Environmental Management Systems (Online Webinar)

Dates: June 28 - July 1, 2022

Meets: Tu, W, Th and F from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Location: UT Arlington Online

Fee: $995.00


John (Rex)David Coffman

Rex is an award-winning trainer/facilitator in the fields of environmental health and safety, and has had the opportunity to work with, educate and coach safety and environmental professionals, students and military personnel both academically and professionally for 15 years. Rex is a seasoned environmental professional with more than 30 years of leadership in the implementation, management and facilitation of complex environmental permitting, compliance and enforcement proceedings at the federal, state and local levels of government. He is also very experienced in the legislative and regulatory processes, and has provided technical comments on several major federal and state environmental rules, and has offered expert testimony before the Texas Senate Natural Resources, and the Texas House of Representatives Environmental Regulation Committees. Rex received his MS in Interdisciplinary Studies (Environmental Engineering, Public Administration and Business) from the University of Texas at Arlington, and his BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Texas Tech University. Rex has also been very fortunate to assist in providing educational success and leadership at a number of exceptional educational organizations including the University of Texas at Arlington, and Tarrant County College as well as with a number of private firms. Rex is a Veteran of the United States Navy having served proudly aboard USS Long Beach, CGN-9 where he was the Launcher Captain of the aft Mark 10 "Terrier" Guided Missile Launching System.

Environmental Management Systems: A Tool for Sustainability

This updated course specifies general requirements and guidelines of the new ISO 14001:2015 environmental management system (EMS) standard. A fully implemented EMS will provide reasonable assurance of minimal negative environmental impact, improved environmental performance and sustainable growth. EMS can be utilized as a launching pad to move organizations towards sustainability through environmental source reduction, self-regulation and continuous improvement.

Topics include:

  • Understand the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 standard
  • Understand the importance and benefits of an environmental management system
  • Understand how the EMS interacts with organization's processes
  • Understand how the EMS improves environmental performance through more efficient use of resources and reduction of waste
  • Auditing to standard's requirements
  • How to identify nonconformities


To access our online courses, you will need a computer with high-speed internet access. I also suggest having a microphone so that you can talk directly with the instructor and your fellow students.

The week before class begins, you will receive instructions on where to go to download the App, how to access the online classroom, and your invitation to the classroom.

Please take some time to log into the classroom before the day of class to test your connection and get your login information set up.

If you have any questions please contact us by phone at 817.272.2581 or by email at for assistance.

Fee: $995.00

UT Arlington Online


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