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Tuesday, May 22 • 8:30am - 12:00pm
GIS Return on Investment -  A URISA Certified workshop (HALF Day)

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Determining the Return on Investment (ROI) for GIS can assist in securing support and funding for the project/program. Developing metrics to compare GIS implementation, operation, and maintenance costs with quantifiable benefits can be a daunting task. This workshop will present a method to accomplish this goal.
Audience: IT Directors/Managers, GIS Managers, decision makers and operational personnel responsible for quantifying return on investment.
Lectures and Facilitated Discussion Topics:
•Types of benefit cost studies
•What are we measuring?
•Costs
•Benefits
•Categorizing the results
Hands-on Exercises
•Identifying and documenting costs
•Identifying and measuring benefits
•Putting it together
Prerequisites and Recommendations
Prerequisites and Recommendations: Participants will need to bring a laptop computer with spreadsheet capabilities to participate in hands-on exercises.
What You Will Receive
  • 3-1/2 hours of instruction from our URISA-certified instructor who is a subject-matter expert and workshop author.
  • Students who bring a laptop will receive a copy of the Excel ROI template described in the workshop.
  • A copy of the workshop presentation and exercises.
  • Upon completion, a signed completion certificate which will indicate the CEUs (0.4) and GISCI points (0.1) earned.



Tuesday May 22, 2018 8:30am - 12:00pm
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