's strategies and policies taking into account environmental management requirements.
• To prepare projects for the implementation of organizational strategies and policies taking into account environmental issues.
Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:
A two-hour written examination (70% of the final grade)Seminar testing (30% of the final grade)
• Christopher J. Barrow, 1999, Environmental Management: Principles and Practice;
• Santosh Sarkar, 2010, Environmental Management;
• Bruce Mitchell, 2001, Resource & Environmental Management (2nd Edition);