Environmental Management Systems (EMS) ISO 14001 2018


ISO 14001:2018  specifies the requirements for an environmental management system that an organization can use to enhance its environmental performance. ISO 14001:2018 is intended for use by an organization seeking to manage its environmental responsibilities in a systematic manner that contributes to the environmental pillar of sustainability.

ISO 14001:2018 helps an organization achieve the intended outcomes of its environmental management system, which provide value for the environment, the organization itself, and interested parties. Consistent with the organization’s environmental policy, the intended outcomes of an environmental management system include:

  • enhancement of environmental performance;
  • fulfilment of compliance obligations;
  • achievement of environmental objectives.

ISO 14001:2018 is applicable to any organization, regardless of size, type, and nature, and applies to the environmental aspects of its activities, products, and services that the organization determines it can either control or influence considering a life cycle perspective. ISO 14001:2018 does not state specific environmental performance criteria.

ISO 14001:2018 can be used in whole or in part to systematically improve environmental management. Claims of conformity to ISO 14001:2018, however, are not acceptable unless all its requirements are incorporated into an organization’s environmental management system and fulfilled without exclusion.

This seminar will highlight:

  •  Objectives, principles, and components of Environmental Management Systems
  • General requirements of ISO 14001:2004
  • Environmental management tools and techniques for planning, operating, and maintaining EMS
  • Management review and continual improvement
  • Understanding of Environmental Management System
  • Understanding ISO 14001 Requirements for assessment/audit process
  • Audit Planning / Auditing Techniques
  • Practical Auditing
  • Audit Reporting / Corrective Action Process
  • Safety program administration, records, and statistics
  • Legislation


This course aims your ability of :

  • How to adapt your auditing technique to accommodate the new and amended requirements in ISO 14001:2018.
  • How to audit the new requirements concerning organizational context and the application of a threats and opportunities approach to environmental management.
  • How to audit top management commitment and leadership.
  • How to audit processes and their interaction with other processes.
  • The importance of environmental management for the organization and its customers.
  • Understanding the purpose of an environmental management system and the business and societal benefits of improving environmental performance
  • Understanding the Plan-Do-Check-Act framework with regards to ISO 14001

At the end of this course participants will have a good understanding and be able to::

  • the interrelationship between management responsibility, the context of the organization, environmental policy, environmental planning, implementation of policy, operational control, checking of performance, management review, and continual improvement
  • essential terminology to help you interpret and audit ISO 14001 requirements defined in ISO 14001
  • the difference between compliance obligations and conformance with ISO 14001
  • to plan and conduct an interview with top management
  • how to plan, conduct, report, and follow up an audit of an environmental management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 14001 and in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate)
  • to prepare an on-site audit plan that establishes effective audit trails across processes and between members of an audit team
  • to prepare thoroughly for an audit and produce checklists (including process-based checklists)


The workshop is aimed at those with responsibilities for, or duties in relation to environmental management systems and compliance.

Individuals involved with developing or implementing an EMS, especially ISO 14001.

  • Facility managers who may be subject to an EMS or compliance audit
  • Internal or external compliance or EMS auditors
  • Quality and internal auditors
  • Audit program managers and ISO 14001
  • program managers

Health and safety personnel wishing to acquire management system and compliance, audit skills, and knowledge.


Participants to this seminar will receive thorough training on the subjects covered by the seminar outline with the Tutor utilizing a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques.

This training course will combine presentations with instructor-guided interactive discussions between participants relating to their individual interests. Practical exercises, video material, and case studies aiming at stimulating these discussions and providing maximum benefit to the participants will support the formal presentation sessions.

Hourly Schedule

Day 1

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Business and Sustainability
KeyTopics: Introductions Introduction to Management Systems Requirements and Elements of Environmental Management Systems (EMS) TheISO 14001 EMS Model (Current and Proposed to High-Level Structure) Workshop– ISO Definitions Scope and Applicability of ISO 14001 and ISO 14004 Purpose, Scope + Benefits of EMS Standards Other types of Management Systems and their relationship with EMS

Day 2

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EMS Tools and Techniques
KeyTopics: environmental aspects and Impacts Workshop– Environmental Aspects and Impacts ExternalExpectations and Requirements EnvironmentalObjectives, Targets and Programs Workshop– Environmental Planning Logic Chain Implementationand Operation of an EMS Workshop– Operational Control Procedures Checkingan EMS (including Evaluating Audit Results)

Day 3

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Implementation and Planning
KeyTopics: Workshop– Comparison of ISO 9001/14001 EMSImplementation general requirements of ISO 14001 EMSTools and Techniques Planning an EMS (including Environmental Policy, Aspects, and Impacts)

Day 4

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Performance Monitoring
KeyTopics: Environmental Performance Standards Measuring Environmental Performance Concepts of The Balanced Scorecard Reporting and Verification Workshop – Using the Balanced Scorecard

Day 5

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EMS Tools and Techniques (cont.)
KeyTopics: Checking EMS (including Evaluating Audit Results) Management Review and Continual Improvement Workshop– Management Review Preparation for the ISO 14001 EMS Registration Process

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May 20 - 31 2024


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