Managing an Environmental Improvement Programme

  • Course Duration: 1 day


This 1-day course enables participants to develop and maintain a programme of environmental objectives. This is a fundamental requirement of ISO 14001:2015 and provides the engine within an Environmental Management System (EMS) for powering and directing continual improvement in an organisation’s environmental performance.

Who should attend

  • EMS Managers who wish to establish an effective environmental improvement programme.
  • Managers who may be required to set and achieve environmental objectives within their areas of responsibilities.
  • EMS Auditors who wish to have a clear understanding of good practice in managing an environmental improvement programme.


  • Participants will understand and apply sound methods for setting environmental objectives and targets and reviewing performance against them.
  • Sponsor organisations will acquire a programme for driving environmental performance to achieve year on year improvement.

Key Topics

  • Environmental policy and its deployment
  • ISO 14001:2015 requirements for an improvement
  • Sources of information and inspiration for improvement
  • Selecting and setting environmental objectives
  • Setting performance measures
  • Making sure the programme works
  • Reviewing performance against the programme
  • Avoiding common problems with programmes


This 1-day course comprises a series of interactive tutorials and exercises. Each participant will receive a course manual and, following successful completion, a certificate.

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