Fundamentals of Business Travel Management

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Course Description

Designed as a comprehensive guide to the key areas of managed travel, GBTA’s Fundamentals curriculum includes a full range of topics including safety, policy, trends, performance and more. Participants in this course gain a better understanding of business travel management and make themselves indispensable to the business travel needs of their organization. Please note this is a virtual event. 

What You Will Learn

  • Overview of Travel Management
  • Travel Policy
  • Creating a Service Model
  • Strategic Sourcing / Vendor Management
  • Travel Technology Basics
  • Data and Analytics / Measuring Success
  • Travel Risk Management

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Those wanting a better understanding of business travel management practices 
  • Travel Managers wanting to learn the latest in travel management 
  • Regional / District Sales Managers for travel suppliers looking for a solid foundation in travel management 
  • Administrative Assistants 
  • Human Resources Professionals 
  • Meetings & Events Professionals
  • Risk Professionals 

What to Expect

The program covers 7 modules and includes 4 two-hour live sessions with an instructor. View GBTA Academy Virtual Course Schedule and Details.



Member $450 USD  |  Nonmember $550 USD



Course dates are subject to change.

February 11, 18, 25, and March 4

Deadline to Register - Feb. 3

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September 16, 23, 30, and October 7

Deadline to Register - Sept. 8th

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Scholarships are available for GBTA Members that have met the course requirements.



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