Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Каф. менеджменту та адміністрування

Environmental management


1. Educational programs for which discipline is mandatory:

# Educational stage Broad field Major Educational program Course(s) Semester(s)
1 bachelor's 7. Управління та адміністрування 073. Менеджмент (бакалавр) 3 6

2. The course is offered as elective for all levels of higher education and all educational programs.

3. Information about the author of the course

Full name Ivanna Lutsykiv
Academic degree PhD
Academic title none
Link to the teacher`s page on the official website of the University
Е-mail (in the domain

4. Information about the course

Study hours structure Lectures: 16
Practical classes: 16
Laboratory classes: 0

Amount of hours for individual work: 31
ECTS credits: 90
Teaching language english
Form of final examination credit
Link to an electronic course on the e-learning platform of the university

5. Program of discipline

Description of academic discipline, its goals, subject of study and learning outcomes

The purpose of the course “Environmental management” is to familiarize students with tools and their use so that students can work to change internal routines and knowledge as well as external relations with other organizations to ensure that the organization they work for is better able to reach its environmental potential.
The objectives of the course “Environmental management” are:
1.To familiarize the student with the basic concept and practice of sustainable development;
2. To be able to acquire skills of develop the ways of reducing and repairing environmental damage;
3. To know the concept of environmental inter dependence, and should be able to place local environmental questions in an international or global setting;
4. To make decision a bout human development with in the natural system and the impact of human activity on the total environment;
5. To understand how decrease the implications of the unequal distribution of resources and of the unequal patterns of hum and evelopment;
6. To know and understand the types of environmental aspects and the irenvironmental impacts, requirements of newly revised ISO 14001:2015 standard, develop and implementan Environmental management system.

Contents of the academic discipline

Lectures (titles/topics)

Topic 1. Fundamentals of environmental management
1. The essence of environmental management .
2. Environmental management principles .
3. Environmental management system (EMS) .
4. Environmental problems.

Topic 2. Environmental protection
1. Approaches to environmental protection.
2. Environmental agreements.
3. Environmental law.
4. Environmental movement and environmental organizations

Topic 3. Environmental policy
1. The essence of environmental policy.
2. The developing an environmental policy.
3. Procedure of creation of ecological politics.
4. Examples of sample of environmental policy 3

Topic 4. Environmental certification and ecological passport of enterprise
1. The essence of environmental certification.
2. Effects of the implementation of environmental certification.
3. Ecological passport of enterprise.
4. Environmental labeling (Eco-labels).

Topic 5. Environmental expertise
1. Purpose and tasks of environmental examination.
2. Objects, subjects and types of environmental examination.
3. The procedure of conducting of environmental expertise.
4. Content conclusion of environmental expertise and offenses in the field of environmental expertise.

Topic 6. Environmental audit
1. The concept of environmental audit.
2. The typical audit process.
3. Types and benefits of environmental auditing.
4. The auditor's report.

Topic 7. The ISO 14000 model
1. The basic provisions of ISO 14000.
2. Revisions of ISO 14001.
3. Implementing ISO 14001.
4. The consumer and ISO 14000.

Practical classes (topics)

Topic 1. Fundamentals of environmental management
Topic 2.Environmental protection
Topic 3. Environmental policy
Topic 4. Environmental certification and ecological passport of enterprise
Topic 5. Environmental expertise
Topic 6. Environmental audit
Topic 7. The ISO 14000 model

Learning materials and resources

1. Lutsykiv I. V. The course of lectures on discipline “Environmental Management” for the 4thyear students of the specialty 073 “Management” (full-time study bachelors).– Ternopil: ФОП Паляниця В. А., 2016. –83 p.
2. M. Burgman Risks and Decisions for Conservation and Environmental Management. – Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. – 2005. – 614 p. 2. M. Chiapponi Environmental management and planning: the role of spatial and temporal scales // Ekistics. – 1992. - 59 (356–357). – p. 306–310.
3. S. Dresner The Principles of Sustainable Development. – Earthscan, London. – 2002. – p. 564.
4. T. C. Haab, K. E. McConnel Valuing Environmental and Natural Resources: the economics of non-market valuation. – Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. – 2002. – p. 456.
5. G. Christini Environmental managment systems case studies. – MS thesis, Civil & Environmental Engineering Dept., Carnegie MellonUniv. – Pittsburgh. – 2003. – p. 189.
6. A. Y. Ilnitch, N. S. Soderstrom, T. E. Thomas Measuring corporate environmental performance // J. Accounting Public Policy. – 2008. – 17. – p. 383–408.

6. Policies and assessment process of the academic discipline

Assessment methods and rating system of learning results assessment

Form of final term control – credit. There are two modules.

Table of assessment scores:

Assessment scale
(100 points)
(4 points)
90-100 Excellent А
82-89 Good B
75-81 C
67-74 Fair D
60-66 E
35-59 Poor FX
1-34 F
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