EVL205 - Environmental Services Management

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Subject Title
Environmental Services Management

Subject Description
The management of environmental service organizations in both the public and private sector requires a good understanding of how to provide an effective service to meet public demand while maintaining ecological integrity. Areas such as planning, leadership, decision making, customer service and employee development will all be discussed and applied to case situations. This can be beneficial information if you work for a public parks organization in your future career or a private contractor.

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Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Develop knowledge applicable to the area of legislation and guidelines that must be adhered to as it pertains to parks and recreation situations.
2. Participate in the development of a park maintenance management plan for a designated area of open space and understand its application to any park environment.
3. Acquire a better understanding of current environmental issues and how these issues impact parks and recreation management decisions.
4. Acquire a working knowledge of various leadership styles and supervising techniques.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.