What is this course about?
A fundamental use of geography to help you interpret your world. Geography determines where you shop, where children attend school, what sports are popular, and what clothes you wear.
In this course, you will learn how geography is combined with data to create a GIS. A GIS can help you make predictions and informed decisions. You will learn about different GIS data types, how geographic data is collected and managed, how to create maps and share them, and how to use analysis to answer geographic questions.
This course is for: Anyone who needs to publish GIS resources and share content via ArcGIS Online / Portal for ArcGIS. GIS analysts, specialists, data managers and other knowledge workers will benefit.
Safety measures for training courses
While courses in our training facility have resumed, we want to assure you that the wellbeing of our trainees and staff remains Esri Singapore’s highest priority.
As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, strict safety measures and guidelines as recommended by the Ministry of Health are being adhered to for all training conducted.
All computer equipment and desks are disinfected before class commences and during the lunch break, while seats are placed and marked at least 1-metre apart, in accordance with official Safe Distance Measures.
Masks are mandatory throughout training, and alcohol hand sanitisers and anti-bacterial wet wipes will be available.
Your temperature will be taken before commencement. For your safety, you will be asked to return home and see a doc if your temperature exceeds 37.5deg.
An isolation room has been prepared for trainees to rest in if they are feeling unwell and awaiting transportation.
Are there any prerequisites?
- Experience with Windows-based software for basic file management and browsing.
What skills will I learn?
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Identify appropriate data to support a mapping project.
- Create a map, add data to it, and symbolise map features to support the map's purpose.
- Share data, maps, and other content to an organisational portal.
- Perform spatial analysis to obtain information about map features within an area of interest.