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GIS INNOVATION can provide the GIS users with professional training. The available courses at the moment are:

1. Introduction to ArcView GIS (3.x), see description below

2. FME Training Course, see description below

3. ESRI Interoperability Extension, see description below

4. Hands-On Avenue  Training course. see description below

5. What's New in ArcInfo 8.  see description below

6. Introduction to ArcGIS I (for ArcView 9, ArcEditor 9, and ArcInfo 9). see description below

7. Introduction to ArcGIS II (for ArcView 9, ArcEditor 9, and ArcInfo 9).  see description below

Schedules Of Training New (Coming up very soon!)

 1. Introduction to ArcView GIS (3.x)

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Training Description

This two-day course provides a conceptual overview and hands-on experience using ArcView GIS software. It teaches basic ArcView GIS functionality and enables participants to quickly take advantage of the software’s powerful display and analysis capabilities. Attendees are introduced to the ArcView GIS GUI and use ArcView GIS to create, edit, display, query, and analyze geographic and tabular data and create presentation-quality maps and charts.

 

 Class participants learn how to

 

  •  Display data in a view
  •  Create and edit data
  •  Query a database
  •  Perform geocoding
  • Create maps for presentation

 

Topics covered

ArcView GIS overview:

Capabilities and applications; Interacting with the ArcView GIS GUI; Projects and documents; Using ArcView GIS online help.

ArcView GIS views and themes:

Creating views to display geo-graphic data (themes); Creating themes from x,y coordinates; Setting a view’s map projection; Manipulating the symbology and classification scheme for each theme; Labeling themes.

ArcView GIS tables:

Creating an ArcView GIS table from a variety of tabular data sources; Selecting from a table; Joining and linking multiple tables; Modifying the structure of a table; Editing values in a table; Creating a chart for presenting tabular data.

Creating and editing themes:

Using ArcView GIS to create ShapeFiles; Adding and editing ShapeFile features; Updating attribute information; Geocoding street addresses.

Spatial query and analysis:

Selecting features based on relation-ships between multiple themes; Merging theme features.

 ArcView GIS layouts:

Creating a final map for presentation and printing; Combining views, tables, charts, images, north arrows, logos, and scale bars to create a final map.

Prerequisites:

Introduction to ArcView GIS (3.x) is for those with little or no desktop mapping or GIS experience; however, registrants should know how to use windowing software.

 

Duration:

Two (2) days

Price:

Please send a request for pricing trough our webmaster  Please include your full name, organization and contact number.

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 3. ArcGIS Interoperability Extension (3 days)

 Learn how to get the most out of ArcGIS Data Interoperability from Safe Software, the ESRI Corporate Alliance partner behind this powerful new extension. See how you can get the data you need into the format you need, easily and effortlessly. Through a combination of theory and hands-on exercises (1/3 lecture, 2/3 exercise and problem solving), users will become more knowledgeable, comfortable, and familiar with harnessing the full power of this increasingly popular product.

Day 1

ArcCatalog and ArcMap

  • View non-native files directly from the browse tree
  • Gain access to data requiring user input, such as enterprise databases via Interoperability Connections
  • Manipulate detailed settings for CAD import
  • Drag and drop data directly into ArcMap
  • Practice Exercises

ArcToolbox and ModelBuilder

  • Quickly import data into Geodatabase from non-native formats
  • Quickly export data from Geodatabase into non-native formats
  • Use the Quick Import and Quick Export Tool inside ModelBuilder for Geoprocessing
  • Practice Exercises

Day 2

Workbench

  • Create Custom Import Tools to restructure geometry and attributes during import
  • Create Custom Export Tools to restructure geometry and attributes during export
  • Create Custom Formats to restructure geometry and attributes while viewing
  • Practice Exercises

Q&A/Workshop

  • Time to work with attendees’ own data and translation/transformation issues.

 

 3. FME Training Course

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Learn FME Technology from the experts, and Get Results!

Learn from the experts how to use the essential components of the Feature Manipulation Engine (FME) through hands-on lab training.J oin our two-day (1/3 lecture, 2/3 exercise and problem solving) course and learn to unlock the powerful features of FME to more effectively manage your data translation and data transformation challenges. FME Training can help open up a whole new world of possibilities for you. Questions are encouraged throughout the class and attendees are encouraged to bring their own sample data files.

Learn how to

  • Take advantage of all the FME Suite applications Use a wide variety of data manipulation tools available in FME Easily build very complex translations using FME Workbench Debug and QA your translations and datasets Use FME with non-spatial data
  • Use FME in a batch environment

Training workbooks are provided. Attendees can bring their own laptops, or may make use of the facility’s hardware for the hands-on portion of the class.

FME Training Course Outline

Day 1

Overview

  • Course IntroductionIntroduction to FME Translation
  • Schema Mapping in FME

FME Suite

  • Using FME Universal Viewer Using FME Workbench Using FME Universal Translator
  • Other FME Suite Components

Exercises FME Basics

  • FME DatasetsFME Features
  • How FME processes data

Exercises FME Workspace Introduction

  • What is a data schema?What is a workspace? Workspace sectionsWorkspace parameters
  • Debugging Tools

Exercises

Day 2

FME Workbench Interface

  • What is a workspace? Workbench sections (Menus, Toolbar,Navigation Window, Workspace)A look at Workbench’s built-in shortcuts
  • Debugging Tools

Exercises

FME Transformers and Feature Type Definitions

  • Overview of the Most Commonly Used FME Functionality

Exercises

Coordinate Systems

  • Introduction to FME Coordinate system support
  • Creating Custom Coordinate Systems*

Advanced Topics*

  • Using Tool Command Language (TCL) in FMEBatch Processing Review of Specific Formats
  • Introduction to Mapping File Syntax

Examples of Exercises…

  • Restructuring landbase data exampleCreating polygons and overlay analysisCleaning data (gaps & overlaps) to form polygonsChange DetectionReading flat-files (non-spatial) and creating point geometryJoining to database tables to retreive attributesMerging points and attributes together based on IDsReading two or more formatsCreating street edges from centerlinesUsing surface modeling to create contours
  • Draping 2D features onto a surface model to add elevation attributes

Price:

Please send a request for pricing trough our webmaster  Please include your full name, organization and contact number.

For more FME training around the world, please visit the training section of Safe Software Inc, at http://www.safe.com/training/index.htm

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 4. Hands-On Avenue  Training course (5 days)

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Training Outlines

5-days Hand-On Avenue Training Outlines:

 

This hands-on avenue training covers the main ArcView components/ properties that could be modified and automated using Avenue scripting language. The training would help the students to start using Avenue and become power users of ArcView.

 The course outlines are as follow:

 

Day 1:

  1. Introduction to Avenue.
  2. What is ArcView customization?
  3. Using Avenue help in ArcView.
  4. My first script using Avenue.
  5. Opening ArcView Documents using Avenue.
  6. Creating new documents using Avenue.

 Day 2 

  1. Avenue and Dialog boxes.
  2. Avenue and the lists.
  3. Manipulating View components.
  4. Manipulating Numbers, Strings and Dates with Avenue.
  5. Manipulating tables in Avenue (Ftab /Vtab).
  6. Retrieving and updating data from tables.

 Day 3 

  1. Creating tables in ArcView using Avenue.
  2. Manipulating shapes (Polygons, polylines and points) using Avenue.
  3. Getting Shape Information.
  4. Modifying shapes’ vertices using Avenue.
  5. Creating new shapes using Avenue.

 Day 4 

  1. Graphics and Avenue.
  2. Labels.
  3. Manipulating Layouts with Avenue.

 Day 5 

  1. Workshop and exercise.

 

Price:

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5. What’s New in ArcInfo 8 (Five days)

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Overview

This five-day course provides an introduction to the ArcInfo 8 applications, ArcMap, ArcCatalog, and ArcToolbox, for experienced users of other ESRI GIS software products. It provides an excellent foundation before moving on to more application-focused courses such as Introduction to Programming ArcObjects with VBA. Although the course covers similar topics as Introduction to ArcGIS I and II (for ArcView 8, ArcEditor 8, and ArcInfo 8), the software is covered in more detail with less emphasis on basic GIS concepts. Students who want to learn how to use the new applications and basic GIS concepts should enroll in Introduction to
ArcGIS I
and
II (for ArcView 8, ArcEditor 8, and ArcInfo 8).

 

Audience

This course is for existing experienced ArcInfo Workstation or ArcView 3.x users who understand basic GIS concepts, such as projections, topology, and table relationships, but want to learn how to use ArcMap, ArcCatalog, and ArcToolbox.

 

Goals

  • Create maps with and edit in ArcMap

  • Explore data with ArcCatalog

  • Use geoprocessing operations with ArcToolbox

  • Work with geometric networks

  • Use different types of customizations

  • Work with metadata

  • Set up a geoprocessing server

  • Customize the ArcMap and ArcCatalog interface

  • Create and use geodatabase attribute validation rules

  • Create and use geodatabases

  • Build graphs and reports

  • Create labels and annotation

  • Geocode locations

 

Topics covered

Software overview: Existing and new applications Working with ArcMap: Overview of the interface; Maps and layers; Exploring data; Selecting features; Examining tables; Designing a map; Building map templates

Working with ArcCatalog: Introduction to the geodatabase; Overview of the interface; Viewing and managing data; Working with layers and documentation; Creating geodatabases

Working with ArcToolbox: Overview of the interface; Toolbox options; Working with tools and wizards; Data conversion tools; Adding custom tools; Using the geoprocessing server

The geodatabase: The new data model; Working with the geodatabase; Working with geodata objects; Using versions

Editing in ArcMap: Simple editing; Editing attributes; Creating a sketch; Snapping; Editing tasks; Creating features from other features; Properties; Complex feature construction

Geometric networks: Using utility networks; Solving network problems; Understanding network features; Setting directions, flags, barriers, and weights; Analyzing network problems; Creating networks

Customizing options: VBA scripts; Extending functionality; Creating a stand-alone application; Extending the data model

 

Prerequisites and recommendations

 Participants must know how to complete basic GIS tasks with ARC/INFO 7.x or ArcView 3.x.

Registrants for this course should know the following:

  • The coverage data model

  • Topological overlay

  • Basic ArcInfo skills (managing coverages, issuing geoprocessing commands, and running macros)

  • Table relationships

 

Price:

Please send a request for pricing trough our webmaster  Please include your full name, organization and contact number.

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 6.  Introduction to ArcGIS I (for ArcView 9, ArcEditor 9, and ArcInfo 9) (Two days)

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Overview

This two-day course introduces students to ArcGIS and provides the foundation for becoming a successful ArcView, ArcEditor, or ArcInfo user. Participants learn how to use ArcMap, ArcCatalog, and ArcToolbox ™ and explore how these applications work together to provide a complete GIS software solution. The course covers fundamental GIS concepts as well as how to create, edit, and work with georeferenced spatial data. Attendees learn how to manipulate tabular data, query a GIS database, and present data clearly and efficiently using maps and charts.

Audience

This course is for those who are new to ArcGIS or to geographic information systems in general.

Goals

  •  Display feature and tabular data

  •  Work with georeferenced spatial data

  •  Query features using logical expressions

  •  Find features using spatial relationships

  •  Edit spatial and attribute data

  •  Associate tables with joins and relates

  •  Produce maps, reports, and graphs

Topics covered

ArcGIS overview Capabilities and applications; Interacting with the interface; Basic display

 Spatial data concepts: Representing spatial data and descriptive information

ArcGIS data model: Geodatabases; ShapeFileles; Coverages; Feature types; Attributes

GIS software: Components; Functions; Applications

Spatial coordinate systems and map projections: Georeferencing data; What map projections are; How ArcMap works with map projections

Querying data: Selecting and identifying features; Creating reports and graphs

Map displays: Creating; Symbolizing; Scaling; Adding map elements

Prerequisites and recommendations

Registrants should know how to use windowing software.

This course provides the fundamental ArcGIS knowledge and experience needed to enroll in Introduction to ArcGIS II (for ArcView 8, ArcEditor 8, and ArcInfo 8) as well as several other ESRI courses. Many of the topics covered in this course are similar to those in What’s New in ArcInfo 8 and Migrating from ArcView 3.x to ArcView 8. Attendees who complete this course should not enroll in What’s New in ArcInfo 8 or Migrating from ArcView 3.x to ArcView 8.

Students who have worked with ArcInfo prior to version 8 and want to learn about the new ArcInfo applications should take What’s New in ArcInfo 8. Students who have worked with prior versions of ArcView and want to learn about ArcView 8 applications should take Migrating from ArcView 3.x to ArcView 8.

Price:

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7. Introduction to ArcGIS II (for ArcView 9, ArcEditor 9, and ArcInfo 9) (Three days)

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 Overview

This three-day course follows Introduction to ArcGIS I (for ArcView 8, ArcEditor 8, and
ArcInfo 8)
and continues to present important concepts and functionality for successfully working with ArcGIS. With further exploration of ArcMap, ArcCatalog, and ArcToolbox, students focus on spatial analysis, automation of spatial and attribute data, editing, and advanced options for cartographic display and reports. Hands-on exercises teach ArcGIS procedures in the context of solving real-world problems. Examples and exercises use data from a variety of application areas. A portion of the class is reserved for carrying out an analysis project and applying many of the new skills and techniques learned in this course. Students conduct queries, perform spatial analysis, and present their results in a hard-copy map and report.

Audience

This course is designed for those with fundamental knowledge of ArcGIS and geographic information systems in general.

Goals

  • Perform spatial analysis

  • Manage geographic data

  • Perform geocoding

  • Display points and lines from event tables

  • Automate data through heads-up digitizing

  • Convert data from other formats

  • Edit spatial and attribute data

  • Create and use metadata

  • Produce high-quality maps and reports

Topics covered

Spatial analysis and data management: Buffers; Spatial overlays; Extracting features for analysis; Analytical methods and tools

Geocoding and display of dynamic segmentation: Address geocoding; Dynamic display of linear and point events; Data automation; Data sources; Georeferencing; Digitizing; Data conversion

Editing: Tools for creating and editing spatial data; Editing attribute data

Project management: Database organization; File and directory naming conventions; Creating and using metadata

Cartography: Advanced symbology and labeling

 

Prerequisites and recommendations

This course is for those who have completed Introduction to ArcGIS I (for ArcView 8, ArcEditor 8, and ArcInfo 8) or Migrating from ArcView 3.x to ArcView 8 (instructor-led or Web-based course). If one of the prerequisite courses is not completed, a student should have comparable experience with ArcGIS before taking this course.

The course also provides students with the fundamental ArcGIS knowledge and experience needed to enroll in Creating and Managing Geodatabases (for ArcEditor 8 and ArcInfo 8).

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