Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mapping has been deployed by many diverse organizations throughout the public and private sectors. Many government and nonprofit organizations are using GIS to add value within the public sector. While these organizations are more open and public about disclosing their GIS activities because of the nature of the environment that they operate in, companies in the private sector are less forthcoming with information about their technology systems because of fears that their competitors may copy their technology systems, and thus the company will lose a competitive advantage that makes them better than their competitors.
This course provides hands-on skill of how companies can integrate GIS technology to improve strategic business decision making. These areas of application includes: Marketing, Transportation/Logistics, Real Estate, Financial Services and Insurance.
Non GIS Users, entrepreneurs ,general managers, administrators, professionals working in insurance industry, finance managers, bankers, program managers ,project managers risk assessors, procurement officers, Planners, Database administrator, system administrator, IT expert among others.
Geographic approaches to Business and economics
Introducing GIS in business and economics applications
Spatial data collection techniques for business and economics applications
Case study: GIS for regulatory purposes to display residential mortgage lending activity on maps
Designing maps for a business and economics study
GIS in Retail Analysis
Case study: Using GIS to identify high-policy concentration areas in insurance
GIS analysis and mapping techniques
Exploring open data, voluntary Geographic Information, and crowd Sourcing
Case study: Web GIS to display locations of automated teller machines (ATMs)
Online Publishing of maps and GIS outputs
No prior knowledge of GIS is required.
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.
The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Mob: +254 715 077 817
Tel: 020 211 3814
This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.
For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814 or mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 14th August 2017
Send proof of payment to email@example.com
Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.
1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.
Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.
|Event End Date||25-08-2017|
|Cut off date||14-08-2017|
|Individual Price (Kenyan)||KES 62,814.00|
|Individual Price (International)||EUR 771.00|
|Individual Price (International)||USD 838.00|
|Group Size||Kenyan Rate Per day (KES)||International Rate Per day (USD/EURO)|
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