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      December 7, 2020

      Monday   8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

      Tea Spot
      Nairobi, Nairobi Municipality

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      MapInfo Professional Course

      Dear all,
      RE: MapInfo Professional Course
      FineResults Research Services would like to invite you to high impact training MapInfo Professional Course to be held in Nairobi from 7th -11th December, 2020.
      Course Name : MapInfo Professional Course
      Venue: FineResults Research Training Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
      Date: 7th -11th December, 2020.
      Cost: USD 800

      MapInfo Professional is desktop Geographic Information System (GIS) software used for mapping and location analysis. Participants will learn how to use MapInfo efficiently as they apply on various selected tasks. Participant(s) will be able to visualize, analyze, edit, interpret, understand and output spatial data to reveal relationships, patterns, and trends. MapInfo allows users to explore spatial data within a dataset, symbolize features, and create maps.

      Course objectives
      Upon successful completion of the course, the participant(s) will gain skills not limited to:
      • GIS functions, applications and components
      • Database organization
      • Creation of new tables work with raster layers
      • Importing external databases and join tables
      • Management of attributes and perform SQL selections
      • Management of raster and vector layers
      • Advanced skills in creating vectorial data

      5 days

      Module 1: Introduction and presentation of MapInfo software
      • Introduction to GIS
      • How GIS works
      • The main GIS functions, applications and components

      Presentation of MapInfo software
      • MapInfo and adds-on presentation
      • The interface presentation
      • Databases organization
      • The vector objects definition (point, polyline, and polygon)

      Module 2: Getting started with MapInfo
      • Open / Save / Close a MapInfo document (.wor)
      • Create a new workspace and open a MapInfo table
      • Navigate in the different windows, menus and tools
      • Navigate in the map and attribute windows
      • Display coordinates
      • Measure a distance
      • Interaction between geometry and attribute data set
      • Create a new MapInfo table from a selection

      Module 3: Standard manipulations, working with raster layers, importing external databases and attributes management.
      Standard manipulations
      • The layers and legends control
      • The layer DRAW
      • Labels (display objects’ attributes data on the map)
      • Create a legend
      • Thematic analysis (simple functions)

      Working with raster layers
      • Raster management within MapInfo
      • Logical raster layers

      Importing external databases and table joining
      • Analysis and modification of the structure of a table by adding new fields
      • Import of Microsoft Excel data (.xls)
      • Join between 2 tables (2 methods)

      Attributes management, SQL selections
      • Queries and SQL selection in MapInfo
      • Thematic analysis, advanced setup, advanced labels / export

      Module 4: Advanced Raster and Vector data management
      • Microsoft BING Maps and openStreemap
      • Georeferencing raster imagery
      • Advanced queries and SQL selections
      • Advanced SQL language and queries (attributes and spatial)
      • Advanced digitalization

      Module 5: Advanced creation of vectorial data (MAPCAD)
      • Verification of data
      • CAD databases
      • Import and structure AUTOCAD datasets (DXF / DWG)
      • External database
      • External relational external database (Microsoft Access, PostGIS)
      • Mapping RDBMS tables

      NB: We are offering you a half day, fun and interactive team building event!
      Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 / +254 759 285 295 or Email:

      Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Services Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email:

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      How to participate
      Individual Registration

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