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August 22nd, 2019 9:30 AM   to   4:30 PM

This practical, one-day, hands-on course provides an introduction to the ArcGIS model builder and how you can use it to streamline data processing tasks.

You will be introduced to ArcToolbox and gain a deeper understanding of ArcMap geoprocessing tools. You will learn how to construct a model, make it loop, expose parameters to turn it into a Model tool for embedding and integrating Python scripts into the model builder environment. The course comprises hands-on exercises each introduced with a short presentation.

This course is intended for regular users of ESRI’s ArcMap software who wish to improve their technical knowledge to automate data processing.


  1. Introduction to the ArcToolbox
  2. The Geoprocessing tool
  3. Results and Geoprocessing options
  4. Model builder application
  5. Run a model multiple times (looping)
  6. Controlling the order of processing
  7. Convert a model to a Model Tool
  8. Embedding models
  9. Create a Python Script Tool
  10. Trouble shooting and advanced topics

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GeoData Institute
University of Southampton
Southampton, SO17 1BJ-SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom

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Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 3116