Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)

Tuition: UGX. 1,000,000 or USD.278

Course Overview

This five-day practical course is designed to equip individuals with the skills to capture, store, manipulate, analyse, manage, and present all types of geographically referenced data. GIS is fundamental in the creation and use of maps and charts to reveal relationships, patterns, clusters/hotspots, and trends for project indicators in a way that is easy to understand and share.

As a GIS course participant, you will be able to:

  • Understand how geography affects your sector e.g. public health.
  • Obtain and transfer information from spatial data technologies into databases appropriate for mapping.
  • Utilize a geographic information system to map and spatially integrate databases related to your sector.
  • Analyse maps using tools from the field of spatial statistics to describe and interpret distribution of specific outcomes in a population.
  • Design and implement spatial analysis to addressing challenges in your sector.

Focus Areas

  1. Introduction to GIS
  2. Spatial data – types and analysis
  3. Maps – creation, scales, design, production and publishing
  4. Hotspots and cluster mapping
  5. GIS practical scenarios

Course Eligibility

  • Public health workers
  • Project managers
  • M&E specialists
  • Data managers
  • Data officers
  • Researchers
  • Technical specialists

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