Many busy professionals would like to increase their knowledge and skillsbut it is sometimes hard to find the time. For those who would rathernot commit to persuing a degree, taking courses online affords a certain flexibility with a limited investment of time, making it easier tomanage a busy schedule.
Here are a couple examples of environmentally oriented online courses offered by Commonground University.
ASTM E1527 Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
This is the online version of ASTM’s popular in-person course. The course is facilitated by the same ASTM instructors who have trained thousands ofenvironmental professionals. Learn why the ASTM Environmental SiteAssessment Standard Practices for the Phase I Site Assessment wasdeveloped, how to use the standard, and how the standard affects the way you do business. You will gain an understanding of the "InnocentLandowner Defense" under the CERCLA, and why due diligence is necessary. The course reflects the ASTM E1527-05 standard and discusses EPA’s AAIrule.
Environmental Due Diligence: Principles & Practices
This course will help you handle the broad range of issues that arise whenperforming any type of environmental due diligence. You will learn themost current procedures for conducting investigations and acquire skills for interpreting and communicating your findings. Also, you will learnbest practices from sharing insights and experiences with peers andexperts in interactive forums. By taking this course, you will beup-to-date on current trends in environmental due diligence.
For more information go to the Commonground University site.