Web based GIS and Mapping Course
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Web based GIS and Mapping Course

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30 17/06/2024 21/06/2024 5 Days Live Online Training
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Introduction:

The Web-based GIS and Mapping Course is a comprehensive 5-day program designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively utilize web-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mapping tools for data visualization, analysis, and decision-making. This course focuses on the principles and practical applications of web-based GIS and mapping, enabling participants to leverage the power of spatial data on the web. Participants will learn how to create interactive web maps, integrate data layers, perform spatial analysis, and share their maps with stakeholders.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the fundamentals of web-based GIS and mapping.
  2. Gain practical skills in creating and designing interactive web maps.
  3. Learn how to integrate and visualize spatial data using web-based platforms.
  4. Explore the techniques for conducting spatial analysis and geoprocessing tasks online.
  5. Understand the principles of cartographic design for effective map visualization.
  6. Learn how to incorporate various data sources into web maps, including satellite imagery and geospatial data.
  7. Acquire knowledge of web mapping APIs and tools for customization and advanced functionality.
  8. Understand the principles of web map accessibility and usability.
  9. Learn how to share web maps and collaborate with stakeholders.
  10. Develop skills in troubleshooting and resolving common issues in web-based GIS applications.

Organization Benefits: By participating in the Web-based GIS and Mapping Course, organizations can expect the following benefits:

  1. Enhanced data visualization and decision-making through interactive web maps.
  2. Improved accessibility to spatial data for stakeholders, regardless of their location or technical expertise.
  3. Increased efficiency in analyzing and interpreting spatial data using web-based tools.
  4. Enhanced collaboration and knowledge sharing through shared web maps.
  5. Improved communication of spatial information to stakeholders, including policymakers and the general public.
  6. Strengthened capacity to incorporate satellite imagery and other geospatial data into web maps.
  7. Reduced reliance on desktop GIS software, leading to cost savings and increased flexibility.
  8. Increased understanding of the principles of cartographic design for effective map visualization.
  9. Improved data integration capabilities by leveraging various data sources in web maps.
  10. Enhanced ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues related to web-based GIS applications.

Who Should Attend: This course is designed for professionals and individuals who work with spatial data or have an interest in leveraging web-based GIS and mapping tools, including:

  • GIS Professionals and Analysts
  • Data Managers and Analysts
  • Urban Planners and Architects
  • Environmental Scientists and Researchers
  • Development Practitioners
  • Government Officials and Policymakers
  • NGOs and Non-profit Organizations
  • Geospatial Technology Enthusiasts
  • Individuals interested in utilizing web-based GIS and mapping tools

Duration:

5 Days

Comprehensive Course Outline (more than 12 modules):

Module 1: Introduction to Web-based GIS and Mapping

  • Overview of web-based GIS and mapping
  • Advantages and applications of web-based spatial data

Module 2: Web Mapping Platforms and Tools

  • Introduction to popular web mapping platforms and tools
  • Comparing features and functionalities

Module 3: Creating Interactive Web Maps

  • Principles of designing interactive web maps
  • Building basic web maps using web-based platforms

Module 4: Data Integration and Visualization in Web Maps

  • Integrating various data layers into web maps
  • Styling and visualizing spatial data for effective communication

Module 5: Spatial Analysis in Web-based GIS

  • Performing spatial analysis and geoprocessing tasks online
  • Utilizing spatial analysis tools and functions in web-based platforms

Module 6: Cartographic Design for Web Maps

  • Principles of cartographic design for web maps
  • Enhancing map aesthetics and readability

Module 7: Incorporating Satellite Imagery and Geospatial Data

  • Integrating satellite imagery and other geospatial data into web maps
  • Techniques for processing and visualizing remote sensing data

Module 8: Web Mapping APIs and Customization

  • Introduction to web mapping application programming interfaces (APIs)
  • Customizing web maps and adding advanced functionality

Module 9: Web Map Accessibility and Usability

  • Ensuring accessibility and usability of web maps for diverse users
  • Incorporating accessibility features and best practices

Module 10: Sharing Web Maps and Collaboration

  • Techniques for sharing web maps with stakeholders
  • Collaborative mapping and data sharing

Module 11: Troubleshooting and Issue Resolution

  • Identifying and resolving common issues in web-based GIS applications
  • Troubleshooting techniques and resources

Module 12: Case Studies and Best Practices

  • Examining real-world examples of successful web-based GIS and mapping applications
  • Sharing best practices and lessons learned

 

General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at training@fdc-k.org or +254712260031

 

 

·         Website:www.fdc-k.org

 

 

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