• Class Time: Day, Evening and Online
  • Semester: Fall or Spring Semester
  • Campus: Eden Prairie Campus and Brooklyn Park Campus
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Get down to business - start your career at Hennepin Technical College! Employment in business can be applied to nearly every interest and discipline, from healthcare to insurance to manufacturing and information technology. Since the exchange of goods and services happens in every corner of the globe, you can take your business skills wherever you want.

So what are your goals? Do you want to work as an entry-level manager or as a business-to-business salesperson? Maybe you want to start your own business! Some students enroll to advance skills with their current employer.

Business courses meet in the evenings at both the Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie campuses. Course delivery method is both blended and online via D2L.

Skills Required

Placement Testing for Business

Students enrolling at Hennepin Technical College will complete Accuplacer Placement Testing. The purpose of the assessment test is to provide you and the college with information about your current academic skill levels in reading, writing, mathematics, and computer literacy. This will help you select appropriate courses and support services, help you succeed, plan a course of study with your counselor or academic advisor, and have a successful college experience.

Minimum Technical Skill Expectations:

  • Using the learning management system, D2L
  • Using email with attachments
  • Creating and submitting files in commonly used word processing program formats
  • Copying and pasting
  • Downloading and installing software
  • Using spreadsheet programs
  • Using presentation and graphics programs

Make sure to check each individual course for potential course prerequisites before registering.

Job Outlook

There are many career paths in the Business program. According to iseek.org, growth is expected throughout the business community, especially in management and marketing positions.

Possible job titles include: Front-Line Supervisor, Assistant Manager, E-Business Associate, Customer Service Manager, Advertising Assistant, Marketing Assistant, Retail Manager, Guest Services Manager, Sales Associate, Account Manager, Professional Salesperson and Sales Manager.

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