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2017 Travel Arrangers Education Day

The Travel Arranger Days occur in late January each year. Upcoming Travel Arranger Days will be listed here once they are planned. Can’t make the sessions or just missed one? You may self-study using the Online Mini Travel Arrangers Course.

2017 Travel Arranger Education Day Agenda


App Happy (pdf)

Learn how to load savvy traveler apps on your phone with demonstration on how they work.

Travel Guidelines: MSU Risk Management & Insurance, Fly America Act, and the MSU Passport Office

Discussion of international travel insurance, transportation issues and automobile usage guidelines and how they impact travelers abroad. Passports now may be processed at MSU; learn how.

Meeting Planning 101 @ MSU (pdf)

An introduction to meeting planning at MSU covering topics including, but not limited to, the steps in event planning, requests for proposals, site visits, venue selection, contract terms and payment.

Onboarding for New Travel Arrangers; Deciphering Airfares:

This presentation will include “getting started” at MSU, navigating the MSU Travel at State website, and strategic contracts that provide benefits to you and your travelers. Additional presentation takes a deep dive into deciphering airfares.

Don’t Just Jump – Leap Over the Hurdles!! (pdf)

Learn some best practices and helpful tips to successfully submit travel reimbursements.

Advanced Meeting Planning @ MSU (pdf)

Deep dive into meeting planning @MSU including standard MSU contract terms and collaborating with Purchasing and the Travel Office.

Concur for Beginners

An in-depth video tutorial of booking online with Concur/Conlin Travel for beginners.

Concur for Advanced Users

An in-depth video tutorial of booking online with Concur/Conlin Travel for advanced users.

Concur Tips & Tricks ~ Helping Your Travels and You

Highlights of this class include saving time with cloning and templates, arranger views and self-assigning assistant, guest booking features, sort features, flight finder and other helpful tools.


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