This course examines the fundamentals of geospatial systems management. Topics include hardware, software, networking, web configurations, security, enterprise systems, systems development and maintenance.
**IMPORTANT: The final exam must be written at an approved Exam Centre only. Details will be emailed to you after registering for the course. Students must be accepted into the GIS program and completed the prerequisites prior to registration of this course. Students need to receive approval to register for this course. To receive approval, please email your BCIT Student ID to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about online courses at BCIT, please visit: www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml Students must check your my.bcit.ca e-mail account for start-up instructions sent upon registration of this course. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 4-6 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Most of our online learning courses require a textbook. You can search for your course textbook at : www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/ If no textbook is listed, course material will be provided via e-mail.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Identify critical hardware components in a computer system.
Report on operating system capacities and performance.
Recommend network technology based on given criteria.
Differentiate between the Internet and Intranets and Extranets.
Identify IT security risks.
Understand the role of GIS in enterprise systems.
Define steps in the systems development life cycle.
Participate in collaborative project work implementing enterprise-grade GIS infrastructure.
Effective as of Winter 2019
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