Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) Education 

The Global Mobility Specialist (GMS™) designation recognizes knowledge and professionalism in the field of global workforce mobility.

To acquire the credential, GMS™ designees participate in three modules and complete a corresponding exam on the fundamentals of global workforce mobility and intercultural management skills.

Worldwide ERC® is currently offering Module 1 online while Modules 2 and 3 will be offered live prior to the 2011 Global Workforce Summit: Focus on EMEA.

These exciting learning opportunities will expand your knowledge of a wide range of topics:

If you have registered for all three modules, we recommend that you complete Module 1 online prior to attending Modules 2 and 3 in Amsterdam.


Tuesday, June 21, 2011

09:00 – 17:00

GMS™ Module 2: Policy Alternatives, Strategies and Tactics for Global Workforce Mobility

This training module will help you:

  • explore the strategic, compensation, and employee relations implications of short-term, commuter, rotational, career and localization assignments.
  • anticipate challenges and adapt your programs and policies to new business imperatives and the evolving needs of “the new expatriates;” and
  • develop cost-effective alternatives to the traditional expatriate approach.

(separate registration is required)

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

09:00 – 17:00

GMS™ Module 3: The Intercultural Challenge: Doing Business Globally

This training module will help you:

  • learn the basics of intercultural education theory; and
  • apply intercultural theory to relocation processes and real-time global business practices.

(separate registration is required)

16:00 – 20:00

Delegate Check-in/Registration

Registration Information: Interested participants can register for individual GMS™ education modules or for the full specially priced package which includes all three modules.  You do not need to attend the 2011 Summit in order to register for this education; however, we do encourage you to attend both events. In order to register for the education modules, both conference registrants and non-conference registrants must refer to the "Optional Programs" section of the 2011 Global Workforce Summit Registration Form.

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