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info@lct.co.uk

Protocol and Travel Management - Level 1

Course Code: PR.4A
Subject: Public Relations
Course Fee: £2450 + VAT (20%)

Dates for this course:

14-11-2016 to 18-11-2016 London
04-12-2016 to 08-12-2016 Dubai
30-01-2017 to 03-02-2017 London
24-04-2017 to 28-04-2017 London
31-07-2017 to 04-08-2017 London
30-10-2017 to 03-11-2017 London
     

Overview

Protocol and Travel Management can be very complicated tasks. Ensuring that CEOs, have the right travel documents, understand the protocol involved in meeting overseas VIPs, and putting together well organised events at home demands considerable skill. Our introductory level 1 Protocol and Travel Management training course helps managers weave their way through these complexities. It is designed to assist delegates learn the processes and procedures for meticulously planning travel and protocol activities. Over the course of five days, our professional and experienced consultants will teach participants how to avoid the unexpected problems of overseas travel, especially ever changing international visa and travel regulations.

Who should attend?

Course Content

Managing the Protocol and Travel function

Role and responsibilities of the function
Creating streamlined policies, systems, structure and procedures
Keeping up-to-date with changes in rules and regulations nationally and internationally
Record-keeping, monitoring, updating and maintaining
Applying all policies, processes and procedures fairly to all

The Right Documents, at the Right Time, in the Right Place

Organising passports, processing visas and overcoming the complexities and problems
Compliance with entry requirements and immigration rules
Ensuring the health, safety and security of staff and visitors
Booking tickets; timetables; time differences; holidays; cancellations
Airport procedures, requirements and duties

Accommodation and International Travel Requirements

Factors to chose and book the most appropriate hotel and rooms
Customer and protocol requirements; preferred hotels list; change in plans; families
Car transport; tolls; parking; rental; security; motorcades
Meeting the demands of business travel: payment methods and exchange rates
Methods to research all possible options and prioritise the best

Exhibitions, Conferences, Visits and Events – Nationally and Internationally

Planning and organising events, conferences and visits
Organising, exhibiting at or attending exhibitions
Trade visits and the protocol for them
Greeting foreign dignitaries, flying flags correctly and meeting expectations
Order of precedence for official ceremonies

Budgeting and Cost Control

Budgeting accurately and meaningfully
Monitoring authorisation, approvals, expenditure, allowances, expenses and receipts
Cost control for ensuring that expenses are legitimate
Cancellations, claims, reimbursements, hospitality
Insurance which is robust, appropriate and up-to-date

Testimonials
I found the staff and the consultants to be very helpful. This two week course has been extremely beneficial to my professional development and I will apply what I have learned within my department. Thank you.
Deputy Director
Tac Ops, Royal Air Force of Oman