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Statewide GIS Training Course Details

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?​​ ​State of​ Maryland Employees​
​New users, current ​​user and curious users​
WHERE WILL THE TRAINING TAKE PLACE? Trainings will be held throughout the State at various training facilities.
​HOW D​​O I REGISTER? To register, contact Lisa Lowe at lisa.lowe@maryland.gov​.


COURSE DETAILS



Thinking Spatially
This course is intended for those individuals with little or no knowledge of GIS, the MD iMAP Program, or ArcGIS Online. This is ​a half day course.

The next logical course to take after Thinking Spatially is Intermediate ArcGIS Online and MD iMAP.
  • Learn fundamental concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Map tabular data and perform basic analysis with ArcGIS Online
  • Convert tabular data to spatial data
  • Use the MD iMAP Composite Geo-Locator​
  • Search for, create and share content
  • Intermediate ArcGIS Online and MD iMAP
    This course is intended for those individuals who have basic knowledge of ArcGIS Online and are already familiar with the MD iMAP Program.​​ This is a full day course. Lunch will not be provided.
  • Discover Maryland data and consume it in ArcGIS Online
  • Create and edit spatial data
  • Perform analysis and create maps
  • ​Create, modify and publish applications using ArcGIS Online templates
  • Introduction to ArcGIS Desktop and MD iMAP
    This course is intended for those individuals with little or no knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop and how it can be used with MD iMAP. Individuals taking this course should already have some knowledge of GIS. This is a 2 day course. Lunch will not be provided.
  • Use ArcCatalog to explore data
  • Use ArcMap to symbolize data and create custom maps
  • Query datasets based on spatial location and attribute values
  • ​Perform basic spatial analysis tasks and join tables
  • Build a geodatabase and create spatial data
  • Convert tabular data to spatial data and geocode tables
  • Transitioning to ArcGIS Pro
    This course is intended to help individuals with basic knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop transition into using ArcGIS Pro. Individuals taking this course should already have some knowledge of GIS. This is a 2-day course. Lunch will be on your own.
  • Navigate the modern ribbon-based interface
  • Utilize projects to explore, symbolize, and map local data and feature service data
  • Interact with datasets through queries and basic analysis
  • Convert tabular data to spatial data and geocode tables
  • Learn tips and tricks, create dynamic charts and animations, and generate 3-D views of data

  • Note: Courses include a mix of instruction and guided exercises.

    Please contact Lisa Lowe at lisa.lowe@maryland.gov for more information.


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