Geographic Information Systems – GIS for Beginners

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Unlock the Power of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with our Comprehensive Beginner’s Course

Introduction: Welcome to our Beginner’s Guide to Geographic Information System (GIS) course! If you’re looking to kickstart your journey into the world of GIS, you’ve come to the right place. GIS is a dynamic field that integrates technology, data, and geography to solve complex problems and make informed decisions. Whether you’re a student with a GIS sessional course in university or an aspiring freelancer in the GIS domain, this course is designed to equip you with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills you need to excel.

Why Learn GIS? GIS has become an indispensable tool in various industries, including urban planning, environmental management, transportation, public health, and more. As the world becomes increasingly data-driven, GIS professionals are in high demand. This course will not only introduce you to the core concepts of GIS but also provide you with hands-on experience through projects, enabling you to apply your skills in real-world scenarios.

Course Structure:

  • Lecture Series: Our course comprises 12 comprehensive lectures that cover every aspect of GIS, from the basics to advanced topics.
  • Practical Projects: You’ll have the opportunity to work on two exciting GIS projects, allowing you to apply what you’ve learned in a practical setting.
  • Certification: Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, which will boost your resume and validate your GIS skills.

Who Should Take This Course?

  • University Students: If you are currently enrolled in a GIS sessional course at a university, this course will serve as an excellent supplement to your academic studies. It will provide you with practical insights and hands-on experience to complement your theoretical knowledge.
  • Aspiring Freelancers: If you have a passion for freelancing in the GIS field, this course will give you the necessary skills and confidence to take on GIS projects independently.

Course Highlights:

1. Introduction to GIS (Lecture 1)

  • Understanding the Basics of GIS
  • Key GIS Terminology
  • GIS Applications in Various Industries

2. Geographic Data and Sources (Lecture 2)

  • Types of Geographic Data
  • Data Sources and Collection Methods
  • Data Quality and Validation

3. GIS Software and Tools (Lecture 3)

  • Popular GIS Software Packages
  • Navigating GIS Interfaces
  • Creating and Managing GIS Projects

4. Spatial Analysis (Lectures 4-6)

  • Introduction to Spatial Analysis
  • Spatial Data Query and Selection
  • Overlay and Intersect Analysis
  • Buffering and Proximity Analysis

5. Cartography and Map Design (Lecture 7)

  • Principles of Cartographic Design
  • Creating Effective Maps
  • Map Symbols and Legends

6. GIS Databases (Lectures 8-9)

  • Database Concepts in GIS
  • Designing a GIS Database
  • Spatial Queries and Geodatabases

7. GPS and Remote Sensing (Lecture 10)

  • Utilizing GPS Data
  • Introduction to Remote Sensing
  • Incorporating Remote Sensing Data in GIS

8. GIS Project Planning (Lecture 11)

  • Defining GIS Project Goals
  • Data Acquisition and Preparation
  • Project Management Best Practices

9. Capstone GIS Projects (Lecture 12)

  • Applying GIS Skills to Real-World Projects
  • Presenting and Sharing Your GIS Work

Course Benefits: By the end of this course, you will:

  • Possess a solid understanding of GIS fundamentals
  • Be proficient in using GIS software and tools
  • Have completed two GIS projects for your portfolio
  • Be prepared to pursue further GIS studies or embark on a freelancing career

Enroll Today and Unlock Your GIS Potential: Don’t miss this opportunity to kickstart your GIS journey. Enroll now and gain the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the world of Geographic Information System (GIS). Whether you’re a student looking to enhance your academic experience or a future GIS freelancer, this course will equip you with the expertise to succeed. Join us today, and let’s map out your GIS future together!

Course Content


  • 16:16
  • Basic Concept needed for GIS
  • Introduction to GIS Basic Tool
  • 00:00
  • 00:00
  • Use of Clip, Dissolve, Buffer, Erase tool in arcgis
  • Create features (Shapefile) & Proximity Analysis, Rotate to the vector data (Class:07):
  • Create features (Shapefile) & Proximity Analysis, Rotate to the vector data
  • Base Map Preparation
  • Model Builder
  • Raster Data Analysis
  • Raster Calculator

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