The GIS Essentials Workshop

 Live, Online Classes

New Urban Research is offering two essential professional workshops for 2014: GIS Essentials (Basic & Advanced)
 
April 24, May 22, June 19, August 7, September 18, November 13, December 11
9:00-2:00 PST / 12:00-5:00 EST 
Screen share and conference call
Cost $250. Register Here
 
The GIS Essentials - Basic virtual workshop is designed to provide you with an expeditious introduction toGIS fundamentals. 

 Key workshop proficiencies

ü ArcGIS Desktop essentials
ü Creating basic maps and awesome layouts
ü Thematic mapping (color shaded mapping)
ü Address mapping (geocoding)
ü Joining spreadsheets to maps
 
Included Materials 
Step-by-step instruction in The GIS 20: Essential Skills, Second Edition (ESRI Press.) A six- month, fully functional ArcGIS 10.1 license, and a DVD with specialized GIS exercises, are included with the book.
 
April 25, May 23, June 20, August 8, September 19, November 14, December 12
9:00-2:00 PST / 12:00-5:00 EST 
Screen share and conference call
Cost $250. Register Here
 

The GIS Essentials - Advanced virtual workshop is designed to provide you with a quick introduction to more advanced GIS topics.

Key workshop proficiencies

ü Projecting Shapefiles
ü Working with attribute tables
ü Editing layers
ü Spatial queries 
ü Creating geodatabases
ü Using geo-processing tools
ü Downloading geography files from the Census
 
Prerequisites

Familiarity with ArcGIS is required.

Included Materials 
Step-by-step instruction in The GIS 20: Essential Skills, Second Edition (ESRI Press.) A six- month, fully functional ArcGIS 10.1 license, and a DVD with specialized GIS exercises, are included with the book.

 


 
Structure for all workshops

Each workshop is hands-on, half-day virtual class with live teaching by instructor Gina Clemmer. Students will be given a dial in number for the class and a code for screen sharing to view the instructor's desktop.

Participants will be actively engaged in the classroom work by participating in skill building on their computers for a substantial portion of the class time.

About your instructor

Gina Clemmer, author of The GIS 20: Essential Skills, Second Edition (ESRI Press), will teach these expert workshops.

Gina holds a master's degree in urban planning.  She has educated thousands of professionals, through New Urban Research's workshops, how to successfully utilize ArcGIS. Gina is a recognized expert in data analysis and presentation.