New Instructor-Led Courses
Esri’s instructor-led courses are developed in-house by subject matter experts who have a deep understanding of ArcGIS best practices and recommended workflows. All instructors have Esri technical certifications and CompTIA CTT+ certification. Courses are currently offered online, in real time (in multiple time zones), and as private training events.
If you’re curious about how other organizations use ArcGIS to streamline operations, need to learn how to build dashboards, or would like to explore how to make data usable in GIS, check out the following courses:
- ArcGIS: Exploring the Possibilities
In this two-day class, participants discover how organizations use ArcGIS technology to build efficiency, gain deeper insight from data, and drive collaboration. Intended for business, GIS, and other technical leaders, this course demonstrates what’s possible when location intelligence is infused throughout the enterprise.
- Get Started with ArcGIS Dashboards
In one day, attendees learn how to present a lot of data simply and effectively using visually engaging dashboards. This course covers how to display various data visualizations on a single screen that supports dynamic data exploration, real-time operations monitoring, and informed decision-making.
- Preparing Data for GIS Applications
This two-day class focuses on a key need: ensuring that GIS project data delivers valid results. Participants learn how to find relevant data for their project needs, assess data quality, and apply a variety of techniques to address data inconsistencies and enable disparate datasets to be mapped and analyzed together.
Upcoming Esri MOOCs
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are free and convenient and offer a great way to build in-demand skills and stay up-to-date with Esri technology. Participants get access to ArcGIS software, and each course includes video lectures by Esri experts, hands-on software exercises, and interactive forums to engage with learners from around the world. Everyone who completes the course content receives a certificate of completion. View all the MOOCs Esri has available. For a closer look at some upcoming courses, check out the following:
- Spatial Data Science: The New Frontier in Analytics, October 27–December 8, 2021
Discover how spatial data science can help uncover hidden patterns, gain deeper insight into data, and improve predictive modeling. Attendees work with powerful ArcGIS analytical tools, apply machine learning and deep learning techniques, and learn how to integrate popular open data science packages into analyses. Registration is open through November 10. View course details and register.
- Do-It-Yourself Geo Apps, January 26–March 2, 2022
Create and share useful apps that feature geospatial capabilities—no coding required. In this four-week course, participants build the skills they need to make apps for crowdsourcing data, telling effective stories, sharing data on dashboards, and much more. Access to a suite of the latest ArcGIS apps is included. Learn more and sign up.
The Esri technical certification team recently celebrated an important milestone: 10,000 certifications have been awarded since the program launched!
“We’re excited that the program has reached this milestone. It reflects strong interest in Esri technology and the value that high-stakes certification holds for so many professionals,” said Esri certification program manager Jessi Mielke. “My team is proud to support the worldwide community of highly skilled individuals who have achieved one—and in some cases many—Esri technical certifications. We look forward to supporting everyone who aspires to do the same.”
With new ArcGIS Pro and other exams in development, the program is poised to award many more certifications in 2022.
If certification is something you’re interested in pursuing, get some inspiration for your GIS journey by viewing certification success stories and explore the latest Esri Technical Certification exams. Also join the Esri Technical Certification groups on LinkedIn and Esri Community to connect with other professionals and discuss all things certification.