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Implementing Changes to Your ISO 14001 System

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Implementing Changes to Your ISO 14001 System

Course Description

Changes have been made to the ISO 14001 Standard that affect organizations registered (certified) to ISO 14001. This course helps you prepare an implementation plan to meet the new requirements and prepare you for your re-registration audit. Hands-on activities will enable learners to experience a portion of planning for the implementation process, which they can then use to draft a plan of action for their own organization.

Course Content


  • Introduction of major changes
  • Context of the organization
  • Leadership, Environmental policy
  • Environmental Performance
  • Risks and Opportunities
  • Life Cycle
  • Communication
  • Documented Information
  • Outsourced Processes


  • Roles
  • Impact of Significant Aspects
  • Compliance Obligations
  • Risks and Opportunities
  • Competence and awareness
  • Operational controls
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Performance measures
  • Management review
  • Nonconformities
  • Corrective Action
  • Continual Improvement


  • Levels of effort
  • Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities
  • Transition Plan
  • Value to Management
Requirements & Materials

Required - Student Must Provide

  • ISO 14001:2015 Standard for personal use and notetaking


  • ISO 14001:2015 Standard to borrow for in-class reference only; students will not be able to write notes in the standard

Session Details

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  • Register two or more people form your organization and receive a 10% group discount. Enter the coupon code MULTI at checkout. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Upcoming Sessions
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Previous Sessions
FEB 19, 2018 - FEB 21, 2018
Atlanta, GA


SEP 18, 2017 - SEP 20, 2017
Atlanta, GA


FEB 20, 2017 - FEB 22, 2017
Atlanta, GA


SEP 19, 2016 - SEP 21, 2016
Atlanta, GA



Who Should Attend

  • Environmental Managers
  • Environmental Management Representatives
  • Internal Auditors
  • Management System Consultants
  • Organizations with current ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems
  • Auditors certified to ISO 14001

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify key changes in ISO 14001:2015 from the previous version
  • Interpret the meaning of Context of the Organization
  • Differentiate Leadership requirements that can and cannot be delegated
  • Compare requirements for Policy
  • Recognize requirements for Environmental Performance
  • Distinguish between Risks, Opportunities, and Threats
  • List examples of Life Cycle calculations
  • Discuss Communication requirements
  • Interpret Documented Information requirements
  • Outline Outsourced Processes
  • Identify roles, responsibilities, and authorities
  • Determine impact of changes to significant environmental aspects
  • Demonstrate compliance obligations
  • Generate risk for an organization
  • Recognize changes in competency and awareness
  • Illustrate operational controls
  • Characterize changes in emergency prep and response
  • Extrapolate environment performance measures
  • Paraphrase changes to management review
  • Interpret nonconformity, corrective action, and continual improvement requirements
  • Predict level of effort for transition
  • Outline roles, responsibilities, and authorities
  • Create a transition plan
  • Explain value to management

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