Global Seminar Series
Frequently Asked Questions
IS THERE A COST TO SIGN-UP FOR THE SEMINARS?
No, the seminar series is free.
ARE THE SEMINARS DELIVERED LIVE (SYCHRONOUS)?
Yes, each seminar will be delivered live via Zoom with students from all five schools participating.
WHEN ARE THE SEMINARS SCHEDULED?
Seminars are scheduled for Tuesdays at 9 a.m. or 10 a.m. (EST).
HOW LONG IS EACH SEMINAR?
Seminars can be up to 90 minutes (but no longer).
WILL THE SESSIONS BE JUST LECTURES OR WILL THERE BE DISCUSSION?
Each seminar will include some type of discussion and a question and answer portion.
WILL THE SEMINARS BE RECORDED AND BE AVAILABLE AFTERWARD?
Yes, we plan to record each Zoom session and make all sessions available on the Global Programs website.
CAN I RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR ATTENDING THE SEMINARS?
No, academic credit is not available as there are no graded assignments or assessments.
DO I NEED TO READ ANYTHING BEFORE ATTENDING A SEMINAR?
No, the professors will not require any pre-reading, but they may share some materials during the session that you can read afterward if you’re interested.
IS THIS OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS?
Yes, the seminar series is open to both undergraduate and graduate students but priority will be given to Poole upperclassmen and graduate students.
IS THERE A LIMIT TO HOW MANY STUDENTS FROM NC STATE CAN SIGN-UP?
Yes, we do have a limit of approximately 20 students from each partnering university. If space from other partners is not used, we may be able to accommodate more students.
WILL I GET TO KNOW THE OTHER STUDENTS FROM THE PARTNERING UNIVERSITIES?
Yes, we plan to incorporate breakout rooms and digital boards to provide students the opportunity to engage and connect.
CAN STUDENTS OUTSIDE OF POOLE SIGN-UP?
Yes, students who are not majoring in Poole can sign-up, but they should have a general understanding of business by having read business press like the Wall Street Journal, Bloomsburg, etc. If you have no understanding of business, you may not find the seminars beneficial. Please also keep in mind that we will give priority to Poole students.