Submitted by Janice Cramer:  The Ohio State University Travel Office is announcing that registration is open in BuckeyeLearn for the 2017 Business Travel Workshop Sessions scheduled for Tuesday, August 15 and Wednesday, August 16. Each day will include a session of the Introductory Travel Workshop and the Advanced Travel Workshop.

Registration for these sessions will be open in BuckeyeLearn until Friday, August 11 at 11:59 p.m. Read more about each offering below and click the session links to register. After the August sessions, additional 2017 workshops will be held in November.

Travel Workshop (Introductory)
This two-hour travel workshop explains the basics of business travel for Ohio State; covering the Travel Policy and specific travel resources for developing a travel budget and initiating the Travel Request for Authorization. In addition, the session includes a demonstration of travel booking through the university’s preferred Travel Agency and their online booking tool for air, hotel and rental car. The session is targeted to the new traveler, arranger or those participants interested in a refresher in the basics of traveling on behalf of Ohio State.

Travel Workshop (Advanced Users)
This two-hour workshop provides a more advanced demonstration of the systems used for business travel at Ohio State (Concur, eTravel, etc.). In addition, a portion of the session will be set aside for collaborative discussions regarding Travel Policy, Expense Payment Tools, industry updates and best practice techniques for university business travel. This session is targeted to the experienced traveler, arranger or those participants with a good understanding of Travel Policy and familiarity with the eTravel System and Concur booking tool.

For additional assistance, contact the Travel Office at or 614-292-9290. Read the full article in NewsLink online