Migrating from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro

Strictly by pre-registration only

What is this course about?

Learn how to efficiently and seamlessly migrate your work from ArcMap into ArcGIS Pro. This hands-on course will familiarise you with essential ArcGIS Pro terminology and prepare you to efficiently complete many different tasks related to visualisation, editing, geoprocessing, and analysis.

This course is for: Experienced GIS Professionals transiting from ArcMap software to ArcGIS Pro software.

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Course details






2 days




Foundational Desktop Skills

Are there any prerequisites?

What skills will I learn?

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Create an ArcGIS Pro project and import map documents and 3D scenes
  • Create and modify map symbology and layouts
  • Import a geoprocessing model and identify potential migration issues
  • Share geospatial resources to an ArcGIS Online organisational site or on-premises ArcGIS portal

What can I expect?

  • Course topics

    Getting started with ArcGIS Pro Definition of GIS

    • ArcGIS Pro interface
    • ArcGIS Pro and the ArcGIS platform
    • ArcGIS Pro characteristics
    • ArcGIS Pro structure
    • Compare structure and functionality
    • Explore ArcGIS Pro functionality

    Sharing resources using ArcGIS Pro Definition of location

    • Project templates
    • Import a map document into ArcGIS Pro
    • What is an ArcGIS portal?
    • Sharing options in ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro
    • Where to share resources
    • ArcGIS Online resources
    • Share items using ArcGIS Pro
    • Use tasks to share processes

    Editing features and attributes start a project

    • Schema review
    • ArcGIS Pro editing environment
    • Edit schema
    • Review of schema editing concepts
    • Edit review
    • Basic editing
    • Group feature templates

    Creating maps with vector data symbolising map layers

    • Symbology review and symbolise layers
    • Modify layer properties and display options
    • Label features
    • Create and share a vector tile package

    Displaying raster data

    • Raster display and functions
    • Display raster data
    • Symbolise rasters and use raster functions

    Working with 3D data

    • Local and global scenes
    • Scene elevation source
    • Display and visualise data in 3D
    • Use a rule package to create 3D features

    Performing Analysis

    • ArcGIS Pro analysis methods
    • Use ArcMap resources in ArcGIS Pro
    • Create a map layout

    Moving to ArcGIS Pro

    • How to perform tasks in ArcGIS Pro
    • Reasons to migrate to ArcGIS Pro

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