Introduction to ModelBuilder Course

Introduction to ModelBuilder (July 11-12 and August 12 & 13), Norcross, GA


NEI is excited to offer this Introduction to ModelBuilder course.

Geoprocessing is an essential aspect of GIS that provides the ability to analyze and process geographic data. Geoprocessing tools can be accessed in ArcGIS via ArcToolbox, ModelBuilder, or Python scripts. ArcGIS ModelBuilder allows users with little to no programming skills to develop automated data processing routines within ArcGIS using a graphical interface.

ArcGIS’ ModelBuilder provides a graphical modeling framework for designing and implementing geoprocessing models that can include system tools, scripts, other models, and data that are linked together to form an analysis or processing workflow. Because ModelBuilder uses a graphical interface that is integrated with ArcMap, ArcCatalog and ArcToolbox, users can create Models without the need of learning a programming language. However a model can be extended using Python scripts.

This two day class introduces student to ModelBuilder and how it can be used to create automated routines and workflows. Students learn how to create, use and share interactive models within the ArcGIS platform. They also learn how to document models so others can use them for their intended purposes. Lastly students are shown how models may be exported as images or python scripts.

Target Audience:  This course is for those who wish to learn how ModelBuilder can be used to create automate processes, standardize workflows and provide process documentation.

Prerequisites and recommendations:  Students wishing to take this course should have completed ArcGIS II: Essential Workflows or ArcGIS Desktop 2: Tools & Functionality or have similar real world experience.

The following software licenses or applications are used in this course:  •ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 (Basic, Standard & Advanced)

Please contact Debby Barcella – 800.949.1932 or for more information.



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