Booking and Managing Travel for Executive Assistants

Learn how to book and manage business travel with this CPD certified course. Taking place over 5 x 120 minute live sessions (video call), you will be guided by your expert trainers and will gain all of the knowledge you need to book and manage business travel for busy executives. 

See Frequently Asked Questions for more 2024 dates including times that are suitable for those in Australia and New Zealand. 

Next Intake Commences Wednesday 05 June 2024

What is CPD certified training?

Certified CPD training means the learning activity has reached the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD requirements.

Upcoming course dates 2024

The second Travel Booking and Management for Executive Assistants 2024 course will take place over five weeks.
All lessons are virtual group calls. Lessons are mandatory to attend. Office hours are optional.

Week One Lesson: Wednesday 05 June 4PM BST (120 minutes). That's 10AM Central Time for our friends in North America. 

Office Hours (Attendance Optional): Friday 07 June 4PM BST (60 minutes). That's 10AM Central Time for our friends in North America.   

Week Two Lesson: Wednesday 12 June 4PM BST (120 minutes). That's 10AM Central Time for our friends in North America. 

Office Hours (Attendance Optional): Friday 14 June 4PM BST (60 minutes). That's 10AM Central Time for our friends in North America.   

Week Three Lesson: Wednesday 19 June 4PM BST (120 minutes). That's 10AM Central Time for our friends in North America.   

Office Hours (Attendance Optional): Friday 21 June 4PM BST (60 minutes). That's 10AM Central Time for our friends in North America.   

Week Four Lesson: Wednesday 26 June 4PM BST (120 minutes). That's 10AM Central Time for our friends in North America. 

Office Hours (Attendance Optional): Friday 28 June 4PM BST (60 minutes). That's 10AM Central Time for our friends in North America. 

Week Five Lesson: Wednesday 03 July 4PM BST (120 minutes). That's 10AM Central Time for our friends in North America.        

There will be a weekly assessment that you can complete in your own time. The assessment will require approximately 1 hour of your time. 

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Learn to book and manage business travel for busy executives

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Develop confidence and excel in your career with this CPD certified course

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Gain skills that put you at the top of your game

 

Learn to book and manage business travel with confidence.

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CPD Certified

This engaging training is practical, filled with resources and CPD certified.

 

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Identify the pros and cons of using a travel management company.¬†
  • Assess travel management companies to determine their suitability.¬†
  • Understand the information required to plan, book and confirm travel arrangements.
  • Understand airport and air travel protocols.
  • Understand accommodation booking standards and requirements.
  • Understand ground transportation requirements and options.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • Identify programs that optimise business travel for efficiency.¬†
  • Utilise technology that facilitates effective travel management.¬†
  • Develop and execute detailed travel itineraries that seamlessly integrate with the executive's preferences, schedule, and budget.
  • Proactively solve problems that may arise during travel.¬†¬†¬†
Frequently Asked Questions

CPD Certified

A recognised certification that ensures quality and gives your employer confidence in the content.

Interactive

Learn from two expert instructors with the opportunity for live Q&A sessions. 

Engaging

This course is packed with downloads and group activities to keep you engaged as you learn. 

Meet your Instructors

Alicia Fairclough is the Founder of EA How To, the largest and most active community of assistants in the world. Following a successful career as the Executive Assistant to the CEO of a number of tech companies, Alicia decided to turn her passion project into a new career and make it her full time mission to improve the working lives of EAs globally. 

Through her webinars, short courses, resources and ever-growing community, Alicia has helped countless EAs, PAs and VAs grow, learn and be the best they can be. 

A vocal advocate for this profession, Alicia has become an influential voice that executives and their assistants pay attention to. 

In her spare time, Alicia always has a podcast playing. She also likes to travel, explore new places, make her way through cocktail menus, bake, and create the perfect playlist for every occasion. 

Oh an in a previous life, Alicia was a Sydney based Travel Agent booking corporate travel!

Yvette Pearson is a Revenue Operations Consultant and Certified Slack Admin, having spent 15 years as a senior EA, Chief of Staff and Office Manager. 
 
Working in blue chip and startup financial services as well as high growth aerospace has given her a breadth of experience when it comes to not only booking travel but also being a business traveller. She was once responsible for the full travel management for a team of 50 London bankers. 
 
She often speaks at conferences and on webinars, giving talks on project management for assistants or sitting on panels. 
 
An advocate for the administrative profession, around three years ago Yvette set up The Admin Wrap - a weekly newsletter for the EA community - which now has over 6000 subscribers. 
 
In her spare time, Yvette loves putting on some classic 2000s rock and lifting weights in the gym. She's obsessed with gardening and loves wandering round a garden centre picking out new bulbs and seeds. 
 
Yvette started her career as an estate agent and once managed to get herself locked out of the office. 

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