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 ID: ENV 1324P
Course Format: Classroom

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
16638 Sep 19, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $895
17355 Feb 20, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $895
17356 Sep 18, 2017 Sep 20, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $895
18382 Feb 19, 2018 Feb 21, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $895

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There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Groups: If 2 or more people from your organization are registering for this course, you can recieve 10% off.  Use coupon code MULTI.

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



  • 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


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

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Bill Meffert