Geog 9004: Managing a Geographic Information System Project (2 days, 1.6 CEU)

Designed for managers who may be new to supervising GIS projects. Topics covered include defining the scope of a project, data acquisition, project planning, project budget estimation, staffing; pilot studies, cooperative projects. Case studies will be presented. Students will spend the second day carrying out and presenting an independent project of their choice.

Event Date: Friday, December 1, 2017 - 08:30 to Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 17:30
Location: 
HSS 290
Semester: 
Class format: 
Approximately 50% lecture, 50% software application.
Instructor: 
Garrett Dunwoody
Prerequisites: 
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Geog 9003) or equivalent experience. Note that we recommend taking this course towards the end of the sequence if you are pursuing the full certificate as there is an independent project component.