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
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.
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Cuisine de Campus
The Global Training Initiative and NC State Dining hosted the university’s inaugural Culinary World Cup this fall. Student chefs sharpened their knives — and their cooking skills — to showcase their mastery of international dishes.
NC State Global Welcomes New NC Japan Center Director
Get to know Stephen Sumner, the new NCJC Director, and his vision for NC-Japan educational and business connections.
Symposium Strengthens Partnership with East African Countries
16 experts from Kenya, Malawi, Uganda and Tanzania visited NC State for a three-day symposium to foster sustainable agricultural development and improve health and wellbeing in rural East African communities.