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Virginia Tech Center of Excellence for Environmental Management

Virginia Tech Center of Excellence for Environmental Management

ISO 14001:2015 Migration Workshop

Designed specifically for those currently operating an Environmental and Sustainability Management System (ESMS) and interested in learning what has changed in the migration to ISO 14001:2015. You’ll discover the latest changes and how they will affect your organization so you can begin putting migration plans in place. This course is particularly valuable for individuals directly involved in the planning, implementing, maintaining or auditing of an ISO 14001 ESMS.

To Be Announced

Fee: $895
Registration fee includes breakfast and lunch both days as well as refreshments. Purchase of the ISO 14001:2015 printed standard is optional for $150.

Schedule: 8am to 4pm both days
Agenda (Draft): MigrationAgenda.pdf

Who should attend?

Anyone with ISO 14001 responsibilities, including:

  • Environmental managers and consultants
  • Organizations that are currently operating or certified to ISO 14001:2004
  • Organizations currently developing systems for certification to ISO 14001
  • Management system practitioners who will be converting to ISO 14001:2015
  • Internal and external management system auditors who will be auditing to ISO 14001:2015
  • Anyone interested in finding out how ISO 14001:2015 differs from the 2004 version

What will I learn?

Upon completion of this training, you will be able to:

  • Identify key changes between ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 14001:2015
  • Learn what needs to be revised in your current EMS
  • Appreciate the significance of organizational context and adopting a risk-based approach
  • Grasp the application of risk-based thinking, leadership and process management
  • Explain new requirements in Annex SL (Appendix 2) relating to organizational context, planning and support
  • Build stakeholder confidence by updating teams and processes in line with the latest requirements

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Refund and Cancellation Policy: Requests for refunds will be honored when received fourteen calendar days prior to the program. However, another person may be substituted at any time for this program. An $85 administrative fee will be deducted for cancellations. In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the university will fully refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.

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