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Certificate Course in
Remote Sensing & GIS

Awareness on different GIS & RS software and their applications in different sectors

About Course

Short Term Course

Awareness on different GIS & RS software and their applications in different sectors

This program will help in acquiring good knowledge and skill on GIS & Remote Sensing by providing the best comprehensive knowledge to professionals & technical officers from the government and private sector organizations. This emphasize the importance and need of GIS & its application in power industry and other sectors

This Course can be attended by junior and middle level managers'/executives/officers and sponsored candidates

Duration

1 week
+
3 week (Project Work)

Program Module

This program will help in acquiring good knowledge and skill on GIS & Remote Sensing by providing the best comprehensive knowledge to professionals & technical officers from the government and private sector organizations. This emphasize the importance and need of GIS & its application in power industry and other sectors

Module NumberCourse Name
CRSConcept of Remote Sensing:- Elements of Remote Sensing, Satellite Remote Sensing & Sensors
FOGFundamentals of GIS:- Basics of Geography & Cartography, Map Projections
GGDPAGIS Data Preparation & Analysis
DEIDIP using ERDAS Imagines :- Image Interpretation & Analysis
CSGACase Studies of GIS Applications
AGDWApplication GIS Development, Web based GIS & Open Source GIS
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Assignments and Grading

Students earn grades that reflect the extent to which they achieve the learning objectives listed above. Opportunities to demonstrate learning include:
*Quizzes (10% of final grade)
*Discussions (8% of final grade)
*Lab activities (52% of final grade)
*Final project (30% of final grade)
Lesson weeks begin on Wednesdays per the course calendar in Canvas. Activities are due at the end of each lesson week, at 11:59 PM Eastern on Tuesday. Students who will be unable to meet the deadline for a given week must contact the instructor at least 24 hours prior to the deadline to request an extension. Online sessions will be held in Adobe Connect to review weekly labs and provide feedback; therefore, late submittals will not be accepted if an extension has not been granted and a zero will be entered in the grade book for that assignment.
The final grading scale is shown below.

Letter GradePercentages  Points
A93% and above465 points and above
A-90% - 92.9%450 - 464 points
B+88% - 89.9% 440 - 449 points
B83% - 87.9% 415 - 439 points
B-80% - 82.9% 400 - 414 points
C+78% - 79.9% 390 - 399 points
C70% - 77.9% 350 - 389 points
D60% - 69.9% 300 - 349 points
F59.9% and below 299 points and below
NAInvalid CandidatureInvalid
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Course Policies

  • Use of Software- In this course, you are provided with access to both software and data. Under no circumstances should you use either the software or the data for purposes other than this course without written permission from the instructor.
  • Technical Requirements - For this course, we recommend the minimum technical requirements outlined on the  Institute Technical Requirements page, including the requirements listed for same-time, synchronous communications. If you need technical assistance at any point during the course, please contact the HelpDesk (for World Campus students) or the IT Service Desk (for students at all other campus locations).
  • Course Copyright - All course materials students receive or to which students have online access are protected by copyright laws. Students may use course materials and make copies for their own use as needed, but unauthorized distribution and/or uploading of materials without the instructor’s express permission is strictly prohibited. IIRSG Policy AD 40, the University Policy Recording of Classroom Activities and Note Taking Services addresses this issue. Students who engage in the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials may be held in violation of the IIRSG’s Code of Conduct, and/or liable under Federal and State laws.
  • Attendance - This course will be conducted entirely online. There will be no set class meeting times, but you will be required to complete weekly assignments with specific due dates. Many of the assignments are open for multiple days, so it is your responsibility to complete the work early if you plan to travel or participate in national holidays, religious observances or IIRSG approved activities. If you need to request an exception due to a personal or medical emergency, contact the instructor directly as soon as you are able. Such requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services - Many students at IIRSG face personal challenges or have psychological needs that may interfere with their academic progress, social development, or emotional wellbeing. The university offers a variety of confidential services to help you through difficult times, including individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, consultations, online chats, and mental health screenings. These services are provided by staff who welcome all students and embrace a philosophy respectful of clients’ cultural and religious backgrounds, and sensitive to differences in race, ability, gender identity, and sexual orientation. Services include the following:
  • Disclaimer - Please note that the specifics of this Course Syllabus can be changed at any time, and you will be responsible for abiding by any such changes. All changes will be communicated with you via e-mail, course announcement and/or course discussion forum.

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