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Environmental Management Studies

Learn about waste management, risk assessment and environmental management in this free online course.

Publisher: BCcampus OpenEd
This free online course, Studies of Environmental Management, will teach you about how economists define environmental outcomes as well as positive and negative externalities. You will learn about the environmental evaluation toolkit, cost-benefit analysis, environmental regulations governing waste management, and government regulations set for the protection of human health. You will also look into the four steps of risk assessment.
Environmental Management Studies
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
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In this free online course on Studies of Environmental Management, you will learn that everything we do affects our environment and the people that live in it. Environmental Management (EM) is the process of managing the environmental issues associated with an organization's activities. This course will teach you how economists define environmental outcomes, positive and negative externalities, public goods and common-property resources, the measures of value, willingness to pay, and willingness to accept.

You will also learn about how to use an environmental evaluation toolkit, such as direct, revealed preference and stated preference, important features of costs, cost-benefit analysis, criteria for evaluating a project and incentive policies. Next, you will learn about environmental regulations governing waste management, waste management strategies, and government regulations set for the protection of human health and the environment. Finally, you will learn about the four steps of risk assessment, and how to evaluate uncertainties in a risk assessment.

This free online course will be of great interest to students, individuals and professionals with an interest in environmental protection, climate change, environmental resource management, environmental issues around the world, and environmental science in general. Enroll in this online course today and improve your knowledge and skills on environmental management!

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