A 3-year bachelors degree or diploma and 3 years full time relevant practical business, organisational or environmental consulting experience OR 5 years relevant practical experience at managerial level.
Individuals involved in environmental management functions in their organisations and others wanting to explore environmental management at the interface between environment and industry.
The course provides an introduction to environmental management systems (EMS) and ISO 14 001, EMS in the business context, the implementation and auditing of an EMS, development and application of a health and safety management system and integrated safety, health and environmental management systems. It also includes an introduction to environmental, training and capacity building strategies that could enhance EMS.
(046) 603 7005 / www.ru.ac.za/academic and to the Department of Environmental Science’s website
Individuals at middle or senior management level with an interest in exploring sustainable principles, processes and practices in an industry and business context.
key global trend and its implications for industry and business in a southern African context. It includes an introduction to systems ecology, global and national policy frameworks shaping environmental and sustainability issues in the industry and business sector. It draws attention to corporate governance, the WSSD Implementation Plan and Sustainable Production and Consumption processes and patterns and introduces
Implementing ISO 9 000
Institution / NQF level
Intec College - Intec Short Course Certificate : Implementing ISO 9 000
Grade 12 or equivalent OR 1 year experience in a company certified to ISO 9 000.
Individuals involved in an environmental management function in a corporate environment.
This course can be taken as part of the Environmental Management Electives Programme of the MBA programme offered by the Rhodes Investec Business School.
Environmental Management Systems and
(046) 603 7005 / www.ru.ac.za/academic and to the Department of Environmental Science’s website.
Institution / Organisation
NQF level Accreditation
Certificate of Competence / Certificate of Attendance (the former requiring the submission of a workplace- based assignment).
Learning Opportunities for Careers in Biodiversity Conservation