CAPSTONE: Developing an Open Mapping Community Project

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This course is broken down into four (4) modules namely: 1. Organizing your WorkGroup; 2. Planning an Interactive Community Mapping Project; 3. Develop your Business Model; 4. Project management essentials

Enable students to learn how to plan open mapping projects around, for and with a community.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Organize collaborative teams using digital tools and technologies to conceptualize and work virtually on data-enabled initiatives
  2. Identify and assess a real-world problem situation that could be addressed using geospatial data and/or location-based services
  3. Plan the activities for a real-world Interactive Community Mapping Project to address your identified problem situation
  4. Use the Business Model Canvas to conceptualize your Geospatial Data entrepreneurial venture
  5. Design and plan a geospatial project through a project proposal

Who is this course for?

The course is targeted to persons 16 and above with an interest in open geospatial data. 

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