Training

All UMB and Affiliate personnel are eligible to participate in travel training classes. Face-to-face workshops on policies and procedures are offered periodically throughout the year. In addition, online learning is available in the UMB Learning Management System.   

  • Policies and Procedures
    • Face-to-Face
    • Online – UMB Learning Management System:
      • Navigation:  About UMB>Human Resource Services>Learning Management System>Business Travel Policy and Procedure 
  • eTravel System
    • Online
      • UMB Learning Management System
        • Navigation:  About UMB>Human Resource Services>Learning Management System>Business Travel Policy and Procedure
    • MyUMB
      • Navigation:  UMB Systems Tutorials Browser>eForms>eTravel

The Travel Professionals Group (TPG) meets quarterly to review and discuss issues, policy, and procedures. The TPG is composed of Travel Administrators, Approvers, and Supervisors, but the meetings are open to everyone.  Meetings are announced in The Elm Weekly email. 

Suggestions and questions are encouraged. Please email travelhelp@umaryland.edu or use the Business Travel Feedback option available on the left panel of the travel web pages.


UMB Learning Management System

The UMB Business Travel Policy and Procedure Curriculum is offered through the UMB Learning Management System.

  • To navigate to the curriculum:
    • From the UMB homepage:
  1. Click About UMB
  2. Click Human Resource Services
  3. Click Learning Management System 

The Curriculum contains six learning activities:

  1. Read the UMB Policy VIII-11.00(A) on Business Travel for UMB Employees and Nonemployees.
  2. Complete a brief multiple-choice quiz on the policy.
  3. Read the Financial Services Procedure on Business Travel for UMB Employees.
  4. Read the Financial Services Procedure on Business Travel for Nonemployees.
  5. Complete a brief multiple choice quiz on the procedures.
  6. Complete the tutorial on the eTravel System. 

Download the Manual on How to Complete the UMB Business Travel Policy and Procedure Curriculum in the Learning Management System. 

  • This curriculum is highly recommended for all new Travel Administrators and Travel Approvers. 
  • Active Travel Administrators and Travel Approvers are encouraged to explore the curriculum.
  • Beginning Sept. 1, 2018, the successful completion of the curriculum will be required for new Travel Administrators and Travel Approvers. 

Contact: 

For Travel Policy, Procedure, or eTravel System questions: travelhelp@umaryland.edu

For Learning Management System questions: HRTraining@umaryland.edu