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Process GIS data captured by drones

Remotely sensed data has a new acquisition source.

Do you want to learn how the exploding field of UAVs is impacting GIS? It is projected that the UAV industry will sell over 800,000 commercial drones by 2021 with a 51% growth rate in sales over 5 years. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are quickly becoming the most popular data capture vehicle. In this course, you will learn how drone projects are planned, the specifications on aerial imagery and video, and how to process data for display in a GIS. This is a marketable skill that also may be the inspiration for developing your own startup application.


Portfolio skills:

  • UAV licensing requirements
  • Flight plans
  • Camera specifications
  • Geocoding imagery and video
  • Serving drone data through a map service
  • Intelligence extraction


Course Format:

24 hours of online instructional time. All software included in our development sandbox.

  • Option 1: Knowledge builder self paced video COMING SOON
  • Option 2: Professional builder video and instructor led interactions. Eligible to earn Enterprise GIS Certificate

Your Instructor


Ching Wei
Ching Wei

Ching Wei has 21 years experience in remote sensing. He has processed imagery along the continuum of satellite, aerial photos, LIDAR, and now drone platforms. He heads up a regional UVASI network and contributes to many drone data collection projects.


Frequently Asked Questions


When can you Start and Finish?
Knowledge builder classes are asynchronous and can be started anytime. Professional builder classes are offered in a monthly window where instructor offers interaction time and project advisement. During this window, you may start and finish the course as quickly as you like. Projects are due by the final day, where the instructor reviews your class project to determine credit.
What kind of certificate is offered?
If you take our professional builder synchronous courses, our instructors sign off on all project completions. When you complete any 6 courses, you will receive an Enterprise GIS Professional Certificate.
Will I have access to my instructor?
You can purchase the video-only course or upgrade option to access elite practitioner educators for personal assistance.
Do the classes have to be taken in any special order?
Professional builder courses are taken on a rolling basis as your interest and schedule allows.
Will I be able to access a development environment?
All courses come complete with cloud and development environments. Some courses require a special Enterprise Student licensing which is offered here at a cost of $100/year.

Pricing

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BGIS 608a

Professional Builder

$949

Earn Certificate

  • Professional network access
  • Development sandbox
  • GeoExpert webinars

Plus these exclusive features:

  • Enterprise Certificate Course
  • Live instructor interaction
  • Multimedia portfolio creation
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Invite to LinkedIn group
  • Connections to our partners
  • Match with a recruiter

BGIS 608b

Credit Builder

$1149

Earn CEUs

  • Professional network access
  • Development sandbox
  • GeoExpert webinars

Plus these exclusive features:

  • Enterprise Certificate Course
  • Live instructor interaction
  • Multimedia portfolio creation
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Invite to LinkedIn group
  • Connections to our partners
  • Match with a recruiter

Plus CEU credits

  • 2.4 continuing-ed units
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619-640-2330

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