Environmental management and organisations

Environmental management and organisations

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 15 hours study time

  • Environment and agriculture

  • Free

  • Level 2

About this course

This free course, explores the different interpretations and viewpoints involved by using system-thinking to provide a framework with which to better understand environmental management and organisations.

Learning outcomes

  1. Provide definitions of environment, management, systems and organisations in relation to environmental management.
  2. Describe organisations as systems and their role in environmental management.
  3. Understand the usefulness of systems thinking in relation to environmental management in organisations.
  4. Explain how environmental management can be used as environmental protection and how organisations can define and manage risk.