Training

Advanced Principles of Travel Management™

The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management is the advanced education offering that focuses on the key competences required of business travel professionals. It is intended for travel buyers overseeing a managed business travel program and suppliers offering travel-related products and services.

This two-day workshop is designed to cover:
Strategic Planning
Buyer and Supplier Relationships
Travel Program Administration
Data Analysis

Who should take the Principles of Business Travel Management Course?

Travel Managers and Directors
Procurement or Fiscal Managers overseeing travel
Regional/District Sales Managers for travel suppliers

The course is recommended for those aspiring to sit for the Global Travel Professional (GTP) Exam or professionals seeking additional professional development. It is recommended, but not required, that participants have completed the Fundamentals of Business Travel Management Course™. Professionals with 3 or more years of experience in business travel should register!

Costs

The course fee including the final exam is R 5850.00
For GBTA members R 4450.00
Fees subject to Euro exchange rate

2018 Training Dates

12 & 13 April – Gauteng

14 & 15 November – Sandton

Participants will receive a Certification of Completion after completing the course.

 

 


The Fundamentals of Business Travel Management™

For most companies, travel is the second largest controllable expense. In order to control the expense, you must know how to manage travel spend. The Fundamentals of Business Travel Management™ course is GBTA’s starter course focusing on the basics of business travel management.

This course is designed as a guide to the primary components of managed travel. Attendees will learn how each component intersects with the required competencies and skill sets needed in business travel management. The Fundamentals course teaches participants to maximize cost containment, improve efficiency and create a managed travel culture in a company. Attendees will hear expert course facilitators on the subjects of travel safety and security, travel spending trends and benchmark metrics.

An overview of business travel technology will be included along with a comprehensive discussion on travel policy, savings opportunities and calculating the ROI of a managed travel programme.

Designed as a guide to the key facets of managed travel, the Fundamentals curriculum includes the full range of basics — safety, policy, trends, performance, and more. Through this course participants gain a career boost and a better understanding of business travel management.

Core Curriculum

Overview of Travel Management
Managing the Supplier Relationship
Security and Risk Management
Travel Technology Basics
Measuring Success: Trends, Forecasting and Reporting Value

Who Should Take the Course?

Administrative Assistants
Co-ordinators
Travel Managers new to travel management
Personal Assistants

Costs

The course fee including the final exam is R 4 000.00
For GBTA members R 3250.00
Fees subject to Euro exchange rate

Dates

8 March – Gauteng

18 July – Gauteng

23 October – Kievits Kroon

Participants will receive a Certification of Completion after completing the course.