MapInfo Professional Course

Course date: 25/05/2020 to 29/05/2020 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800, KES 65,000

Introduction

MapInfo Professional is desktop Geographic Information System (GIS) software used for mapping and location analysis.  Participants will learn how to use MapInfo efficiently as they apply on various selected tasks. Participant(s) will be able to visualize, analyze, edit, interpret, understand and output spatial data to reveal relationships, patterns, and trends. MapInfo allows users to explore spatial data within a dataset, symbolize features, and create maps.

 

Course objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, the participant(s) will gain skills not limited to:

  • GIS functions, applications and components
  • Database organization
  • Creation of new tables work with raster layers
  • Importing external databases and join tables
  • Management of attributes and perform SQL selections
  • Management of raster and vector layers
  • Advanced skills in creating vectorial data

 

Duration

 5 days

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Introduction and presentation of MapInfo software

Introduction

  • Introduction to GIS
  • How GIS works
  • The main GIS functions, applications and components

 

Presentation of MapInfo software

  • MapInfo and adds-on presentation
  • The interface presentation
  • Databases organization
  • The vector objects definition (point, polyline, and polygon)

 

Module 2: Getting started with MapInfo

  • Open / Save / Close a MapInfo document (.wor)
  • Create a new workspace and open a MapInfo table
  • Navigate in the different windows, menus and tools
  • Navigate in the map and attribute windows
  • Display coordinates
  • Measure a distance
  • Interaction between geometry and attribute data set
  • Create a new MapInfo table from a selection

 

Module 3: Standard manipulations, working with raster layers, importing external databases and attributes management.

Standard manipulations

  • The layers and legends control
  • The layer DRAW
  • Labels (display objects’ attributes data on the map)
  • Create a legend
  • Thematic analysis (simple functions)

 

Working with raster layers

  • Raster management within MapInfo
  • Logical raster layers

 

Importing external databases and table joining

  • Analysis and modification of the structure of a table by adding new fields
  • Import of Microsoft Excel data (.xls)
  • Join between 2 tables (2 methods)

 

Attributes management, SQL selections

  • Queries and SQL selection in MapInfo
  • Thematic analysis, advanced setup, advanced labels / export

 

Module 4: Advanced Raster and Vector data management

  • Microsoft BING Maps and openStreemap
  • Georeferencing raster imagery
  • Advanced queries and SQL selections
  • Advanced SQL language and queries (attributes and spatial)
  • Advanced digitalization

 

Module 5: Advanced creation of vectorial data (MAPCAD)

  • Verification of data
  • CAD databases
  • Import and structure AUTOCAD datasets (DXF / DWG)
  • External database
  • External relational external database (Microsoft Access, PostGIS)
  • Mapping RDBMS tables

 

 

 

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TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.

 

TRAINING FEE

The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

        All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.

        Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.

 

 

 

 

 

Course Date: 25/05/2020 to 29/05/2020 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800 , KES 65,000
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