Do you want to make an impact with GIS? Want to work on exciting challenges that require advanced skills? This course will teach you how to design an innovative solution to a challenge of your choice. You'll learn how to break down a scenario into solvable parts you can address with GIS and generate a range of solutions using best practices in design thinking. And just as importantly, we'll share the many pitfalls you need to know to avoid costly projects that ultimately die. Get inspired with case studies of real-world projects, collaborate with fellow students and refine your ideas with helpful feedback.
24 hours of online instructional time. All software included in our development sandbox.
Rachel Kornak has worked 15 years in GeoAnalytics. Kornak has been a business development manager at the Redlands Institute, Research & Innovation Manager for the USC Spatial Sciences Institute, GIS and Database Manager for University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources and Environment, and served as chair of the Emerging GIS Leaders Committee. She has founded two companies; Zesty World and Geopivot. Geopivot is a platform for GIS career coaching and online classes to help you get hired.