Bridging the gap between travel management, security, and risk management and reaching across departments such as human resources and legal, this book shows how to understand and mitigate the risks associated with business travel, thus enabling businesses to grow, meet their legal obligations, and continue to run smoothly
1. Planning for known and unknown risks 2. Assessing your current approach to travel risk management 3. Building a proactive travel risk management program 4. Travel risk policies, compliance, and supplier safety 5. Crisis response 6. Kidnap and ransom, extraction and evacuation 7. Hotel safety 8. Conferences, meetings, and incentive trips 9. Enterprise risk management and its relation to travel risk management 10. Travel management companies 11. Finding the money for travel risk management 12. TRM - Setting new standards for what's to come
Charles Brossman is an internationally recognized expert, speaker and writer on travel risk management. He is a former corporate travel manager, and has held senior level positions at global travel management companies as the sole travel risk management subject matter expert covering over 150 countries, specializing in developing and implementing travel risk management products and services around the world. Mr. Brossman is a former member of the GBTA Risk Committee and the GBTA Foundation Risk Task Force, and currently sits on the advisory board for the Global Congress on Travel Risk Management, influencing industry best practices and teaching them to corporate clients and organization members at conferences, meetings and webinars throughout the year. Learn more about Charles at charlesbrossman.com, and follow him on Twitter at @travelcharles.
"...the concepts explained...should be second nature to those who are responsible for the security of travelers... I recommend this book highly to corporate security managers, and especially to executives who travel internationally." --Security Management "This handbook is an authoritative and comprehensive account of applying what are considered industry best standards for an organization's travel risk management (TRM) program framework and metrics. It also contains numerous case studies." --Perspectives on Terrorism "Whether you are a physical security person, or a specialist in business travel, this book is a concise and wise place to turn... In a word, never assume. Or rather; assume at your peril." --Professional Security Magazine Online "...offers a broad perspective on reducing exposure and liability for corporate travel activities...argues why planning makes sense and how to sell it to senior mgmt." --Security Letter