Certificate Program

Why take this certificate program?

Practicing engineers will develop in-demand skills used to manage Geographic Information System applications for infrastructure assets. You will be able to apply the fundamental concepts of GIS, including development of GIS applications, implementation of GIS data within existing networks, process improvement using geospatial analysis, and proper maintenance and operation of spatial databases.

Certificate program enrollment gives you the equivalent of buying 4 courses and getting 1 free.



120 PDHs/12 CEUs


Member $3,775 | Non-member $4,775

Learning outcomes

After completing this certificate program, you will be able to:

  • Develop GIS programs for infrastructure asset management to satisfy organizational needs.
  • Design, manage, and maintain GIS program workflows.
  • Discuss steps and methodologies for evaluating asset management programs.
  • Develop a planning framework to guide the development of a new GIS asset management program.
  • Employ GIS applications to improve asset management operations.
  • Use conceptual hourly production costs to estimate costs of data collection.
  • Describe quantile classifications of asset data and uses for and challenges inherent in Boolean overlays.
  • Develop a spatial analysis framework and use that framework to build specific geospatial analysis methods for particular applications.
  • Identify key elements and processes for development of spatial databases.
  • Describe effectual methods of maintenance of asset management databases for spatial analysis.
  • Discuss concepts for the management of spatial databases.

Who should participate?

  • Public agency engineers
  • Public agency planners
  • Consultant engineers
  • A/E contractors
  • GIS analysts and project managers

Certificate courses

All 5 courses must be completed

Suggested order of completion:

  1. Foundation for Using GIS for Infrastructure Asset Management
  2. Development of GIS Models for Asset Management
  3. Implementing Geographic Information Systems in Asset Management Agencies
  4. Geospatial Analysis and Asset Management Applications
  5. Develop, Maintain, and Operate Asset Management Spatial Databases