EEM401 Environmental Issues and Management

What is environment? What is pollution? Classification of pollution, nature of pollutants, who is responsible for pollution? Effect of pollution, how to prevent and manage them? Health impact, environmental policy and its compliance, environmental protection agency role and is responsibilities, industries and citizens responsibilities towards pollution prevention, analytical methods for measurement of selected parameters of NEQS, case studies and plant visits will be part of this course.

EEM402 Air and Noise Pollution Management

Definitions and types of pollutions, causes, sources and effects of air pollution, particulate matters, measurement of air pollutants and particulate matters, green houses gases, global warming, causes, sources and effects, ozone depletion, acid rain, causes, sources and effects, air pollution prevention and control, strategies/methodology compliance of NEQS standards for air pollutants, nature of noise, propagation of noise in air, noise characterization, sources of noise, effect of noise pollution, health impact of noise pollution, noise measuring techniques and methodology, etc. will be covered in this course.

EEM403 Energy Sources and Management

The course will cover basic concept of energy, forms of energy, fundamental of renewable/non-renewable energy sources, energy and environment renewable energy sources, energy scenario in Pakistan, renewable energy potential in Pakistan, basic heat transfer mechanism, etc. Students will learn about the best practices in these areas, includes case studies and visit to plants.

EEM404 Industrial and Municipal Waste Management

The course will cover waste classification, sources, characteristics, generation, onsite handling and storage, collection, transfer, recycling and disposal techniques of solid and hazardous waste. It also covers history of waste disposal, dumping, and burning, land filling, composting and incinerating techniques. Various methods for the treatment of liquid effluents from municipalities and industries. Pre-requisite: EEM401

EEM405 Renewable Energy

The course will cover a brief history of energy, reasons of shortage and load shedding, fuel problems for energy, alternative fuels and its problems, power from wind, its environmental impact, costs and economics of alternative fuels, energy from bio-mass and solid waste its problems and environmental impact etc. Pre-requisite: EEM403

EEM406 Coastal Environment and Management

Products of direct economic value such as fish, hydrocarbons, minerals, dieseline water, etc., products of natural system (intangible), supply of rich nutrients to support productivity, nursery and breeding grounds of fish and shellfish, mangrove ecosystem, coast-dependent activities such as coastal aquaculture, marine transport and shipping, beach related activities, ports and harbor, etc. will be part of this course.

EEM407 Green Technology and Energy Analysis

This course is multidisciplinary and examines Environmental Management Systems (EMS), including their planning and organization. The course also studies how businesses can manage their interactions with the environment in a systematic strategic management approach. Since awareness of environmental issues has increased the need for product eco-compatibility. Students will learn a new methodological approach to design for the environment.

EEM408 Safety, Health and Environmental Management

The course is based on OSHA 18000 and is designed for students to understand the concept of EHS management, its importance and principles, hazards and risks at work place, causes and solutions, importance of EHS in industries, purpose and policy, developing safety policy, EHS auditing and inspections, safety training and employee’s motivation and involvement, Plant visit is part of the course.

EEM409 Risk and Disaster Management

This course is designed to enable students to develop management skills to operate and understand the complex techniques and key concepts of disaster and risk management pertaining to floods, earthquakes, etc. Students will develop critical evaluation and the application of key elements of business planning and the management of risk and disaster.

EEM410 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

The course is designed to provide a critical overview of the theory and practice of EIA as per international standard to those students who need to understand pollution impacts on the environment and how to do its assessment. EIA is one of the major requirements of environmental regulations and the course would cover the impact of development on environment.

EEM411 Environmental Rules, Laws and Regulations

The course provides students various regulations of environmental laws of Pakistan and international practices, theory and enforcement problems, including policy making, analysis of policy, needs of environmental law, implementation of legislations, etc.

EEM412 Research and Survey Methodology

The course is designed for those students who are new comers to research and who may have barrier with regard to the research methods and having difficulties in writing thesis or a research project report. The course will give students a sound knowledge of research methodology which is essential for writing thesis, research project conceptualization, elements of a research proposal and formulation of research design.

EEM501 Climatic Changes and its Impact

Climate change is today’s most pressing issue, receiving international attention from political leaders, media, corporations and the general public. Students will learn about strategic frameworks for assessing the impact of climatic changes on markets and customer demand.

EEM502 Natural Resources Management

Students will learn qualities of ecosystems and critically review environmental issues such as climate change, water shortage and forest preservation, etc. The course includes social-ecological system concepts, ecosystem based management, global and regional governance through multilateral agreements, sustainable development, poverty versus environment.

EEM503 Hospital Waste Management

The course covers the general awareness of the health and environmental risks resulting from poor care of hospital waste management practices. It will provide the knowledge about handling, disposal and effect of infections hazardous health care waste, including hospital waste disposal problems and solutions. The course focuses on proper planning and organized approach necessary to improve the system for hospital waste management.

EEM504 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

The basic goal of this course is to manage community and industrial waste in a manner that meets public health and environmental concerns and public desires to reuse and recycle waste materials. The students will learn how to mange solid and hazardous waste properly and efficiently. The course covers different modern methods of waste disposal, composting and incinerating etc.

EEM505 Energy Audit

This course covers the need for energy consumption, monitoring, designing and starting energy consumption control program, energy accounting, targeting and reporting, energy audit process, preparations, facility inspections, audit procedure and action plan, audit report, recommendations, implementation and follow ups of energy conservation schemes, understanding energy bills, electric rate structure, natural gas rate schedule, steam and chilled water rate, cost of water and waste water, monthly energy bill analysis, actions to reduce electricity utility costs.

EEM506 Energy Conservation

The course will cover areas of energy consumption and conservation, conservation scheme, and implementation, major areas of energy conservation, lighting, components of lighting system, lamp types, luminaries and types, maintenance of the lighting system and schedule, luminaries dirt depreciation factor, re-lamping strategies, spot replacement and group re-lamping strategies and costs, lighting survey, measuring light levels, regulatory/safety issues, lighting safety issues, energy policy Act 1992.

EEM507 Energy Planning

The course will cover energy economics and planning, energy economics, the nature and cause of the energy problems, demand side and supply side issues, commercial and traditional energy determinants externalities, policy issues, pricing and distribution policies, energy balances formulation and execution, natural energy statistics, definitions, of primary, secondary, delivered and useful energy, problems of interpolation and comparison of energy statistics, rural energy planning, pattern of energy demand and supply, socioeconomic aspects of energy utilization, survey methods, identifying potential solutions, project planning, monitoring and execution, financial evaluation projects, project analysis and financial appraisal, discounted cash flow, time preference discount rates inflation and interested rates, project evaluation in term of present values and internal.

EEM508 Environmental Ethics

The course focuses on the understanding of the natural environment and human relationship to it. The course provides strong coverage of major ethical theories such as moral, relativism, ethical egoism and discussion about the tragedy of the commons, etc.

EEM509 Public Awareness for Environment and Energy Sector

This course will focus on the importance, scope and application of the public relation and public information as regard to environment and energy in the private and public sectors, the local, regional, national and international levels.

EEM510 Economics of Energy Management

This course examines the economics of markets for various energy sources (such as oil, coal, natural gas, and electricity), and their interactions with each other and with the rest of the economy. We will look at how energy markets have historically developed and why they have been subject to extensive government intervention. We will analyze the effects of traditional policy measures such as price controls and regulation; and we will examine current policy issues arising from the relationships among energy use, economic growth, and the environment (carbon storage and the policy measures). The course will also look at energy demand and supply analysis, efficiency measures as well as current issues both local and international. The course is designed both for students interested in energy economics specifically, and for those interested in applied economics as well as oil and gas sector in general.

EEM601 Environmental Management and Green Technology

The world is facing increasing environmental and climatic threats which are posing severe scientific, social and economic challenges to the human race. These challenges include: the depletion of natural resources, the loss of diversity and the need to develop new forms of energy generation whilst efficiently utilizing existing energy sources. Tackling these environmental problems and establishing a sustainable environment requires the adoption of appropriate policies and managerial strategies. The interdisciplinary nature of this course provides a broad understanding of environmental problems. The course aims to provide basic managerial and generic skills for a career in the environmental sustainability sector. Pre-requisite: EEM401

EEM602 Green Marketing Strategy: A Challenge for a New Era

The course is designed to introduce a framework for Green marketing management in light of the socio-economic, cultural and legislative changes related to environmental sustainability. The course provides an overview of concepts and techniques as they relate to marketing opportunities, marketing strategies and communicating effective marketing programs within the context of sustainability. Students will be challenged to critically analyze marketing strategies, plans and decisions. The students will also analyze the social shift that makes green marketing a key aspect of business strategy in light of the changing environmental scenario. Pre-requisite: EEM401 2015-

EEM603 Air and Noise Pollution Management

Definitions and types of pollutions, causes, sources and effects of air pollution, particulate matters, measurement of air pollutants and particulate matters, green houses gases, global warming, causes, sources and effects, ozone depletion, acid rain, causes, sources and effects, air pollution prevention and control, strategies/methodology compliance of NEQS standards for air pollutants, nature of noise, propagation of noise in air, noise characterization, sources of noise, effect of noise pollution, health impact of noise pollution, noise measuring techniques and methodology, etc. will be covered in this course.

EEM604 Coastal Environment and Management

Products of direct economic value such as fish, hydrocarbons, minerals, dieseline water, etc., products of natural system (intangible), supply of rich nutrients to support productivity, nursery and breeding grounds of fish and shellfish, mangrove ecosystem, coast-dependent activities such as coastal aquaculture, marine transport and shipping, beach related activities, ports and harbor, etc. will be part of this course.

EEM606 Natural Resources Management

Students will learn qualities of ecosystems and critically review environmental issues such as climate change, water shortage and forest preservation, etc. The course includes social-ecological system concepts, ecosystem based management, global and regional governance through multilateral agreements, sustainable development, poverty versus environment.

EEM607 Hospital Waste Management

The course covers the general awareness of the health and environmental risks resulting from poor care of hospital waste management practices. It will provide the knowledge about handling, disposal and effect of infections hazardous health care waste, including hospital waste disposal problems and solutions. The course focuses on proper planning and organized approach necessary to improve the system for hospital waste management.

EEM608 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

The basic goal of this course is to manage community and industrial waste in a manner that meets public health and environmental concerns and public desires to reuse and recycle waste materials. The students will learn how to mange solid and hazardous waste properly and efficiently. The course covers different modern methods of waste disposal, composting and incinerating etc.

EEM609 Energy Audit

This course covers the need for energy consumption, monitoring, designing and starting energy consumption control program, energy accounting, targeting and reporting, energy audit process, preparations, facility inspections, audit procedure and action plan, audit report, recommendations, implementation and follow ups of energy conservation schemes, understanding energy bills, electric rate structure, natural gas rate schedule, steam and chilled water rate, cost of water and waste water, monthly energy bill analysis, actions to reduce electricity utility costs.

EEM610 Energy Conservation

The course will cover areas of energy consumption and conservation, conservation scheme, and implementation, major areas of energy conservation, lighting, components of lighting system, lamp types, luminaries and types, maintenance of the lighting system and schedule, luminaries dirt depreciation factor, re-lamping strategies, spot replacement and group re-lamping strategies and costs, lighting survey, measuring light levels, regulatory/safety issues, lighting safety issues, energy policy Act 1992.

EEM611 Energy Planning

The course will cover energy economics and planning, energy economics, the nature and cause of the energy problems, demand side and supply side issues, commercial and traditional energy determinants externalities, policy issues, pricing and distribution policies, energy balances formulation and execution, natural energy statistics, definitions, of primary, secondary, delivered and useful energy, problems of interpolation and comparison of energy statistics, rural energy planning, pattern of energy demand and supply, socioeconomic aspects of energy utilization, survey methods, identifying potential solutions, project planning, monitoring and execution, financial evaluation projects, project analysis and financial appraisal, discounted cash flow, time preference discount rates inflation and interested rates, project evaluation in term of present values and internal.

EEM612 Environmental Ethics

The course focuses on the understanding of the natural environment and human relationship to it. The course provides strong coverage of major ethical theories such as moral, relativism, ethical egoism and discussion about the tragedy of the commons, etc.

EEM613 Public Awareness for Environment and Energy Sector

This course will focus on the importance, scope and application of the public relation and public information as regard to environment and energy in the private and public sectors, the local, regional, national and international levels

EEM614 Safety, Health and Environmental Management

The course is based on OSHA 18000 and is designed for students to understand the concept of EHS management, its importance and principles, hazards and risks at work place, causes and solutions, importance of EHS in industries, purpose and policy, developing safety policy, EHS auditing and inspections, safety training and employee’s motivation and involvement, Plant visit is part of the course.

EEM615 Risk and Disaster Management

This course is designed to enable students to develop management skills to operate and understand the complex techniques and key concepts of disaster and risk management pertaining to floods, earthquakes, etc. Students will develop critical evaluation and the application of key elements of business planning and the management of risk and disaster.

EEM701 Methods and Issues in Advanced Qualitative Research

The course focuses on developing a working knowledge of a range of qualitative methods, methodological approaches, and theoretical framework of research to enable the participants to conduct qualitative research within the social sciences. Through lectures and seminars, current methodological issues are analyzed and discussed. The participants will conduct an empirical investigation designed to evaluate the usefulness of a research method that they select. The research method itself should thus be the focus of inquiry. Academic writing skills will be developed to enable participants to write effective academic papers.

EEM702 Methods and Issues in Advanced Quantitative Research

The primary goal of the course is to help participants to develop a conceptual background and practical skills needed to critically evaluate statistics and to conduct statistical analyses of empirical data independently (e.g., independent study projects, etc.). This course will also introduce computer applications for data analysis, including construction of data files, SPSS for data analysis, and development of an analysis plan. In addition, participants are expected to learn how to document and communicate the results of the analysis efficiently. APA writing style will be introduced to enable participants to write their thesis.

EEM703 Current Advancement and trends in Environment, and Energy Management

The student will be required to undertake course work that fulfills the requirement of current advancement and trends in environmental science and policy. The breadth requirement may be fulfilled by using a wide spectrum of environmentally related courses, including areas such as economics, law, and management, Environmental management and sustainable development of resources, linking green economy with social development. The course evaluates social well being, and economic prosperity. Economic evaluation of environmental impacts, and environmental and social assessments, concepts and methodologies are introduced. Topics include sustainability and management of resources. Socioeconomic developments and Sustainable Management of ecologically sensitive areas, Communities etc.

EEM704 Independent Study in Environment and Renewable Energy Management

This course will provide space to the participants coming from different scientific disciplines to propose a research topic in their field of interest. The research work should be completed within one semester for publication preferably in an impact factor journal. For independent study, the participants will be provided a suitable adjunct faculty member of the university, who is able to facilitate in completing the process of research and publication. This independent study course will be different from the main Ph.D. research study and will be beneficial for the candidate in providing them with experience to pursue their major work of investigations, providing an exposure to plan, conduct and publish a small scale research project in their area of interest.

EEM801 Advance Environmental Toxicology & Epidemiology

The course will help develop concepts of adverse toxic effects of environmental chemicals and biological solid/liquid effluents from natural and anthropological sources present in air, water and soil on human and other living organisms. It will examine the overall toxicological and epidemiological management approaches and learn to maintain a balanced approach and balanced public expenditure on environmental health (preventive health) and curative health. The course will expand understanding of percepts that the environmental diseases do not necessarily occur at random and without reason and require taking proactive preventive approaches.

EEM802 Advanced Pollution Control Technologies and Mitigation Options

Advanced pollution control technologies are of concern from two overlapping but distinct point of view of human health and the health of aquatic ecosystems. The course is designed to develop understanding of environmental quality and its control technologies vis-a viz advanced pollution control technologies and mitigation options in environmental profession. It will entail understanding about different types of pollution, including properties, industrial production, uses, environmental releases, fate, health impacts and mitigation options. Pollution categorization into air, water and soil pollution, organic/ inorganic pollutants, pesticides and other toxicants.

EEM803 Advances in Green Technology Mechanism

Green technology being relatively new field is mushrooming its growth in length and breadth exponentially. The course is designed to understand the conceptual development of greening technical strategy, branding/communicating strategy and overall management systems. The course will provide in-depth understanding of what is unfolding green agenda means to all aspect of technologies. The green initiatives benefit from the newer green economic landscape and reap advantage of being a trend setter in the development of continuously improved environmental friendly concepts and technologies and consequently help in introducing of new/improved national/international legislation of improved productivity and profitability.

EEM804 Disaster Risk Management and Mitigation Strategies

There is growing national and international concern at the rising frequency and severity of natural hazards and disasters, in part due to factors related to climate change, there is increased impetus in many countries to put in place policy, legal, technical, financial and institutional measures that will reduce the destructive effects on the lives and livelihoods of individuals and communities.

EEM805 Trade and Environment

The objective of Trade & Environment course is to raise awareness on the linkages between trade, the environment and sustainable development, to promote greater dialogue between trade and environment policy makers. WTO, Introduction to environmental economics. Impact of trade on the environment, Impact of environmental regulation on trade, CBD and the Biosafety Protocol, CITES. Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal. C

EEM806 Sustainability and Conservation of Major Ecosystems

The course introduces the concept and practice of sustainable development (SD). It examines the environmental, economic, and social dimensions of SD by focusing on changing patterns of consumption, production, and distribution of resources. Evaluation of resources. Tropical, Temperate and Polar Ecoregions. Forest, Mountains, deserts, riverine, rangeland areas. Understanding world’s oceans and their environments.