Working Group Global Operations & Support Council

Mission Statement

The Global Operations and Support Council (GOSC) is a cross-functional group that provides comprehensive support to business officers and project leaders engaged in or considering projects abroad. GOSC will be responsible for the optimization of existing policy and process and/or designing new guidelines, tools and resources related to global operations support and compliance. GOSC central administrative members will weigh in on issues related to the member’s role at the University, providing advice and/or approval when appropriate.

All 12 schools along with the following UPenn central administration offices are represented on the Council. 

  • Global Support Services

  • Corporate Tax, Compliance, and Payroll

  • Export Compliance

  • Office of Risk Management & Insurance

  • Penn Human Resources

  • Penn Business Services

  • Office of Research Services

  • Finance & Treasury

  • Comptroller's Office

  • Penn Audit, Compliance and Privacy - OACP

  • Office of General Counsel - OGC