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Environmental Management

Environmental impacts from shipping

This e-course on Environmental Management in the maritime industry will give you a good overview of the environmental impacts of the shipping industry and provides you with tools in order to understand and organize environmental work within a company. The overall aim of this course is to introduce central concepts, work methods and company aims of environmental management.

This e-course will run completely online and can be used in a flexible way.
You can follow your own learning tempo, intenseness and style and you can therefore flexibly integrate this course into your individual daily schedule. Exercises and quizzes can be completed online within the context of the course and are evaluated on the spot.

After having completed the course, you are able to…

  • identify important environmental aspects of their company activities.
  • know the aims and fundamentals of ISO14001 and EMAS.
  • understand and discuss the benefits of organizing company environmental work in an environmental management system

Bitte beachten Sie: Diese Kursbeschreibung ist auf Englisch, da die Kurssprache ebenfalls Englisch ist.
Please note: The course description is in English only as the course language will be English as well.

Course Informationen

Course duration: Start anytime
Registration deadline: none
Course methodology: 100% online
Language: English
Learning Workload: 45 hours
Prerequisites / entrance requirements: … be aware that the shipping industry causes certain impacts on the environment.
  … have a certain familiarity of decision making routines and company structure.
  … be English language competent.
  … hold general verbal and writing communication skills.
Author / Mentor: Hulda Winnes, PhD, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute
Supplier: Lübeck University of Applied Sciences in cooperation with oncampus, the e-learning subcompany of the Lübeck University of Applied Sciences
Face-to-face meetings: The participation takes place 100% via web, there are no face-to-face meetings
Examination: none
Degree / Certificate: Certificate of Lübeck University of Applied Sciences
Fee: none
Access: Go to and create yourself an account on our learning management platform. Once your account is created, enrolment keys give access to the e-courses.


Topic Overview

1 Environmental issues – changes in our living environment
2 Environmental work in companies – economics
3 Environmental work in shipping companies

The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme FP7/2007-2013 under grant agreement n° MOVE/FP7/265966/"KNOW-ME".

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