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.
IT Directors/Managers, GIS Managers, decision makers and operational personnel responsible for quantifying return on investment.
Lectures and Facilitated Discussion
- Types of benefit cost studies
- What are we measuring?
- Categorizing the results
- Identifying and documenting costs
- Identifying and measuring benefits
- Putting it together
Prerequisites and Recommendations
Participants will need to bring a laptop computer with spreadsheet capabilities to participate in hands-on exercises.
What You Will Receive
- 4 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.
Our Students Speak
“This practical advice will help us move forward in our city.”
KCGIS Training Terms and Conditions
By registering for one of our classes, you agree to our Terms and Conditions; you may review them here: http://www.kingcounty.gov/operations/GIS/Training/TermsConditions.aspx .
King County Employees: King Co. Employees are eligible for a discounted rate. Please visit "How to Register for KCGIS Training".
State of Washington Employees: Visit your Human Resources Training and Development "How to Register" web page.
Attention - Veterans with GI Bill Benefits:
Selected programs of study at the King County GIS Center are approved by the Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board’s State Approving Agency (WTECB/SAA) for enrollment of veterans and eligible beneficiaries under Title 38 and Title 10, USC. For more information on GI Bill benefits see www.gibill.va.gov (external link).
If you intend to use your GI Bill Veterans education benefits, indicate so on the registration payment page and send your USVA Enrollment Certificate to email@example.com.
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When & Where
King County GIS Center
|Cheryl Wilder||206-477-4421||Training Coordinator: Client Services|