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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Environmental Management Systems - AM837001
Title: Environmental Management Systems
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2021
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information:
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Veber Jaromír prof. Ing. CSc.
Incompatibility : N437017
Interchangeability : N437036
Annotation -
The objective of the course is to acquaint students with the basic approaches to environmental management and its importance for business management. Emphasis is placed on the basic standards and recommendations in the field of environmental management systems and process of implementation of environmental management systems according to ISO standards series 14000 and EMAS. Attention is also given to other tools used by business for management of the impacts of their activities, products and services on the environment, interdependencies of environmental management, quality management and management of health and safety and their integration.
Last update: Kubová Petra (21.12.2020)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

assess the importance of environmental aspect and impact management for business success

understand the basic principles, advantages and disadvantages of the implementation of voluntary environmental protection tools into practice

understand the basic principles and procedures for the implementation and maintenance of environmental management systems

realize the relationships between the environmental management systems, the quality management systems as well as the health and safety management systems

Last update: Kubová Petra (21.12.2020)
Literature -

R: M.K. Theodore, L. Theodore (eds.), Introduction to Environmental Management. CRC Press,, 2009, ISBN 978-1420089073

Rikhardson P.M., Bennett M., Bouma J.J., Schaltegger S. (eds.), Implementing environmental management accounting: status and challenges,Springer, 2005, ISBN 978-1-4020-3373-5

A: Baran D. a kol.: Application of business process reengineering in the company practice, 2005, ISBN 80-227-0070-7

Last update: Sýkora Vladimír (22.01.2021)
Learning resources -

Last update: Kubová Petra (21.12.2020)
Syllabus -

1. The environment, environmental protection, concept o sustainable development

2. Environmental protection tools - classification, importance, utilization

3. Voluntary environmental protection tools - classification, application in business

4. Environmental management systems - definition, function, benefits

5. Environmental management systems according to the standard ISO 14001, 14001:2015

6. Environmental management systems according to the EMAS program

7. Comparison of the standard ISO 14001 and the EMAS program

8. Process of implementation of the environmental management systems (according to ISO 14001 and EMAS) I

9. Process of implementation of the environmental management systems (according to ISO 14001 and EMAS) II

10. Process of certification of the environmental management systems

11. Implementation of the environmental management systems according to ISO 14001 in the CR and in the world

12. Implementation of the environmental management systems according to EMAS in the CR and in the EU

13. Environmental accounting, sustainability accounting - information support for environmental management

14. Material flow cost accounting - information support for material flow management, application in business

Last update: Kubová Petra (21.12.2020)
Registration requirements -

Management of Enterprise Processes

Last update: Kubová Petra (21.12.2020)