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


960.00 SGD




2 days




Foundation Course

CPD points

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?

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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