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Tuesday, October 9 • 8:30am - 5:00pm
GIS Program Management - Full-Day Workshop - AICP/CM Approved 8.5

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GIS Program  Management
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 8:30 AM -5:00 PM
Peter Croswell, PMP, GISP, CMS, President, Croswell-Schulte IT Consultants, Frankfort, KY
Randal Krejcarek, PE, GISP, Consultant, Spatial Focus LLC, Boca Raton, FL

This URISA Certified Workshop is designed to provide insights and guidelines for public agency GIS programs. It will examine the various organizational and management issues that program managers must address in order to develop and manage a successful GIS program. The course material will cover all aspects of GIS project and on-going program management including such areas as:

  •     strategic and implementation planning
  •     budgeting and financial management
  •     business case development and cost-benefit evaluation
  •     team building and human resources
  •     product/service procurement and vendor/contract management
  •     key technical management concerns and
  •     important legal and policy issues for GIS project and program management

The workshop will focus on practical issues and challenges faced by GIS managers. It includes examples from actual GIS implementations and students will receive access to a variety of supplemental digital references and templates useful for GIS planning and management. The workshop will include a number of short demonstrations and group exercises focusing on GIS management challenges. The workshop is structured to encourage interaction and provide opportunities for attendees to share their ideas and experiences.

This workshop is most appropriate for the following types of people: a) current GIS management personnel seeking to polish their skills and examine approaches to management challenges, b) GIS or IT users and technical staff who are moving into management roles, c) IT management personnel who are becoming more involved with GIS program management or oversight.

Cost: One full-day or half-day workshop is included with full conference registration; $195 if only attending a workshop or adding a second half-day workshop

avatar for Peter Croswell, GISP, PMP, CMS

Peter Croswell, GISP, PMP, CMS

President, Croswell-Schulte IT Consultants
Mr. Croswell is the President and lead consultant of Croswell-Schulte Information Technology Consultants. He is an expert in information technology and GIS implementation and management with over 40 years experience as an IT and GIS practitioner, program manager, and an IT/GIS consultant... Read More →
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Randal Krejcarek, GISP, PE

Consultant, Spatial Focus LLC
Randal Krejcarek has 30 years experience implementing and managing Enterprise GIS in local government. He currently works for Spatial Focus. LLC.  Prior to joining Spatial Focus he Krejcarek lead Delray Beach, FL Environmental Services Department as its Director and City Engineer... Read More →

Tuesday October 9, 2018 8:30am - 5:00pm PDT
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