June 09, 2008 -- Goldsboro, N.C. – Geographic Technologies Institute, part of industry-leading GIS solutions provider Geographic Technologies Group (GTG), is set to launch a new Understanding Local Government Series in Fall 2008. GTG will offer a variety of courses designed to allow local government staff to learn GIS tools and skills that will enable them to perform their job more effectively.
The coursework is designed so that students can select an individual class or a curriculum. Individual classes focus on specific skills with a focus on local government. The curriculum option will allow students to attain either; Certification in Geographic Technologies for Local Government and/or Advanced Certification in Geographic Technologies for Local Government.
GTG also offers mobile training packages - GTG will come to you! This convenient opportunity allows you to choose the courses, and GTG will train on-site for two weeks, certifying up to 12 staff members.
“There are many exciting training opportunities coming up at GTG,” said Joe Renzetti, Training Center Manager at GTG. “These courses and workshops offer something for everyone, whether it’s someone just starting out or a seasoned manager looking to reach the maximum potential of their GIS.”
GTG’s new corporate office houses a state-of-the-art training facility. More details on upcoming training opportunities are available on GTG’s website,
About Geographic Technologies Group, Inc. (GTG):
GTG is a full-service local government GIS consulting company offering specialized experience in the planning, design, implementation, and procurement of geo-technologies. GTG has unmatched technical GIS capabilities, demonstrated successes, international experience, and a reputation for successfully implementing the right solutions. GTG develops GIS products that spatially enable various enterprise solutions and integrates an organization's IT investment via a common interface. GTG also offers stand alone products for land management, public safety, public access, touch screen technology, and utilities.
GTG has over 700 clients located throughout North America and Europe and serves all levels of government as well as the private sector. To support our clients, GTG maintains three offices located across the United States: Headquarters in North Carolina, and Regional Offices in Texas and Florida.
Additional information may be obtained by contacting Geographic Technologies Group, Inc. at 888-757-4222 or you can access our website at