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geographic

information

systems

Training Series

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.

Course Descriptions

ArcGIS

Introduction to ArcGIS

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

$725

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

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

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.

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

August

14-16

Introduction to ArcGIS

 

September

11-12

Intermediate ArcGIS

13

Working with the Geodatabase

 

October

16-18

Introduction to ArcGIS

 

November

6-7

Intermediate ArcGIS

8

Working with the Geodatabase

 

December

11-13

Introduction to ArcGIS

 

January

22-23

Intermediate ArcGIS

24

Working with the Geodatabase

 

February

19-21

Introduction to ArcGIS

 

March

18-19

Intermediate ArcGIS

20

Working with the Geodatabase

 

April

15-17

Introduction to ArcGIS

 

May

13-14

Intermediate ArcGIS

15

Working with the Geodatabase

 

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.

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.