If you are ready to lead a short-term program, consider the health, safety, and security factors that may impact your program. Risk management requires understanding how different program aspects combine to affect safety and security.
International travel will always entail a degree of risk. However, incorporating risk management strategies can reduce the likelihood of negative occurrences and/or mitigate the resulting impact. We often incorporate risk management in our daily activities without conscious thought; when traveling abroad, it is critical to bring “risk management thinking” to the front of our thought process. We encourage leaders to consider the aspects below to develop the safest program possible.
Next: Planning Your Program
Now it is time to plan your program. Review the university's policies and guidelines.