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GBTA Convention 2022 - Professional Development Courses

Professional Development Courses

The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management™

Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Designation


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The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management™

GBTA AcademyBrought to you by GBTA Academy

Saturday, August 13, 9am-4pm and Sunday, August 14, 9am–4pm

The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management™ course builds off of the Fundamentals curriculum to aid business travel professionals in increasing their knowledge of the industry while also expanding on their professional skills. This course is designed for travel buyers overseeing a managed business travel program and suppliers offering travel-related products and services. Earn 14 GTP Recertification credits.

Core Curriculum

  • Strategic Planning
  • Buyer and Supplier Relationships
  • Travel Program Administration
  • Data Analysis

Who Should Take this Course?

  • Travel Managers and Directors
  • Procurement or Fiscal Managers overseeing travel budgets
  • Regional/District Sales Managers for travel suppliers
  • Professionals with three of more years of business travel experience
  • Professionals aspiring to sit for the Global Travel Professional® (GTP) Exam

Registration Fees:

Members: $450
Non-Members: $550

Scholarships are available for GBTA and GBTA Chapter Members.

Register by Aug. 5

 

Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Designation

Saturday, August 13, 9am-4pm and Sunday, August 14, 9am–4pm

Prerequisite: The Certificate of Professional Development is obtained by successfully completing four courses, one course in each of the four main courses (Marketing, Management, Finance and Leadership). Successful completion of the Certificate of Professional Development is a prerequisite for the Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Designation.

The Global Leadership Professional® Designation is the pinnacle of achievement for business travel professionals. This year-long program consists of several components centered on a collaborative, industry-related and solutions-based project:

  • Program kicks off with a live 2-day meeting for registered participants at the GBTA Convention
  • UVA Darden Professor virtual consultation sessions available as needed
  • Additional opportunities to work with peers on your assigned project are provided throughout the year long cohort
  • The program concludes during GBTA Convention 2023, where projects are finalized
  • Earn 20 GTP Recertification credits

Registration Fee:

$5,000

Scholarships are available for GBTA and GBTA Chapter Members.

If you have completed all four GLP Certificate courses (Marketing, Management, Finance and Leadership), Register by July 28

If you have completed three of the GLP Certificate courses and are interested in pursuing the Global Leadership Professional® Designation, please contact pd@gbta.org for more information.

In partnership with:

UVA