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Working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Category: 
Training
Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 00:00 to Friday, September 15, 2017 - 00:00
Partial Date: 2017CE Sep 13th to 2017CE Sep 15th
Issued By
Document Category: GIS, Training programme

Course Description

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is one of the fast growing technologies across the world and in India in all areas of physical development, research and analysis by various public and private sector agencies. GIS and its applications have become critical for problem solving and decision-making related to the issues of urban planning, water supply, sanitation, transportation, environmental management and disaster risk reduction. This course is conceptualised and structured around open source GIS tools for creating, accessing and analysing spatial data for diverse fields and applications, with an aim to leverage the power of GIS with minimal cost and time implications for participating agencies.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, learners will gain an understanding of geospatial tools, techniques and their applications; hands-on experience with GPS devices and software; and will be equipped with skills for data acquisition, data creation, map digitisation, conducting analysis to visualise geospatial information, and communicate effectively with maps.

Learner Profile/ Who Can Apply

There are no pre-requisites for the course. The course is ideal for those who want to use geospatial tools and information for planning and implementation of their day to day work.

Course Objective

The course will equip participants with:

  • Efficient management of geographic information
  • Location based decision making
  • Visualizing scenarios based on geography
  • Collecting site information
  • Sharing maps over web

Course Fee

Professionals – INR 9000/-
Students – INR 6500/-

Early Bird Offer*
(*Apply and pay the course fee before 20 August 2017)

Discounted Price for Professionals – INR 7000/-
Discounted Price for Students – INR 5000/-

Last date to register and pay the fee is 7 September 2017

For further details contact Prashanth on +91 98849 51580/ prashanthc@iihs.ac.in