GALoP-X 2020 Summer Open for Students

GALoP-X 2020 Summer Open for Students

New Zealand’s Geospatial Accelerated Learning Programme Express is Open.

Eagle Technology taking applications for the GALoP-X 2020 Summer.

Starting on the 17 Feburary 2019, this is the 5th intake for the Geospatial Accelerated Learning Programme (GALoP) programme with the express 6 week version designed to condense the key leanings and skills needed to either kick start or re-invigorate a GIS career. Alongside the hands-on technical skills, the course provides overviews of key areas such as solution architecture, project management, business cases as well as a greater understanding of the various ways in which geospatial can be applied to problems in the real world.

GALoP-X is taking applications from both organisations and individuals:

  • employers looking to fast-track their staff into highly productive roles,

  • individuals making the transition from education to a GIS career; or 

  • experienced individuals making a change from another area to a GIS-focused career.

Some of the key benefits include:

  • Gaining hands-on technical skills to increase productivity and innovation 

  • Building experience with the latest Esri and Esri-related technology

  • Fast-tracking geospatial capability

  • Developing skill sets to undertake a greater variety of work

  • Gaining insights into best practice and how to successfully deliver geospatial projects in-house

  • Equipping attendees with skills to help manage work more effectively and efficiently

  • Gaining a competitive edge with training on the latest technology

  • Investing in either your own or your team's career development

  • Assisting in the promotion of either your organisation or yourself as an employer / employee to be sought out 

  • Growing your or your organisation's geospatial network

For more information on the programme - see the detailed programme.

The GALOP-X 2020 Summer programme commences on 17 February 2020 for 6 weeks at the Eagle offices in central Wellington.

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