Environmental Impact Assessment and audit


Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an important management tool for predicting and mitigating adverse effects that can be costly and damaging on the environment. Organizations should make environmental considerations a vital component of the decision-making process.


Target Group

Project /Programme Directors, Managers, Planners, Officers, Co-ordinators and Administrators from all sectors of the economy.


Learning Objectives

On completion, the participants should be able to:

  • Use EIA as a decision making tool in project planning and management
  • Coordinate EIA processes and write EIA reports
  • Explain the legal and policy framework for EIA. Monitor, evaluate and audit
  • projects/programmes with confidence and produce an audit report
  • Interpret correctly the audit requirements of Environmental
  • Management Systems, Standards and audit procedures

Content Areas



Benefits of attending

Participants will be equipped with relevant skills and knowledge, to enable them promote the widest possible use of EIA procedures and further the development of EIA as a practical tool for integrating environment and development in decision-making. The skills acquired in this course will assist them in identifying and managing environmental effects. Participants will be confident and competent in dealing with environmental effects, issues and customer queries.