Define a GIS Framework that Supports your Strategic Plan

Every large organization goes through a periodic financial assessment or strategic plan which requires a ton of focus and vision for managers. And this must be done while continuing daily tasks in a shifting technology landscape. This course arms GIS/IT managers and architects with planning templates to showcase the value of your GIS and contribute smartly to your long term plans.
Prerequisite: Working in an organization or ability to interview professionals to lay out a plan

 271 students enrolled

  • Set target deliverables within a Strategic Plan
  • Define your stakeholders
  • Establish a GIS governance framework
  • Perform a gap analysis
  • Measure organization benefits
  • Complete a skills matrix
  • Quantify total cost of ownership
  • Create a program of work

You’ve worked hard, but want better career results.  Our program helps when…

  • You are looking to enter a cool industry that makes a global difference.
  • You feel like your academics are leaving you unprepared to enter industry.
  • You want a course that teaches you a solution rather than just software.
  • You want to connect with industry instructors and networks.

Define a GIS Framework that Supports your Strategic Plan

Join this class to access 10 modules that give you the ability to support a GIS strategic plan.
What IT stuff do we have?

(aka ITIL questions, service strategy, and asset types)

Match game

(aka Matching business objectives to ITIL assets)

A stellar GIS team

(aka The 5 pillars of location intelligence)

Make your data behave

(aka Establish the patterns of use within data themes)

Who stands to gain

(aka Planning to engage your stakeholders)

The Gap

(aka The difference between current and future capabilities)

Get out the calculator

(aka Measure the GIS benefits)

Who’s responsible

(aka Develop a RACI Matrix)

I need service

(aka Create a service design package)

The plan to feed everyone

(aka Present a collated service strategy)

You also get access to these bonuses

A template SWOT worksheet

Value $199

A template RACI matrix

Value $299

A template Service Design Diagram

Value $399

Enter our online GIS program anytime.

It’s a flexible program. Pick just one course or complete any 6 to earn your GIS certificate.
Focus your learning where the best GIS jobs are.

A common GIS education path has been to pursue a Masters program in GIS. But it’s widely known in the industry that new geography grads are not getting enough exposure to cloud, mobile, and new geospatial programming environments.

So we assembled a world class team to teach you how to be the talent that the geospatial industry WILL HIRE. Compare the experience of our industry instructors and you’ll see why we top the list of best online GIS certificate programs.


Knowledge Builder


Online Anytime

  • Professional network access
  • Development sandbox
  • GeoExpert webinars
  • Video coursework

Professional Builder


Instructor Access

  • Professional network access
  • Development sandbox
  • GeoExpert webinars
  • Video coursework

Plus these exclusive features:

  • Live instructor interaction
  • Multimedia portfolio creation
  • Connections to our partners

Certificate Builder


Earn Certification

  • Professional network access
  • Development sandbox
  • GeoExpert webinars
  • Video coursework

Plus these exclusive features:

  • Live instructor interaction
  • Multimedia portfolio creation
  • Connections to our partners

Plus college certification:

  • Career coaching
  • 2.4 CEUs (some schools)
  • Enterprise GIS Certificate

Compare Pricing

Earn your GIS Certificate in 6 months with flexible choice of classes.

Take the GIS classes you want, when you want, at the price level you want.

• Knowledge builder- asynchronous learning
• Professional builder- live instructor access
• Certificate builder- college certificate in GIS

Video Demos

Narrated industry stories and software demos


Applied tasks using data and GIS software

Instructor Access

Instructor review and feedback on deliverables


Project sign off and college certification

30 Day 100% Risk Free Guarantee

Our Promise: Purchase this course today 100% risk free. When you enroll you get 30 days of reassurance that if the course isn’t right for you, you can request a refund. 

Although all our students have loved the course so far, we want to make sure you get your value for money and find our product helpful. If you wish to proceed with a refund at any point, you will need to provide proof by submitting your project to show that you completed our instructional steps as we strongly believe in this product and only want committed students who care about getting results.

What can you achieve with these GIS Strategic Plan skills?

With these skills you’ll be able to lead your organization with documented deliverables demonstrating a strategic vision for any large scale enterprise GIS.
Generate a GAP analysis

You will inventory your current IT assets and quantify future needs.

Define a service strategy

You will define who needs service and how you’ll get it to them.

Demonstrate an informed and defensible GIS framework

You will generate and present your collated strategy.

Don’t settle for training that’s driven by people who don’t run projects.

When you learn from a Bootcamp GIS expert you get:
Technical experience
Industry insights
Professional network

About the Instructor

Nathan Heazlewood is responsible for managing the Business Consultancy Practice at Eagle Technology Group based in Auckland, New Zealand. Eagle Technology provides a full range of GIS services which includes strategic services tailored specifically to the geospatial activities of a wide variety of clients. Nathan has had a highly successful 25 year career in technology working in many countries around the world (primarily New Zealand, UK, Portugal, and Germany. He has worked in a wide variety of different industries including defense, local government, central government, and aerial surveying.


Define a GIS Framework that Supports your Strategic Plan

Who is this class for?

The GIS industry is projected to be worth $18B by 2023. Despite this massive growth in new applications, there hasn’t been a single place for all of us to quickly learn tried and true skills from successful Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). Until Now! The people that purchase this course are:

Talk to us and we’ll figure out your best path into the industry by suggesting project managers, companies, networks, and a GIS job recruiter. It’s simply the best GIS career advisement in the world.

Top reviews from Define A GIS Framework That Supports Your Strategic Plan
Robert E   Feb 6, 2023

I’m a manager and needed this class to get some new ideas on presentation and structure.

Oscar W   Feb 1, 2023

This course asked me to think about organizational needs but I didn’t have an experienced contact at my city to ask questions so it was a challenge.

Rose D   Jan 17, 2023

The big picture! Why GIS matters to all the stakeholders.

Dorian B   Dec 27, 2022

Nathan presents various ways you can show the value of GIS. Enjoyed this class.

Deacon S   Nov 13, 2022

I couldn’t find a GIS strategic planning class anywhere until I found Nathan’s class. Well worth it.


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