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Coming Soon: CINC 2015 Tour

2015 Mini Connecting in North Carolina (CINC) Faculty/Staff Development Tour May 13 – 14, 2015 (Tentative)   So, what are the tour plans for May, 2015?  Will the bus travel to the east, to the south, to the north, or to the west?  Who knows at this point?  No one, not really!  Typically, we begin… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 4: Carver Machine Works

This is part four of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 4 of the Series: Carver Machine Works After eating a delicious lunch in historic Bath, NC, and listening to a presentation by Mr.Barry Nash with the NC State… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 3: Flanders Corporation

This is part three of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 3 of the series: Flanders Corporation  The visit with Davenport was a great shared experience for Mini-CINC tour participants to discuss as we rode to our next manufacturer, a… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 2: JP Davenport & Sons

This is part two of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 2 of the series: JP Davenport & Sons The first stop along the Mini CINC Tour took us off the major highway and past the seemingly endless flat… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 1: Tour Overview

This is part one of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 1 of the series: Highlights and overview of the Mini-CINC tour Sponsored by the Provost, the Vice Provost for Outreach and Engagement and the Vice Provost for… Read More

Doing Business in China Class

This interactive course is designed to give a general overview of business in China, focusing on understanding Chinese culture aspects that affect business in China. Topics covered include simple business Chinese phrases, Chinese business culture, etiquette, communication techniques, how to build and maintain business relationships, etc. We will also have special guest speakers to share… Read More

Chinese Language Classes

Confucius Institute at NC State University offers five proficiency levels of Chinese Language Classes from basic introductory Chinese to advanced topics. Whether you learned or not learned Chinese before, there always has a class suits your needs. Our language class program has been offered more than seven years and opens every academic semester. For more… Read More

Arts Entrepreneurship

EMA 430 – “Capstone Experience in Arts Entrepreneurship” – typically offered in the Spring semesters – is a consulting course. Students are grouped as consulting teams and engage the region’s arts organizations and arts entrepreneurs helping to solve their business problems: marketing, audience development, product positioning, etc. We are always looking for clients that need… Read More

NC State Executive Education

NC State Executive Education delivers developmental experiences with a specific goal in mind: to provide leaders with research and learning activities that drive organizational solutions. Our team at Poole College focuses on the challenges faced in a dynamic, technology driven, global marketplace. We create purposeful experiences by partnering with leading research centers in innovation, leadership,… Read More

Conceiving Your Business

In this short, but comprehensive program, you analyze your business idea to determine whether or not it can be a very profitable and satisfying business that you should pursue. In four comprehensive sessions you: Define your business products and services; assess how your personal strengths match the business requirements; identify your real market; develop a… Read More

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