All SDM approaches have a similar generic workflow:
Make a plan for your work first.
The butterflies of Pakistan and maybe of whole Asia - depending on the outcome of the digitization part of this course - will serve as example in this course.
There are plenty of methods available for this step. Here are the arguably most important ones, which will be introduced by your tutorials:
|Generalized linear models|
|Generalized additive models|
|Boosted regression trees|
|Support vector machines|
|Bayesian nonparametric regression|
Depends a bit on the method, but not too much.
Are easy to make but difficult to reproduce and even more difficult to evaluate.