Introduction to MapInfo Professional
Duration: 2 Days
MapInfo Professional is a powerful Microsoft Windows based mapping application that enables business analysts and GIS professionals to visualise the relationships between data and geography.
Aimed at the day-to-day user, this course introduces the basic concepts of MapInfo Professional allowing you to get the most out of your software investment. Our trainer will guide you through the functionality of MapInfo Professional; offering you help, advice and tips to improve your efficiency along the way.
The full course description is available to download from www.dottedeyes.com/training.
In summary it includes the following sessions:
– Getting started – Understanding the important software settings;
– Viewing Tables in MapInfo Professional;
– Navigating Map & Browser windows;
– Understanding MapInfo file types;
– Changing the appearance of map layers;
– Finding & selecting records;
– Tools in MapInfo Professional;
– Digitising & capturing your own data;
– Modifying data structure & creating new Tables;
– Importing external data (Excel & Access);
– Linking to external files;
– Thematic mapping;
– Printing & using Layouts.
The course is aimed at new users or those who wish to refresh their skills, so there are no prerequisite skills required to attend this course. Customers who attend this course may also benefit from Advanced MapInfo Professional training, Vertical Mapper and FME training also available from Dotted Eyes.
This course is accredited by the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) and contributes towards achieving Chartered Geographer status. Delegates who attend are eligible to receive 6 CPD points towards their Continual Professional Development. Visit the AGI website or the Royal Geographical Society website for more information about the Chartered Geographer scheme.
Our custom built training suite at Hanbury Court in North Worcestershire provides purpose built facilities for up to 12 delegates. Each delegate has the use of an up to date individual computer with TFT screen and the latest edition of the relevant software.
Disabled access – There is full disabled access to the building with dropped kerbs offering easy access. All training is conducted on the ground floor where a dedicated disabled washroom is also situated for your convenience. We are especially keen to welcome disabled guests and make their visit as comfortable as possible.
Car parking – There is ample free car parking on site.
Dietary requirements – All courses include lunch as well as mid morning and afternoon refreshments. We are happy to cater for vegetarians and those with other dietary requirements, providing we have advance notification.
Opening hours – Access to the building is available from 8:15am to 5:45pm on training days.
Internet access – Delegates can use the internet or check webmail on a dedicated machine in the Dotted Eyes reception area.
Taxis – Dotted Eyes staff are happy to help arrange a taxi for your return journey to your hotel or the train station if required.
For more information:
Call: +44 (0)1527 556920