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Non-Credit Training

The CGA offers various non-credit tranining programs all year around.

Non-Credit Training @ CGA

  • GIS Technical Training Workshop Series

    Each semester the CGA offers a series of instructor-led, non-credit, technical training workshops to introduce GIS concepts and teach the basics on how to use GIS related software.

  • GIS Institute

    Each semester the CGA offers a two-week program of intensive training in GIS. The program is designed for Harvard graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty who want to learn spatial analysis and apply GIS methods in their research. No previous GIS training required.

  • GIS for the Humanities and Social Sciences

    This full-day workshop offers hands on instruction in basic GIS tools and techniques for scholars in the Humanities and Social Sciences addressing an array of questions for both their own research interests and class pedagogy.

  • Cartography Workshop

    This full-day workshop focuses on the visual representation of geographic information. The first part will explore reference cartography, and the fundamentals of conventional reference mapping. The second part will focus on statistical thematic cartography, and the use of GIS to generate visual representations of spatial information.

  • WorldMap Collaborative

    This is a weekly work space for faculty, students and staff to address individual research projects which involve GIS and WorldMap. Attendees can work on their individual projects in a collaborative setting with others. The room is equipped with a projection system that permits live demos and the sharing of desktops