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Nov
5
Mon
GIS Fundamentals @ Nairobi Kenya
Nov 5 – Nov 10 all-day

Day 1: Introduction to GIS and Open Source GIS
Introduction to Quantum GIS
Module: The Interface
Lesson: A brief introduction on the interface
Module: Creating a Basic Map
Module: Classifying Vector Map

Day 2: Module: Creating Maps
Module: Creating Vector Data

Day 3: Module: Vector Analysis
Mobile Data Collection using GPS
Practical Session: Data Collection

Day 4: Module: Rasters
Module: Completing the Analysis

Day 5: Module: Plugins
Module : Grass
Module: QGIS Server

Day 6: City and National Park Tour

Nov
12
Mon
Advanced GIS Workshop (Analysis and Geo Databases) @ Nairobi Kenya
Nov 12 – Nov 17 all-day

Day 1: Module: Database concepts with PostgreSQL
Module: Spatial Database concepts with PostGIS

Day 2: Module: QGIS Processing Guide
Day 3: Module: QGIS Processing Guide
Day 4: Module: QGIS Processing Guide
Module: Using Spatial databases in QGIS

Day 5: Module: Tomcat 8
Module: BoundlessGeo Configuration
Module: Deploy Boundless suite web-apps
Module: Web services

Nov
19
Mon
Certified Supply Chain Analyst
Nov 19 – Nov 22 all-day

Certified Supply Chain Analyst Course 19- 22 Nov 2018, Nairobi Kenya

This four days course gives participants an introductory overview of the end-to-end supply chain.

Participants will learn core concepts in supply chain management, strategy, design, compliance, implementation and operations.

The insight gained by participants enables them to begin to streamline processes and improve efficiency in their organizations.

The CSCA Certification is by International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA)and is internationally recognized .

Course Trainer:

Colin Seftel BSc( Eng.) CFPIM CSCP CDDP is an APICS (Global association for supply chain management) Credited Instructor with cumulative 30 years’ experience in operations  and instructing. He has assisted organizations with ERP and ISO 9000 systems implementations and has regularly presented APICS and SAPICS training courses, initially in a part-time basis then full-time from 2009. He is a former director of APICS in the USA and its South African Associate, SAPICS.

Colin has presented papers at the annual SAPICS conferences in 1994, 1995, 1998, 2004, 2009, 2013 and 2015. In 2010, he was invited to speak at the APICS conference in the USA and in 2011 this was followed up with speaking engagements at the SMART Conference in Australia and Supply Chain World Southeast Asia in Singapore.

Course Overview

Part A: Understanding the Supply

  • Overview
  • Strategy
  • Framework for discussion

Part B: Planning & Forecasting

  • Fundamental issues
  • Aggregate Planning
  • Role of inventory in the supply chain
  • Material Requirements Planning

Part C: Planning Inventory & Warehouse

  • Sourcing
  • Purchasing
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation
  • Warehousing and Distribution

Part D: Optimization of the Supply Chain

  • Sales order fulfillment
  • Lean & continuous Improvement Tools
  • Sustainability
  • Team dynamics

Course Outcome

  • Participants will gain general knowledge of logistics and supply chain management best practices.
  • Participants will explore the key aspects of supply chain management and discover opportunities for improving efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Participants shall use supply chain analysis and examination of current operations to adopt a suitable supply chain strategy.
  • Create competitive advantage and eliminate internal and external barriers to adopt a more flexible supply chain.
  • CSCA is a gateway to acquire more advanced supply chain management certifications such as the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).
GIS Mobile Mapping
Nov 19 – Nov 24 all-day

MODULE I
• General Introduction to Mobile Data gathering
• Data and types of Data
• Introduction to ODK collect and Kobo Collect
• Data aggregation, storage and dissemination using ODK and Kobo Collect
• Types of questions
Preparing the mobile phone for data collection
• Installing applications: ODK Collect
• Configuring the device (Mobile Phones)
• Uploading the form into the mobile devices
(Hands-on Exercise)
MODULE II
Basic Survey Authoring
Intermediate Survey Authoring
Advanced Survey Authoring
• Conditional Survey Branching
• Grouping questions
• Making dynamic calculations
MODULE III: Hosting and Exporting survey data (Online)
Introduction to the server side component of ODK
• ODK Aggregate
• Epicollect
• Kobo Toolbox
Hosting Survey Data (Configuring a local server)
• Configuring ODK Aggregate on a local server
• Ona account registration
Downloading data
• Manual download (ODK Briefcase)
• Using the online server interface (ona.io)
Hands-on Exercise (Practical with a sample questionnaire)
ANALYSIS
ODK and GIS data conversion
Exporting data to Fusion tables using
Hand-on Exercise
Course Summary
Discussion on the Choice of Platform
Considerations for Integrating Mobile Data Gathering Tools into the Project

GIS Web Mapping
Nov 19 – Nov 24 all-day

This course will cover the following topics
Day 1:
Web GIS Basics
Basics of Web GIS Architecture
Web Services and Mashups
An introduction / Review of ArcGIS Online
Day 2:
Basics of Web programing and development:
HTML, JavaScript and CSS.
Day 3:
Spatial Databases: Postgres-Postgis spatial database
Day 4:
Publishing map services on Geoserver
Day 5:
Consuming map services and sharing data:
Introduction to open source and proprietary web mapping API’s and scripting environments.
Software/Applications to be used
– Text editor / Notepad++
– Qgis v 2.8+
– Postgres
– Tomcat
– Geoserver
– ArcGIS (Desktop& Server where applicable)

Nov
23
Fri
Quality Management in Procurement Process Workshop
Nov 23 – Nov 25 all-day

Course Overview:

This intensive 2 days’ workshop is designed to give Purchasing Managers and Buyers the necessary understanding to develop purchasing processes which will ensure optimal quality from their suppliers. The presenter, Colin Seftel, developed this workshop based on his experience of 20 years as a hands-on practitioner in both purchasing and quality management in successful ISO9000 accredited manufacturing companies.

Day 1

Session 1: Purchasing & Supply Chain Management – Overview

Session 2: Determining the ‘Optimal Quality’

Session 3: The Buyer-Supplier Interface

Day 2

Session 1: Approaches to Sustaining & Improving Quality

Session 2: Introduction to ISO 9000

Session 3: Total Quality Management – An Overview

Course Outcome

  • Fewer rejects
  • More reliable deliveries
  • Better supplier relations
  • Lower procurement and logistic costs
  • Better customer service/ fulfillment
Dec
11
Tue
Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating Terrorist Financing Course
Dec 11 – Dec 15 all-day

This new course provides a foundation knowledge of the meaning of Anti-Money Laundering & terrorist financing and proliferation,

Delegates will be aware of AML/CFT (Anti Money Laundering /Countering of Terrorist Financing) subject and its implications, they will be able to understand the importance of Regulatory Expectations, how to work towards avoiding ML/TF abuse as an Industry professional.

Identifying various Risk’s associated from a perspective of ML/TF abuse you will be more alert to fight against the ML/TF abuse, while making a significant contribution to the financial Institution you work with

Delegates will learn ways in which funds for terrorist organisations are gathered and processed; the risks organisations face in relation to the financing of terrorism; how organisations can identify terrorist financing risks; the relationship between money laundering and terrorist financing;

Lead Facilitator

Mr.Sosthenes is a Financial Forensic Investigation Professional having certifications in professional accounting, forensic accounting and fraud examination backed up by over twenty (22) years experience in accounting, supervision, management, facilitating external and internal audit, staff motivation and appraisal, and analyzing financial data for management.

Extensive experience in training on fraud prevention and detection techniques, fraud investigation methodology and techniques at over 30 high profile workshops & conferences in Africa. He has also participated in Corporate Fraud Risk Assessment and Corporate Fraud Investigation Assignments.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for senior managers with responsibility for, or involvement in, the development or implementation of Anti-Money Laundering policies and procedures. It will also highly benefit financial officers, financial controllers, accountants, Money Laundering reporting officers, compliance officers, managers, auditors and staff with duties requiring Anti-Money Laundering compliance.

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The e-Enhancement Centre
Westlands Commercial Centre
Nairobi - Kenya

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