Environmental Management Systems and Strategies

Course code 72392

Over the last two decades, growing demands for businesses to enhance their environmental performance have seen the emergence of a range of corporate environmental management systems and strategies. This course is designed to provide you with a practical understanding of corporate responses to environmental pressures. You will examine the theory and practice of corporate environmental management and apply environmental principles to evaluate current practices. You will also use your knowledge to critically evaluate the contribution of corporate environmental management to sustainability.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 7  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 3 2019 Print only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    
    • 20 Credits or more at Level 6 and Above.

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us

Topics covered include

  • history and development of corporate responses to environmental management
  • the environmental impacts of organisations
  • environmental reporting; and
  • components and contribution of environmental management systems and strategies to sustainability.



This course is 100% internally assessed


There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.

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