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Distance Learning

OD: International Travel—A Primer for Effective Risk Management

Recorded April 4, 2008


The growth of study abroad and other international programs heightens the need to mitigate risks associated with foreign travel and ensure adequate insurance coverage. Together with URMIA, NACUBO brings you the expertise and resources to address the issues that arise when your faculty, staff and students leave campus for global travel.

What You Will Learn:

  • Understand the risks and exposures relative to international travel
  • Identify, quantify, analyze and mitigate these risks
  • Use tools to track student and faculty travel abroad
  • Determine the insurance coverage necessary to protect your institution
  • Recommend policies and procedures for your traveling faculty

Who Should Participate?

  • Chief business officers and study-abroad staff
  • Risk managers
  • Deans of student affairs and other student affairs professionals
  • Academic affairs staff who coordinate international travel
  • Directors of globalization

Meet the Presenters:

  • Paul D. Pousson, ARM, Associate Director, Office of Risk Management, The University of Texas System
  • Jill Laster, Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources and Risk Management, Texas Christian University
  • Julie Friend, J.D., International Analyst for Travel Health, Safety & Security, Michigan State University

Course Information:

  • Course Level: Basic
  • Length: 90 minutes
  • Prerequisites: none


Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $29.00