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Geographical Information Systems & Remote sensing Course

May 9 @ 8:00 am - May 13 @ 5:00 pm EAT

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have become key in project management; with 80% of all data
having a spatial element. GIS and GPS are rapidly evolving to become standard tools, influencing decision
making in various sectors and in project management. There is however a severe shortage of persons who
are trained to use these techniques in various projects.
This action packed course is structured to maximize your knowledge of GIS. You will be taken through
theoretical concepts and comprehensive hands-on training associated with GIS and GPS, software and
hardware requirements for GIS, data input, spatial database creation, principles of GIS spatial analysis,
production of GIS outputs and potential applications of GIS. All practicums will be done using Quantum
GIS.
Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System. It runs on Windows,
Linux, Unix and Mac OSX and supports numerous vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities.
Who should attend?
Project managers
Project Officers
Epidemiologists
Anyone working in disaster preparedness and response projects
Project Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Anyone involved in data management. Project Engineers
Quality Assurance officers
Anyone involved in project evaluations.

May 9 @ 8:00 am - May 13 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

ASPM
+254 737 022726
info@aspm.co.ke

Venue

Nairobi
Nairobi Kenya + Google Map
+254 737 022726