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Environmental Management in Energy Business

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTS4105
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014EM
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2015-2016)
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Honkanen, Vesa-Matti
Language of Instruction: English

Courses During the Academic Year 2015-2016

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
6I-EM-5N, I-KT-3N, I-KT-4N, I-MX-4N2016-01-04 – 2016-03-12Adebayo Agbejule, Riitta Niemelä, Vesa-Matti HonkanenEnglish2015-12-07 – 2016-01-10

Learning Outcomes

The student becomes familiar with the environmental responsibilities of a company and with the process of environmental impact assessment. She/he understands the importance of legislation and international agreements in the energy branch. The student is able to apply environmental management systems.

Student's Workload

70h scheduled studies
65 autonomous studies

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Knowledge about the environmental impacts of energy production.


Environmental regulations including legislations and international agreements, life cycle approach, environmental responsibilities, environmental management and environmental management systems, and environmental impact assessment.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Mihelcic, James R., Zimmermann, Julie B. Environmental Engineering: Fundamentals, Sustainability, and Design.
World Bank: Environmental Assessment Sourcebook.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, assignments, team works and project work.

Assessment Criteria

1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.

Assessment Methods

Active participation, team works, exams and project work.