Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management

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Course Description

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. Please note this is a virtual event.

What You Will Learn

  • Travel Policy Compliance
  • Travel Risk Management
  • Data Strategy
  • Category Management, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relationship Management

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

What to Expect:

The program covers 4 modules and includes 4 or 5 two-hour live sessions with an instructor. View GBTA Academy Virtual Course Schedule and Details.


Member $450 USD  |  Nonmember $550 USD



Registration for virtual sessions are open. Course dates are subject to change.

April 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20

Deadline to Register - Apr. 14

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August 13-14
Live in San Diego

Deadline to Register - Aug. 5

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Nov. 11, 18 and Dec. 2, 9, 16

Deadline to Register - Nov. 3

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



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