Méthodes d'évaluation et de gestion environnementale

lenvi2011  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Méthodes d'évaluation et de gestion environnementale
3.00 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
The themes addressed during the sessions are: Part I : Environmental Assessment - The tools used the environmental manager - The permit application (land use, operation, unique) - The environmental impact evaluation - The environmental impact assessment, disciplines air, noise, vibrations, surface waters, groundwater, soil, fauna and flora, landscape and health impact assessment Part II : Environmental management - Management systems according to the ISO; differences with EMAS - The ISO 14001 standard : initial analysis, policy, objectives and environmental programme, management system, audit and corrective actions - The other standards of the family (overview)
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 During the course, the students will acquire the competencies needed for :
  • the preparation of an environmental application license (M.1.1, M.1.2, M.1.3, M.1.4, M.1.5)
  • the evaluation of the environmental impacts of a medium size project (in the context of the regulations on the evaluation of the impacts of projects on the environment) (M.2.6)
  • the preparation of an environmental analysis and the definition of an environmental actions program for a simple case in an industrial site (in the framework of the ISO 14001 standard on Environmental Management Systems) (M.3.1)
  • These competencies will be accompanied with knowledge of the related regulations (Belgium, France) and applicable methodologies (M.4.1).
On the basis of examples, with the return of experience from the lecturer and with two site visits, the students will be able to draft environmental evaluations for middle complexity subjects, and prepare an action plan aiming at increasing the environmental performance of installations in industrial sites.
Teaching methods
Course in class with Powerpoint supports, based on the trainer's professional experience
Evaluation methods
Drafting of reports based on site visits (2); in case of no possibility of visits due to COVID restrictions, 1 report will be requested on the basis of bibliographical inputs
Other information
Precursory courses : Second cycle Evaluation : Two written reports, based on the site visits Support : Course, examples of reports, support documents Teaching team : Trainer professionally active in these disciplines Miscellaneous : The training requires 1 visit (2 hours) on or near the campus and 1 half-day visit in an industrial site
Online resources
Websites links are provided in the course supports
Teaching materials
  • Powerpoints du cours
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Biology of Organisms and Ecology

Master [120] in Environmental Science and Management

Master [120] in Forests and Natural Areas Engineering

Master [120] in Environmental Bioengineering

Interdisciplinary Advanced Master in Science and Management of the Environment and Sustainable Development

Master [120] in Public Administration