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. GTP holders will earn 14 GTP® Recertification credits.

The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management Course also serves as a preparatory course for individuals interested in taking the Global Travel Professional (GTP) Examination for the first time as well as a refresher for GTP recertification. Want to learn more about the GTP Certification Program? Read more here.

Key Takeaways

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

What’s Included

  • Virtual sessions will be delivered via Zoom Meetings. Attendance is required for all sessions, plan to be on-camera and engaged in each session. Live sessions consist of application, discussion, and group activity work based on pre-work
  • Up to one month prior to the first virtual session, participants receive calendar blocks and login details through Outlook and Zoom.
  • Prior to each of the virtual sessions, participants receive pre-work to complete. This will take approximately 2 hours to complete. These will prepare the participants for each virtual session. Virtual session assignments and pre-work may be given at this time.
  • Participants will be emailed an electronic Certification of Completion at the end of the course.

Upcoming Courses


  • Thursday Oct 5 – 10a-1230p ET
  • Thursday Oct 12 – 10a-1230p ET
  • Thursday Oct 19 – 10a-1230p ET
  • Thursday Oct 26 – 10a-1230p ET

Registration Closes September 26th


Member Price

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