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Introductory Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Designed to provide relevant and applicable knowledge and skills in GIS for beginners, the course incorporates proven learning principles and provides insight into the tools and techniques of geospatial data creation, analysis, modeling and mapping for monitoring and evaluation.

What Will You Learn?
  • Introduction to GIS and remote sensing

  • Data structure and models

  • Coordinate systems and Map projections

  • Data creation and visualization

  • Global positioning systems (GPS)

  • Effective GIS team, leadership and communication

Information Of Programme
2 weeks

Introductory Geographic Information Systems

The aim is to enhance the geospatial analytical skills of participants for sustainable development of coastal areas.

Course dates

Course duration: 16th - 20th November 2020 (Regular Session)
Registration deadline: 9th November 2020

Who should attend?

The short courses are well suited for representatives and mid-career professionals from government, non-governmental organisations and civil society groups, donor entities, international organisations, industries, consulting firms, businesses and corporations, lecturers, students, and individuals who wish to gain a comprehensive insight into the application of modern tools such as GIS and remote sensing, and integrate climate change concept into managing fisheries and coastal resources are welcome!



Course fees for online sessions

A subsidised fee of US$ 100.00 is charged for online courses. All applicants who require certificates will pay this fee online using the online payment system. Applicants will be required to upload their receipts of payment during the application process.

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Course fees for regular sessions

Local Ghanaian participants

Non-residential (Package 1): GHS 850.00 (Includes tuition and all training materials)
Non-residential (Package 2): GHS 1,175.00 (Includes tuition and all training materials and meals – lunch and snacks)
Residential: GHS 1,775.00 (Includes tuition and all training materials, accommodation and meals – lunch and snacks)

International participants

The fee for international participants is US$ 1,000.00 (includes airport pick up, accommodation, tuition, training materials, lunch, and snack breaks)
Please note that the fee does not include visa fees, ground transport (except airport pick up), airfare, travel insurance, or food/lodging before or after the training dates. For local Ghanaian participants, travel to and from Cape Coast is the responsibility of the participant.

Payment should be made to the account details below:

Account Name: Centre for Coastal Management
Bank: Zenith Bank Ghana Limited
Branch: University of Cape Coast
Account Number: 0006011407382


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