Course Description for Spatial Information Systems Administration
Spatial Information Systems Administration
Prerequisite: CIS 5871C Advanced Spatial Information Systems
This course will provide the participants with the advanced knowledge of the professional practices needed to be able to administer enterprise-scale Spatial Information Systems (SIS) and to manage the development and implementation of specialized applications that utilize SIS technology as a component. The course will utilize guest lectures by SIS professionals to present case studies of professional practices. Participants will work in groups to execute a series of peer-reviewed assignments in which each group develops the requirements for development of a SIS application, a competitive professional proposal, and a SIS business plan.
Participants will also be required to conduct an individual research project and make a professional presentation.