GBTA Certification

Global Leadership Professional™ (GLP) Overview

In partnership with the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, the GBTA’s Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Program is the only masters-level course for travel professionals. The strategic curriculum uses an interdisciplinary approach that addresses both the opportunities and challenges of conducting business in today’s evolving environment.


The GLP Program offers a wide range of benefits to participants and their organizations, including:

  • Become part of a network of global peers
  • Understand advanced business principles
  • Interact with renowned Darden Faculty
  • Develop team approaches and strategies for solving problems
  • Earn recognition for your achievement

The Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Program consists of individual courses, the Certificate of Professional Development, as well as the Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Designation. Click the link below for more information.

Global Leadership Professional® Program