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Savonia Open UAS Summer Course 2021 Green Standards and Ecolabels

1.6.2021

Savonia Open UAS Summer Course Enrolment 2021 

Enrolment time: 15.3. - 30.4.2021

 

Code
4 KES21EYV0100
Name

Green Standards and Ecolabels

Credits

5 cr

Objectives

Part (A)

  • Student knows the standard framework related to the environmental management, including environmental management systems, life-cycle analyses and its applications, and standards for addressing the climate change.
  • Student can position and identify the standards and related tools to the broader framework of sustainable management.
  • Student knows methods and tools available for different sectors and assess their suitability for different end-user needs.

Part (B)

  • Students learn to identify some commonly used sustainability labeling schemes and understand how these schemes are used to promote sustainability in business by helping consumers make informed decisions.
  • Difference between ecolabels and other sustainability tools, like management systems is also discussed.

Part (C)

  • Students learn tools and methods for Environmental Management Systems for SMEs.
Content

This is a course to study Green standards, ecolabels and environmental management systems without any classroom lessons.
The material is made by several polytechnic schools in Finland. The assignments are divided to personal or small group exercises.
The whole course includes 3 parts:
1. Green standards framework (2 ect)
2. Ecolabels (1 ect)
3. Environmental Management Systems for SMEs (2 ect)

Requirements

Learning with personal/small group assignments

Grading Scale

Passed (S) - Failed (0)

Course material

Material is loaded in Moodle.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites.

Other considerations

100% online studies in Moodle

The course and exams will be opened on 1.6.2021 and will be closed on 31.8.2021 at 11.55 pm.

Assessment will be registered by 15.9.2021.

Contact

Tolvanen Merja, merja.tolvanen@savonia.fi 

Event time

Starts:  

1.6.2021

Ends:  

31.8.2021 23:55

Organizer

www.savonia.fi