• Short-term international programs lasting a few weeks or less deserve the same vetting, preparation, and planning associated with more traditional semester-long study abroad programs. Use this course to prepare students and staff for safe and rewarding educational experiences around the world.

    This training is geared towards higher education members. However, K-12 schools may also find portions of the course helpful.

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    Topics covered:

    • Developing policies for program review and approval
    • Preparing and orienting trip leaders and students prior to departure
    • Managing the trip by monitoring participant activities, enforcing policies, and responding to emergency situations
    • Evaluating the program to identify lessons learned and improve future trips
    Audience: Faculty, staff, supervisors
    Course length: 60 minutes