Knowledge and Education

ITM’s training and education programme has been established over many years and fulfills one of the association’s primary objectives – to provide education and training for members to better their companies and develop their own careers.

With innovative, industry-leading education programmes, ITM and GBTA Europe equip business travel and meetings professionals with the know-how they need to anticipate daily challenges and to navigate successfully through a constantly changing environment.

One of the core aims of ITM Education is to invest in the future of the business travel industry. ITM has teamed up with Brighton University to provide students with a degree in Travel Management including an industry placement with ITM's key members. Visit ITM Academy for details.

Whether you're just beginning your professional journey or well-established in the industry, the newly created GBTA Academy offers education programs to advance your personal and professional growth. Learn business basics and update core proficiencies with the latest knowledge. The Fundamentals of Business Travel Management is GBTA Europe's starter course on the basics of business travel management. The one and a half day workshop is designed as a guide to the primary components of managed travel. The Fundamentals course teaches participants to maximise cost containment, improve efficiency and create a managed travel culture in a company.

GBTA Europe also offers the Global Leadership Programme (GLP) at the end of the annual GBTA Europe conference. In partnership with the Wharton School this is the only course for the travel management professional offered at the master's level that addresses both the opportunities and challenges of conducting business in today's environment.

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