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E-learning Testimonials ISO 9001:2015 Certified


QMII, in cooperation with the Virginia Tech - Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability, is now offering an online Introduction to ISO Environmental Standards course designed to introduce students to the latest updates to the Environmental Management System standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).  ISO 14001:2015 Requirements for Environmental Management Systems, was updated in 2015 along with ISO 9001:2015 Requirements for Quality Management Systems.  Many organizations are interested in applying these standards to their existing management systems.  If you are currently working for an organization that is looking to improve its management system and become more environmentally conscientious, this class is for you!


The class is broken down into a series of modules that cover environmental, social and economic issues promoted by ISO.  Each module is designed to familiarize students with the environmental best practices organizations need to incorporate into their management systems, to become compliant, or certified, to the new standards.  The following areas will be covered:

  • Principles of Environmental Management Systems
  • Managing Environmental Impacts and Risks
  • Cradle to Cradle Life Cycle
  • Understanding the ISO 14001:2015 Series
  • Comparison of other ISO Standards ISO 26000, ISO 50001, ISO 9001
  • Integrated Management System Approaches
  • Implementing Processes to Reduce Waste and Recycle
  • Leaderships Role in Team Collaboration
  • Legislative and Regulatory considerations

Enhance your career options and expand your familiarity with the latest management system standards being adopted by the best organizations operating worldwide.  This introduction to ISO standards will prepare you to assist your organization in adopting the latest standards, and introduce you to auditing skills needed to meet the new standards.  QMII also conducts supplemental classes to provide auditing skills for those wanting to become management system auditors.

Expand your knowledge of sustainability and increase your career options with this self-paced course.  You will have 30 days to complete all eight modules.  When you have completed the course and the associated tests, you will receive a certificate of completion.  This certificate verifies that you have completed the training and can be used to receive a discount, if you elect to take an addition lead auditor class from QMII.

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NOTE: This course does not meet the knowledge competency requirements of Exemplar Global.