226.068 Environmental Certification
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, SE, 3.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • name and explain the structure, scope and benefits of certifiable environmental management systems (ISO 14001, EMAS)
  • structure and implement the organizational measures necessary to achieve environmental goals for an organization
  • to name the tools for setting up an environmental management system for companies and municipal institutions and to create parts of it by themselves
  • to name the content of a waste management concept and an environmental statement and to create parts of it by oneself.

Subject of course

  • Basics of the material flow management as part of the operational environmental protection
  • Advantages of certifiable environmental management systems for companies and municipal institutions
  • Standard points of ISO14001 and structure of certification according to EMAS, differences and similarities
  • Legal bases of the Austrian waste management and legal register for environmental management systems
  • Substance register for chemicals, safety data sheets and operating instructions
  • Communication of environmental topics
  • Presentations of selected topics

Teaching methods

Lecture as well as presentation by the students and joint in-depth discussion of the topics

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

The seminar will start online (until 4 April) and switch to presence afterwards. Depending on the pandemic situation, the format will be adapted.

The course provides technical basics that are helpful for an (optional) external examination to become a waste management officer according to the Austrian Waste Management Act (§11 AWG 2002).

 If, due to the requirements of the federal government or the TU Wien, it is not possible to hold the course and the examination or parts of the course in attendance, the format will be switched to online. When switching to the online format, the following methods and modes apply:

Method when switching to online format:
Zoom meetings

Mode of examination when switching to online format:
no change by switching to online format (Zoom Meeting)

Assessment scheme for the online exam:
See “examination modalities”; no change by switching to online format

Required technical equipment for participation in the course and examination:
Device with internet access (notebook, PC, tablet, smartphone)

Certificate of achievement:
See “examination modalities”; no change by switching to online format

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Mon09:00 - 10:3006.03.2023 - 26.06.2023Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Environmental Certification - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Mon06.03.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Mon13.03.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Mon20.03.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Mon27.03.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Mon17.04.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Mon24.04.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Mon08.05.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Mon15.05.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Mon22.05.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Mon05.06.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Mon12.06.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Mon19.06.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement
Mon26.06.202309:00 - 10:30Seminarraum AE U1 - 3 SE Zertifizierung im Umweltmanagement

Examination modalities

A written exam at the end of the course and a presentation by the students on a selected topic in teamwork. The overall assessment is based on the evaluation of the exam and the presentation.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
06.02.2023 09:00 13.03.2023 09:00

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 566 Environmental Engineering

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Miscellaneous

  • Attendance Required!

Language

German