headlines: Topic Areas Business & Economic Development

Competition Allows Students to Showcase Innovative Talent

NC State’s Entrepreneurship Initiative held it’s Entrepreneurs Showcase and Awards Ceremony on April 28, and the 2015 Lulu E-games competition prizes were awarded. The Lulu E-games is a competition hosted by the EI program at NC State in collaboration with Lulu, an open publishing source. In this competition, teams and individuals can compete for up to… Read More

NCMEP Helps Walmart Meet Sustainability Goals

April 15, 2015 – The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP), administered by the NC State University Industrial Extension Service (IES) has partnered with the world’s largest retailer in an effort to save customers money, help suppliers conform to the company’s sustainability expectations and help ensure a better world for generations to come. In 2009,… Read More

NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic: a pipeline of talent through engagement

By Anna Rzewnicki, Poole College Communications A pipeline of talent. Community outreach. Research-driven. Cutting-edge. These are among the key words in remarks made by officials to nearly 250 entrepreneurs and students, alumni, faculty and staff from North Carolina State University at the launch event for the NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic at HQ Raleigh on February… Read More

NC State to bring entrepreneurship expertise to downtown Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. – January 12, 2015 – The North Carolina State University Poole College of Management is opening an entrepreneurship clinic in downtown Raleigh that will embed their students within the entrepreneurial community and engage them in experiential learning. With the aid of faculty, these students will provide consulting services to area startups and fuel… Read More

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

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