546-0401/07 – Environmental Management (EM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Jana Kodymová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Jana Kodymová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation2015/2016
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
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 Examination 2+0
Combined Examination 6+0

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

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Summary

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:

Web sources: www.wbcsd.org, www.unido.org, www.unepie.org, www.who.org, www.env.cz, www.cemc.cz, http://europa.eu/comm/environment/ipp/home.htm Various scientific journals ISO norms 14000

Recommended literature:

Various scientific journals

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

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Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

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: 2013/2014 Winter semester, validity until: 2015/2016 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

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2014/2015 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Most 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Most 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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