546-0401/05 – Environmental Management (EM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Jana Kodymová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Jana Kodymová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2008/2009Year of cancellation2013/2014
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DAV30 Ing. Marcela Davidová, Ph.D.
KOD009 Ing. Jana Kodymová, Ph.D.
LAB25 RNDr. Alena Labodová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge rendered after completion of the course: Do the themes of which have been prepared outline of the subject. Students will learn about developments in the macro environment, learn about the policy instruments of environmental protection, as well as tools to promote sustainable development. Skills rendered after completion of the course: An informed discussion, knowledge of state environmental context and the economy.

Teaching methods

Project work


The subject is introducing fundamentals and methods of environmental care management in company (as voluntary regulations). There are different access to environmental management and their relationship. Main attention is focused on sustainable development, global scenarios and their use, ecoefectivity, product policy, environmental risk and healthy risk, environmental computer science (informatics).

Compulsory literature:

MADU, Ch. N. Environmental Planning and Management, Imperial College Press, 2007. ISBN: 9781860947988

Recommended literature:

SARKAR D., R. DATTA, A. MUKHERJEE a R. HANNIGAN. An Integrated Approach to Environmental Management. John Wiley & Sons, 2015. ISBN 978-1118744406

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Environmental management – discussion of various approaches and their advantages/disadvantages, voluntary regulation, economical impact 2. Global scenarios of sustainable development (WBCSD), use in environmental management, MA scenarios for global ecosystem 3. CR scenarios, State Environmental Policy 4. Ecoefficiency – CP, clean technologies, BAT, BREF (IPPC), ecoefficiency indicators (WBCSD, ISO 14031) 5. Sustainable products – design for environment, extended producers’ responsibility, integrated product policy (EU), SCP 6. EMS as a managerial tool, integrated management systems, environmental reporting, CSR 7. Role of risk assessment in environmental protection, environmental impact of industrial accidents 8. Environmental management of area (city, region), legislative tools 9. Local Agenda 21, sustainability indicators – methods, use 10. Environmental health, NEHAP, monitoring 11. IT use in environmental protection – methods, tools 12. Access to the information about environment, Aarhus convention, public participation

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 33 (33) 0
                Other task type Other task type 33  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Written examination Written examination 30  0
                Oral Oral examination 37  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Submission of a seminar paper on a chosen topic and participation in excursions. Passing the final exam.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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