Environmental Management Systems (EMS): ISO 14001:2004 Online Course & Certificate

20 contact hours
Used For:
2 Continuing Education Units
Course and Certificate:

Environmental Management Systems (EMS) is a course that sets out the requirements for establishing and maintaining an environmental management system that assures a company of conformance with the environmental objectives that it sets for itself and also with any relevant legislation. This course helps an organization understand ISO 14001 requirements, document EMS, implement the system, evaluate through audit process, and finally certify the system with structured improvements to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.

After completing Environmental Management Systems (EMS), students will be equipped with a basic understanding of the following:

  • Discuss Environmental Management definitions, concepts, and guidelines
  • Explain the Requirements of the ISO 14001:2004 standard
  • Identify and relate Environmental Aspects
  • Defend the Importance and Benefits of an Environmental Management System
  • Illustrate how to design and develop a EMS
  • Summarize how to deploy and continually improve the EMS in your company


No prerequisites or experience are required.


 Students will be assigned 5 homework assignments, and 1 final exam. 

  • Introduction to Environment Management System

  • Requirements of ISO 14001 EMS

  • ISO 14001 EMS Documentation

  • Aspect-Impact Identification and Methodology for conducting IER

  • Steps to ISO 14001  EMS Installations

  • EMS Audit

  • EMS Audit Questionnaires

  • Certification Process


 This course is Instructor-led and delivered through our award-winning online Learning Management System.