Global Skills Training

Global Skills Certification Training

The GTI is certified by Berlitz as Cultural Orientations Approach (COA) Corporate Practitioners. We have a range of standard and custom global skills training workshops for professionals and students. Our training center and office is located on NC State University’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh, NC or staff members can travel to conduct trainings and workshops onsite.


Foundations for Global Success
(Level I Certification)

This training is intended for professionals who want an introduction to addressing issues they face in interactions with clients, constituents, and others from different cultures. In this 2-hour workshop, participants will:

  • Identify the cultural challenges for their professional role
  • Develop new awareness and attitudes toward differences in cultural preferences
  • Define key cultural values within a professional context
  • Leave with a toolkit of strategies for successful cross-cultural interactions

Developing Cultural Acumen
(Level II Certification)

This training is intended for professionals who want to examine their own cultural preferences and learn to apply a systematic approach to navigating cultural differences. Participants must have completed Level I certification. In this 3-hour session, participants will:

  • Learn how to apply frameworks and models of cultural orientations to their workplace
  • Investigate their own cultural preferences and why certain contexts are more challenging
  • Identify strategies for bridging cultural gaps in a professional context
  • Receive access to Berlitz’s “Cultural Navigator” for a year ($99 value)

Application of Global Skills
(Level III Certification)

This training is intended for professionals who want to be equipped with the best practice tools and frameworks for understanding, managing, and leveraging cultural differences in their organizations and interactions. Participants must have completed Level I & II certification. In this 3-hour session, participants will:

  • Identify various global skills and how to apply them in a professional context
  • Practice applying global skills in real-like workplace scenarios
  • Develop action plans specific to addressing concerns with cross-cultural interactions
[Foundations for Global Success] was a wonderful introduction to cultural competency. Regardless of your profession or industry, you can benefit from attending this workshop and apply what you learn in your work and personal life.

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Global Leadership in VR

The award-winning “First Impressions” module allows participants to dive into the minds of your global partners and engage in learning about culture on both a cognitive and emotional level.