Course syllabus 270668_IDP - Enviromental Management (FME - WS 2019/2020)Help

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Course unit code: 270668_IDP
Course unit title: Enviromental Management
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
30 hours per semester of study (combined method)
seminar1 hour weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 4
Recommended semester/trimester: Environmental Manufacturing Technologies - master (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
During semester, the student draws up 1 project. The sum of points for the project is 20 points. To pass it one must score at least 10 points. The examination consisting of written and oral parts is awarded a maximum of 30 points. To pass the examination one must score at least 18 points. Student will get the credits for the subject if she/he completes the project and examination successfully.

Evaluation is done as follows: A 46-50 points; B 41-45 points; C 37-40 points; D 32-36 points; E 31-28 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student aquires knowledge of Sustainable development strategy of European Union for environment and EU policies for waste management. He/she understands environmental management systems by international standards ISO family 14000 and their relation to quality management systems. He/she can apply basic principles of environmental impact assessment and the product life cycle assessment (LCA). Student aquires knowledge of waste management - legal framework, regulation tools, ways of waste management.
Course contents:
1. Sustainable development strategy of European Union - approach to environment and waste management. Strategy and policies of European Union for waste management.
2. Systems and standards of environmental management (ISO 14000).
3. Environmental impact assessment.
4. Product life cycle assessment.
5. Extended producer resposibility. Ecodesign.
6. Environment policy of SR. Waste management in SR - strategic documents.
7. Waste management in SR - legal framework.
8. Control tools in waste management - economic, regulative, others, tools mix.
9. Waste prevention, preparing for re-use and waste recovery.
10. Waste disposal.
Recommended or required reading:
ŠOOŠ, Ľ. Odpady 1: Environmentálne technológie. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 2007. 165 p. ISBN 978-80-227-2627-6.
MAJERNÍK, M. -- BADIDA, M. -- LEGÁTH, J. Systémy environmentálneho manažérstva: Teória a metodika.
RESEARCH CENTRE, J. International Reference Life Cycle Data System (ILCD) Handbook. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2010. 398 p. ISBN 978-92-79-19092-6.
HEKELOVÁ, E. -- VIRČÍKOVÁ, E. -- HRUBEC, J. Integrovaný manažérsky systém. Nitra: SPU, 2009. 542 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0231-0.

STN EN ISO 14001: Systémy environmentálneho manažérstva. Požiadavky s pokynmi na použitie (ISO 14001: 2004). Bratislava: Slovenský ústav technickej normalizácie, 2010.
STN EN ISO 14004: Systémy environmentálneho manažérstva. Všeobecné pokyny obsahujúce zásady, systémy a podporné techniky (ISO 14004: 2004). Bratislava: Slovenský ústav technickej normalizácie, 2010.
STN EN ISO 14006: Systémy environmentálneho manažérstva. Pokyny na začleňovanie ekodizajnu (ISO 14006: 2011). Bratislava: Slovenský ústav technickej normalizácie, 2012.
STN ISO 14005: Systémy environmentálneho manažérstva. Pokyny na fázovú implementáciu systému environmentálneho manažérstva vrátane použitia hodnotenia environmentálneho správania. Bratislava: Slovenský ústav technickej normalizácie, 2012.

Language of instruction: slovak
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 136

12,5 %11,8 %31,6 %17,6 %25,7 %0,8 %
Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Marcela Pokusová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification: 21. 6. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Marcela Pokusová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Marianna Frajková on 06/21/2019.

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