Making the transition to ISO 14001:2015

Course venues and dates

1 day course  IEMA Certified

Dublin: 26 November 2018


Course objectives

On completing this course the participant will:

  • Understand the changes to ISO 14001:2015 and their intent
  • Identify and plan actions to enable an organisation to conform to, and so realise the benefits of the new requirements.


Course programme

  • Background to the revision of ISO 14001 and the new common structure
  • Organisational context and the needs of the interested parties
  • Risks and opportunities
  • Life cycle perspective – control and influence
  • Integration into core business processes
  • Implications for existing management systems and processes
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Leadership
  • Competence
  • Compliance obligations and demonstration of compliance status
  • Other key changes in the requirements of the standard
  • Inter-relationship between different requirements of the standard
  • Benefits of conforming to the requirements of ISO 14001:2015
  • Evaluate the context of an organisation relevant to you
  • Evaluate the scope of an organisation’s EMS
  • Applying the IEMA Gap Analysis Toolkit
  • Identify the communication channels in your organisation and evaluate their effectiveness in the context of your EMS
  • Determine the scope of the necessary EMS changes/ improvements
  • Determine the implication(s) on elements of other systems and processes e.g. risk management, quality, health & safety
  • Explore and state opportunities to drive added value through this change process
  • Plan the implementation of required changes


Who should attend

This course is aimed at environment and sustainability professionals responsible for implementing and maintaining environmental management systems. 

Course brochure: Making the transition to ISO 14001:2015


Course contact details

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