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Global Training Initiative

Building Global Success in NC and Abroad

Global Education and Training Programs

The Global Training Initiative at NC State University develops customized short-term education and training programs for students and professionals from across the globe by harnessing the resources available at the university. More than 13,000 participants have completed GTI programs in the last two decades. We are part of NC State’s Office of Global Engagement.

Our goal is to build training platforms and partnerships that connect campus resources with community needs for global success in North Carolina and abroad.

2023 Culinary World Cup Champions Crowned

Team 8/9 used the secret ingredient of feta cheese in their final creation that impressed the judges and the audiences. Menna Elsayed, Cate Hawting, and Roopa Velraja were crowned the 2023 Culinary World Cup champions!

students holding certificates

Experienced Intercultural Educators

Our team brings together decades of intercultural experience. Our programs span all topics and time zones. We have developed and delivered training programs for academic, government, and corporate clients from around the globe.