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GEOG 850
Location Intelligence for Business
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Do you enjoy the competitive challenge of starting up a new business or expanding into new areas? Are you involved in economic and community development? Are you considering the best place to work and live? Do you like to gain an advantage? Location Intelligence for Business extends the application of geospatial intelligence analytical methods to the business world for competitive advantage. You will have an opportunity to understand and apply location technologies, geospatial analysis, and business geography (demographics and psychographics) to support competitive business decision-making. You will uncover and explore the key geospatial principles involved in site selection, market analysis, risk and crisis management, logistics, and transportation by solving those problems with available geospatial tools and data.

At a Glance


Applications in GIS
Geospatial Intelligence
ArcGIS Online
Claritas PRIZM
Esri Business Analyst Online (BAO)
US Census Bureau
SyllabusGEOG 850 Syllabus

Upcoming Offerings

Semester Instructor
Fall 2, 2024 Dan Steiner, MGIS

Meet Our Faculty Instructors

We offer over 30 courses in five 10-week terms each year: two every fall, two every spring and one every summer.