Administrative Support for Global Programs
When you are developing a global program or planning a new project abroad, a great deal of organization and thoughtful planning is necessary. The Global Administrative Support website was created to assist you in your planning.
The site highlights resources available to members of the Duke community that will aide in identification and resolution of potential challenges that come when working globally.
Information on the following topics are provided on this website:
Business Operations: Banking abroad; Business Insurance; Employee Travel & Reimbursement; Establishing Legal Status; Hiring Abroad; Leasing Space Abroad; Purchasing and Field Advances; Third Party Service Providers; and Working Abroad
International Travel: What to do in the event of an emergency abroad downloadable ISOS membership card; Travel Policy; Preparing to travel; At your destination; When you return; Outbound visas; In the toolbox: Checklists of ‘to dos’ before you go for faculty, staff and students; and List of suggested items to pack
Working Abroad: which includes information important
Export Controls: downloadable brochures that gives overview/advice; Anti-boycott; Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; Sending Goods Overseas; Sanctioned Countries; Research & Conferences Overseas; and Traveling with a Laptop
Health & Safety: Student Travel Clinic; Faculty & Staff Travel Clinicl; and Travel Insurance
IT resources: Cell phones; Computers; Connecting to Duke; and Communications Options
If you can’t find what you’re looking for, we’ve developed a Single Points of Contact list for central administrative offices, schools and units which offers a contact person appointed within those units who will assist in ironing out difficulties that new or existing programs encounter when operating globally.
This web site is also intended to provide you with planning and implementation tools, guidance and policies/procedures for operating a legal, safe and productive global program.