Northwest Mississippi Community College

Workforce Development Announcement for Introduction to QGIS


Course Length:

2 days ( 16 hours ) – @ Batesville Enterprise Center – May 4-5, 2017


QGIS is an “open source” geographic information system (GIS) software package, and available to users at no-cost.

Who Should Attend:

Individuals who are interested in learning about geographic information systems (GIS), and the QGIS software suite.


Those completing this course will be able to:

  • What is GIS and how is it used.
  • Map projections and coordinate systems.
  • An overview of GIS data types and how to create GIS data-set.
  • Attribute and spatial data analysis technique.
  • Geo-processing of spatial data.
  • Designing maps for presentations.





For additional information, visit, or call Forrest Bryan. 


Forrest Bryan

Workforce Development Coordinator


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