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Tag: Global Training Initiative

Feb 25, 2019

Honing Cultural Skills

This workshop is the third in the series for students pursuing the Student Global Skills Training Series Developing Cultural Competence Certificate Program. In this 2-hour workshop, student participants will: Recognize the difference between comparing across cultures and fully examining one culture Acquire specific cultural knowledge about various cultures Identify various global skills and the situations in which… 

Feb 21, 2019

Chinese Visiting Scholars’ Research and U.S. Culture Training III

The Global Training Initiative is part of NC State’s Office of Global Engagement. Upon the request from our Chinese visiting scholars, the Global Training Initiative is excited to offer the third session of research and culture training in February. It is important for all of the Chinese visiting scholars to learn and adopt U.S culture quickly, and… 

Feb 11, 2019

Developing Cultural Knowledge

This workshop is the second in the series for students pursuing the Student Global Skills Training Series Developing Cultural Competence Certificate Program. In this 2-hour workshop, student participants will: Develop an understanding of one or more model for naming cultural differences Identify gaps between various general cultural preferences and your own cultural preferences This student-focused workshop is… 

Feb 6, 2019

GTI Hosts Fulbright American Security Seminar

NC State’s longstanding relationship with the Fulbright Scholar Program continues to grow through the university’s Global Training Initiative (GTI). In December, GTI hosted nearly 90 international Fulbright Scholars for a Fulbright American Security Seminar, covering topics ranging from food security to cybersecurity. The U.S. Department of State and the Institute for International Education sponsored “American Security:… 

Jan 28, 2019

Foundations for Developing Cultural Competence

The first in a series of three workshops for the Global Training Initiative Developing Cultural Competence Student Certificate Program. This workshop is the pre-requisite for students pursuing the Student Global Skills Training Series Developing Cultural Competence Certificate Program. In this 2-hour workshop, student participants will: Develop common language for identifying cultural values and interacting across cultures Develop…