geographic information systems

Geographic Information System (GIS) technology has emerged as a powerful and sophisticated means to collect and manage vast amounts of geographic data. The use of this advanced tool has received overwhelming acceptance in local, state and federal government organizations, as well as in the private sector. This technology will enable your organization to consider new, more effective ways of doing business. Our program can help you put GIS tools to work in your organization.

Training Series
August
14-16 Introduction to ArcGIS

September
11-12 13 Intermediate ArcGIS Working with the Geodatabase

Course Descriptions
16-18

October
Introduction to ArcGIS

Introduction to ArcGIS ......................................................................................... $725
This three-day course is designed to introduce fundamental GIS concepts and a basic understanding of how to use the ArcGIS suite of applications: ArcMap, ArcCatalog and ArcToolbox. Topics will include but are not limited to: displaying data, querying data, generating labels and annotation, spatial analysis, geocoding, and creating hard copy maps and reports. This class serves as an introductory course for GIS users with little or no experience and is developed using the ArcView license of ArcGIS 9.2. This class is also recommended as a prerequisite to the Intermediate/Advanced ArcGIS classes. 18 PDH Credits
6-7 8

November
Intermediate ArcGIS Working with the Geodatabase

December
11-13 Introduction to ArcGIS

January
22-23 24 Intermediate ArcGIS Working with the Geodatabase

Intermediate ArcGIS ............................................................................................. $550
This two-day course is designed to provide users with an advanced understanding of how to use the ArcGIS suite of applications: ArcMap, ArcCatalog and ArcToolbox. Topics will include, but are not limited to: advanced spatial analysis and geoprocessing operations, Model Builder, editing tools, database design, and an introduction to the customization environment VBA (Visual Basic for Applications). This course utilizes a case study-based approach, which allows the participants to understand and apply the functionality of ArcGIS in a real-world environment with applicable data, illustrating its use as an effective decision making tool. This class serves as an intermediate course for GIS users with practical experience using the software and is developed using the ArcView license of ArcGIS 9.2. It is recommended that participants have taken Introduction to ArcGIS or have equivalent experience with ArcGIS. 12 PDH Credits
19-21

February
Introduction to ArcGIS

ArcGIS

March
18-19 20 Intermediate ArcGIS Working with the Geodatabase

April
15-17 Introduction to ArcGIS

May
13-14 15 Intermediate ArcGIS Working with the Geodatabase

Working with the Geodatabase ....................................................................... $275
This one-day course is designed to introduce students to the ESRI geodatabase environment. Topics will include, but are not limited to: migrating data into a geodatabase, managing and editing vector and raster data, building and maintaining topology, creation of subtypes, attribute domains and relationship classes, and geodatabase sharing. This class serves as an intermediate/advanced course for GIS users with practical experience using the software and is developed using the ArcInfo (or ArcEditor) license of ArcGIS 9.2. It is recommended that participants have taken Introduction to ArcGIS or have equivalent experience with ArcGIS. 6 PDH Credits

June
17-19 Introduction to ArcGIS

Registration Information
You can register for any of these classes online at www.itre.ncsu.edu/ITREmain/education/index.html or by contacting: Greg Ferrara at gpferrar@ncsu.edu Phone: (919) 515-8656 or by mailing a copy of the registration form to: Greg Ferrara ITRE at NC State University Centennial Campus Box 8601 Raleigh, NC 27695-8601 • Dress is casual. Classes meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, lunch is not provided. The registration fee includes course materials and refreshments. • Information on lodging and area restaurants will be e-mailed to you along with your confirmation letter. • Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations or auxiliary aids should contact ITRE ten (10) days prior to the workshop date so that necessary and reasonable accommodations can be made.

Customized GIS Training .......................................................................... Call for Cost
The Spatial Data Group is proud to offer customized GIS training for your organization at either our site or yours. Benefits of customized training for your organization include: • Using GIS data that your organization works with everyday • Custom-defined topics for training • Training on-site at your organization’s office • Individualized instruction Call the GIS Group today for more information and a cost estimate.

For payments, we accept cash, purchase orders, money orders, and checks made payable to NC State University. Credit cards are not accepted.

Hands-On Approach
• Our workshops provide a true hands-on approach, with one student per workstation. • We maintain a manageable class size. Each workshop is limited to 12 people, allowing the instructor to offer personalized attention.

Cancellation
We have the right to cancel any class at any time. If you pre-register but cannot attend, please provide notice of cancellation at least five (5) days prior to the workshop in order to receive a full refund. If you cancel with less than five (5) days’ notice, you will be charged one-half the original class fee. A substitute may take your place. For more information, contact Greg Ferrara at (919) 515-8656 or gpferrar@ncsu.edu.
ESRI, ArcGIS, ArcInfo, ArcView, ArcMap, ArcCatalog, Model Builder, Geodatabase, ArcEditor and ArcToolbox, are Trademarks of Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc., Redlands, CA. Visual Basic is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.

Training Certificate and PDH Credits
• Students are awarded a certificate of recognition stating that they have fulfilled all requirements of the course. • Professional Development Hours (PDH) for professional engineers and registered land surveyors are awarded for the workshops as indicated in this brochure.

Additional Training Available
• Please call for more information concerning group rates and/or customized class instruction. • If you have any questions or comments, please contact the GIS department at (919) 515-8656 or by E-mail: itregis_training@ncsu.edu. • Meet our staff and review our programs at www.itre.ncsu.edu/VAMS/SPATIAL/gis.html

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