Business Travel Risk Course

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Business travel risk management is fundamental for organisational resilience and business continuity management. It is essential to guard against security threats and follow business travel best practices.

Our Business Travel Security Course will help your employees learn about the planning and organisation needed for business trips.

This includes the policy and procedures to follow, how to avoid scams, stay safe and what action to take on their return.

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Business Travel Risk

About this Course

Available as part of our Risk Management Library.

Learning objectives

This course will prepare your employees to:

  • Understand the nature of business travel risk
  • Understand the different stages of a business trip
  • Recognise the key actions and behaviours you need to take to keep yourself safe and to comply with our Company policies while travelling on business

Latest course updates

  • Course redesigned with a more modern feel
  • Full review conducted by a risk management expert
  • Text & image updates throughout the course 

Course Contents


- Learning objectives
- How to complete this course

Why business travel?

- Scenario: Denzil reflects on business travel risk

Subcategories of business travel risk

Stages of business trip

- STR Global Group's upcoming business trips

Getting approval

Researching the destination

- Which topics should be researched?

Planning the trip

Preparing for the trip

- Scenario: Accessing data when travelling
- Scenario: Additional data security measures when travelling

Going on the trip

- At the airport
- Scenario: Drishti arrives at her destination
- Scenario: The arrivals lounge

Facilitation payments

- You decide: Is it appropriate?

General safety precautions

- Common travel scams to avoid
- Scenario: Hans' trip

Tackling specific business travel risk

- Scenario: Ayonna's experience

In an emergency

High-risk jurisdictions





Course Specifications



Approximately 45-minutes long e-learning course followed by a 10-question assessment.



Suitable for all staff. Examples and interactive activities are designed for staff at all levels. No previous knowledge or experience is required.



SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via a client style sheet.



All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility). AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC.



Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS.



Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages.



Based on best-practice risk management frameworks and suitable for global audiences.

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