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Sep
9
Mon
Fundamentals of GIS (Mapping and Spatial Analysis Using ArcGIS 10.7) Capacity Building @ Nairobi Kenya
Sep 9 – Sep 14 all-day

Course Overview:
This intensive course provides the foundation for: Understanding and appreciating GIS, What it can do, and How others are using it.
Participants shall learn the basic functions of a GIS, GIS Terminologies, and why GIS is powerful tool for data analysis, retrieval and visualization using Esri’s ArcGIS for Desktop software.
In course exercises, students work with ArcMap, an application within ArcGIS Desktop, to visualize geographic data, create maps, query a GIS database, and perform spatial analysis.
Participants shall also use ArcGIS online to share GIS data and analysis results.
Target Audience:
This course is for those who are new to geographic information systems (GIS) and ESRI’s ArcGIS Software and that wish to learn what GIS is and how one can use it in his area of specialisation.
Prerequisites and recommendations:
No GIS experience required. This is a beginner level class. Participants should know how to use Windows-based software for basic file management and browsing.
Course Goals:
After successfully completing this course, you will have acquired an understanding of general GIS terms and the basic functionality of Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop software. These new skills include:
• Explain what a GIS is and what it can do
• Create GIS maps in ArcMap
• Access and query a GIS database using ArcMap
• Display map data using symbology and labels
• Describe two common GIS data formats
• Perform simple GIS Analysis

Sep
16
Mon
Advanced GIS (Managing Geodatabases & Spatial Analysis) using ArcGIS 10.7 @ Nairobi Kenya
Sep 16 – Sep 21 all-day

Course Overview:
This intensive five day course provides the foundation for: Building GIS databases and performing analysis in ArcGIS.
Participants shall learn how to create GIS databases and manage their data in a GIS databases. In addition, they will learn the general guidelines of performing all types of analysis. The course will offer an understanding of the types of analysis that can be performed in ArcGIS desktop environment, the kind of questions that each type answers and the tools used to perform each type. The course will be delivered through presentations, practical exercises and lesson reviews. Esri ArcGIS desktop application will be used in this course.
The programme is designed to help you use GIS to solve spatial related problems and challenges, from disaster analysis, development and policy planning.
Course Goals:
After successfully completing this course, you will have acquired an understanding of Esri’s geodatabase format and performing spatial analysis in ArcGIS Desktop platform. These new skills include:
• Building GIS databases
• Managing spatial and non-spatial datasets in a geodatabase
• An in-depth understanding of ArcGIS analysis workflow and its application in answering specific analysis questions
• Building geoprocessing models to automate the analysis process
• Sharing geoprocessing results
Software Used:
The following software licenses or applications are used in this course:
• ArcGIS Desktop 10.7 (Advanced)
Course Materials:
Each student will receive:
1. Course manuals and training data
2. ArcGIS 10.7 evaluation license

Sep
23
Mon
GIS Web Mapping @ Nairobi Kenya
Sep 23 – Sep 28 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)

Mobile GIS and Mapping in ArcGIS using ODK and Kobo Capacity building Course
Sep 23 – Sep 28 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
• 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

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The e-Enhancement Centre
Westlands Commercial Centre
Nairobi - Kenya

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