The learning outcomes are: 

  • Master the application of methods and tools for Spatial Multi-Criteria Evaluation (SMCE)
    • Have a conceptual understanding of decision processes to position SMCE within these decision processes.
      • Introduction on Decision Making processes
    • Apply MCE and ability to choose appropriate MCE methods
      • Basic principles of Multicriteria Evaluation
    • Structuring skills
      • Evaluation problem structuring
    • Elicit levels of objective achievements
      • Value functions
    • Elicit preferences
      • Weighting methods
    • Interpret results
      • Aggregation and analysis of results
    • Recognize and acknowledge uncertainty
      • Uncertainty definition and identification
    • Apply SMCE
      • Basic principles of Spatial Multicriteria Analysis
    • Use ILWIS for SMCE
      • Concepts of ILWIS
      • Input and output of data 
      • SMCE in ILWIS
    • Do it yourself
      • Case study of Rwanda