The Global Leadership Professional (GLP) Program is the only educational initiative designed for the broad travel and mobility sectors to provide leading-edge insights and highly immersive experiences to apply new knowledge and skills. Perfect for mid to senior-level industry professionals, the GLP program allows participants to engage with a network of global peers, interact with industry experts, develop team-focused strategies for problem-solving, and earn recognition for your achievement and knowledge.

The GLP Program is made up of 4 Individual Core Competency courses, Marketing, Management, Leadership and Finance. Each is designed for participants to expand their knowledge and stay current with the latest trends in the business travel industry.

On completion, participants will earn their Certificate of Professional Development and be eligible to take part in the GLP Designation program.

Brought to you by GBTA in partnership with University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business

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Global Leadership Professional Designation

After the completion of all four core competencies resulting in the certificate of Professional Development, GLP participants are eligible to take part in the Global Leadership Professional Designation. The GLP Designation is the pinnacle of achievement for business travel professionals.

This year-long program kicks off with a 2-day meeting at GBTA Convention where participants meet with their cohort to begin to develop their solutions-based project. UVA Darden Professors and cohort leader, Dr. Amanda Cecil CMP, are available for virtual consultations to provide feedback and assistance throughout the year. The program concludes with a presentation at the following GBTA Convention, where participants will finalize their projects.

If you have completed three of the GLP Certificate courses and are interested in pursuing Global Leadership Professional® Designation, please contact [email protected] for more information.

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GTP Credits

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GTP holders will earn 20 GTP Recertification credits upon completion of the GLP Designation program.

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