The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted several Canadian organizations pursuing international activities to question maintaining overseas travel by their students, employees or interns. Although for some countries, such as Italy or Iran, the decision to cancel the stay is simple, for other destinations, a specific risk analysis is required. The organization must position itself on its risk tolerance and conduct a cost-benefit analysis. This webinar will present a logic model for making the best possible decision during this time of crisis. Obviously, the health situation surrounding COVID-19 is evolving and will require revisiting this reflection over time. Monitoring the information surrounding the virus is therefore a practice to implement.
Marie-Claude Du Cap is a fully bilingual, result-oriented executive with close to 15 years of experience in key decision-making positions in international logistics, program development and risk management. For over a decade, she acted as the International Mobility Counselor at the Cégep de Saint-Jérôme. Marie-Claude’s experience within the educational sector permits her to understand clearly the complexities of institutional clients and to develop risk-management programs adapted to their needs. Marie-Claude has pursued many missions abroad during which she’s acquired in the field knowledge. Prior to founding Aléas, she was a member of upper-management at SiriusMedx where she coordinated the administrative services and the development of corporate training. Marie-Claude holds a Master’s degree in Recreation Management from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Leisure Science from Concordia University in Montreal during which she completed a minor from the John Molson School of Business, where she is part-time faculty.