The training course is designed to help the participants acquire or enhance their competency to audit an energy management system. It is focused on the acquisition of knowledge of audit techniques applied to an energy management system.

Duration: 20-25 hours
Assessment: Yes
Certification: Yes

Price: 600$

Through the course modules, and the exercises that allow practical application of the module’s content, participants prepare to take the respective PECB exam


  • Understand the operations of an Energy Management System based in ISO 50001
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 50001 and the other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understand n auditor’s role in planning, leading and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  • Interpret the requirements of ISO 50001 in the context of an EnMS audit
  • Acquire the competencies to plan, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011
  • Strengthen personal skills necessary for an auditor to act with due professional care during an audit

Course Creator

This course was developed by CSE and supervised by one of the global experts in sustainability, Professor Nikos Avlonas. Read more.

Testimonies from our Trainings

Very well structured, thoroughly covers the whole CSR matters, very clearly and easily explained. Extremely good training overall.

Masako Hiraki, Manager/CEO office and European CSR office, Panasonic Europe

It was great how relevant the instructors made it to our own organizations. We were constantly learning how to implement the strategies back at our companies

Danielle Connor, CSR Coordinator, Pan American Silver

The training is very practical and up to date. I gained heavy and rich knowledge on CSR

Showg Mudhapar, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority
  • Module 1 – Course Objectives and Structure
  • Module 2 – Standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Module 3 – Certification process
  • Module 4 – Fundamental concepts and principles of energy management
  • Module 5 – Energy Management System (EnMS)
  • Module 6 – Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Module 7 – Audit approach, evidence and materiality
  • Module 8 – Initiating the audit
  • Module 9 – Stage 1 Audit
  • Module 10 – Preparing the on-site audit
  • Module 11 – Stage 2 Audit (on-site audit)
  • Module 12 – Communication during the audit
  • Module 13 – Audit procedures
  • Module 14 – Creating audit test plans
  • Module 15 – Draft audit findings and noncompliance reports
  • Module 16 – Audit documentation and quality review
  • Module 17 – Closing the audit
  • Module 18 – Evaluation of audit plans
  • Module 19 – Beyond the initial audit
  • Module 20 – Managing the internal audit program

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    CSE president Nikos Avlonas, The Center for Sustainability and Excellence, Sustainability Training and Consulting Services to the West Coast, Climate Change, sea-level rise, water resources, city growth and management, ESG (environment, social, governance) principles, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, October 15, 2019, FORTUNE 500, Western Washington University, Supply Chain, Corporate Responsibility, Corporate Communications, Sustainable Development, Circular Economy, Silicon Valley Community Foundation