An Introduction to GIS & Essential Workflows


This course introduces the fundamental concepts of GIS and the major functionality contained in ArcGIS software and services. Throughout the course, you will work with a variety of ArcGIS components to gather and organize data, create and share maps, and solve geographic problems with GIS.

You will also focus on the essential workflows, tools, and techniques of ArcMap. Building on your basic understanding of GIS concepts, you will develop skills and become proficient and productive in your use of ArcGIS.


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Create and share a GIS map.
  • Find and organize geographic data and other GIS resources.
  • Accurately display features on a GIS map and efficiently access information about them.
  • Analyze a GIS map to identify where features that meet specific criteria are located.
  • Share analysis results so they can be viewed using desktop applications, websites, and mobile devices
  • Use ArcGIS to discover, use, make, and share maps and data.
  • Create and update geographic data using editing tools.
  • Manage, symbolize, and label map layers to optimize visualization.
  • Create map layouts to visualize data and share analysis results.

• Apply the analysis workflow, geoprocessing tools, and models to solve geographic problems.

Who Should Attend:

Individuals with no prior GIS education or workplace experience with GIS

Course Length:
24 hours


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