GIS and ArcGIS: (Spatial Decision Support System)

Advanced Course in GIS and ArcGIS:  (Spatial Decision Support System)
Course Description

This 5-day course shows how to use GIS as a decision support tool making meanings out of geographic analysis of data and events. The ArcGIS tools will be used pattern and trend of geographic phenomenon. Reports of queries will generated and interpreted for informed decision making.

Summary of Course Outline

Introduction to DSS

  • What is spatial decision support system?
  • Types of spatial decision support system
  • Methods of spatial decision support system

Feature Class and Layer

  • Understanding feature classes and layers
  • Working with layers in ArcMap
  • Setting a scale range
  • Creating selection layers
  • Creating group layers and basemap layers
  • Layer files and layer packages

Working with map text

  • Labels
  • Controlling label display using expressions and scale ranges
  • Label placement properties, ranks, and weights
  • Geodatabase annotation and map annotation
  • Creating annotation from labels

Making a map layout

  • Map content considerations
  • Working in layout view
  • Tools for arranging map elements
  • Adding legends, scale bars, and other map elements
  • Exporting a map layout

Exploring geographic data

  • Organizing vector data
  • Exploring data in ArcCatalogue

Working with Attribute Data

  • Working with Spatial Data                         
  • Working with Tables                                                           
  • Editing Data                                                               
  • Presenting Data      

Solving spatial problems with query and analysis

  • GIS analysis process
  • Querying and analyzing data
  • Working with common analysis tools
  • Summarizing attributes
  • Presentation and output decision query

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate of completion.


5 Days

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more:

Training Venue

The training will be held at Geographic Integrated Services Ltd Training Hall,26, Oduyemi Street, Anifowoshe, Off Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria 100261

Training Fee

The training fee is N85,000.00 and covers tuition fees, learning materials.

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