Global Travel Professional® (GTP)
Certification Preparation On-Demand Course 



Shani L. DeSantis, GTP Administration - Director, Global Travel, ACE Group

Bhart A. Sarin, GTP, C.P.M. Global Procurement -Travel and Fleet, Ingredion Incorporated 

The GTP Certification Preparation course is designed to assist you in preparing for the Global Travel Professional® (GTP) Certification Examination, in addition promoting overall professional development and growth. 


Experienced travel professionals lead two (2) one-hour sessions during which they tap into their extensive real-world experience to explore the relationship between the four domains covered on the GTP Exam.


The instruction team also discusses how to use the Global Travel Professional® (GTP) Study Guide as a preparation tool. It is recommended to be familiar with the Study Guide and the GTP Test Content Outline prior to viewing the on-demand online training sessions. A copy of the GTP Study Guide is included with the purchase of this course.* Registrants will be granted unlimited access to the on-demand course through October 31, 2017.


At the end of the course, participants should be able to:
• Identify the necessary competencies as a business travel professional, especially
  generally accepted and recommended knowledge, best practices, and preferred use of 
• Understand the areas of knowledge that are included in the GTP credential
• Recognize the flow of travel activities and how they relate to the knowledge topics
• Explore the use of the checklists in your daily work


GTP Preparation Session #1 will include:
• How to Use the Guide
• Knowledge for Competency
• Domain #1:  Strategic Business Planning
• Domain #4:  Data/Analytics/Finance


GTP Preparation Session #2 will include:
• Domain #2:  Buyer/Supplier Relations
• Domain #3:  Travel Program Administration


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Registration for this course will open on August 1, 2017.




Members: $175

Non-Members: $200


*Registrants will receive instructions to access the course and a copy of the GTP Study Guide via email within three (3) business days of registering.


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About Our Presenters:


 Shani L. DeSantis

 As Director of Global Travel for ACE Group, Shani is responsible for the 
 implementation of, and compliance with, policies and processes related to
 the efficient and cost effective management of the global travel program in
 more than 40 countries. In this capacity, she leads strategic sourcing
 engagements and supplier relationship management. Along with their travel partners, she is responsible for improving the overall customer travel experience by implementing more efficient processes and leading edge online solutions and technologies. With more than 15 years' experience in the corporate travel industry, Shani has held purchasing, analytical and consulting roles for a number of Fortune 500 companies, where she has repeatedly produced multi-million dollar savings.


 Bhart A. Sarin

 Bhart A. Sarin is a member of the Ingredion Incorporated Global
 Procurement team. His primary responsibilities include the travel and
 leased vehicle spend categories for worldwide operations. Previously,
 Bhart led a Strategic Sourcing for Indirect spend streams at Allegheny
 Technologies Incorporated and was a LEAN Coordinator for a building and construction division of ALCOA.




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