NHCC | North Hennepin Community College

Continuing Education

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Featured Programs

Below are some popular programs that we developed based on current industry demands. But we can also tailor these programs or design completely new ones based on your company needs. Classes can take place at North Hennepin or at your workplace. Your employees will gain practical skills and knowledge, which they can immediately apply to their job and benefit your organization.

Business Communication Essentials Series
Looking for a quick boost to your professional skillset? NHCC’s new Business Communication Essentials series will help you meet your goals - fast! Get convenient, on-target training and learn practical skills you can use right away. Each series consists of two classes - one class will get you thinking strategically, while the other will help you master a related technical skill for well rounded training. 

Whether you are a prospective or existing entrepreneur, the Entrepreneurship certificate program will provide the educational foundation needed for business success. These sessions will meet weekly over the course of 12 weeks of classroom training and 10-hours of one-on-one coaching. The sessions will include entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, and more. Learn to maximize and sow seeds of sustainability.

Human Resources (SHRM®)
Learn the skills you need to face today’s HR challenges. Our Human Resource Certificate program is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management and provides you with the knowledge you need to earn or maintain your professional certification.

Information Technology
Enhance your computer skills or open doors to a new job with our hands-on courses and certificate programs. From basic to advanced, you will learn skills demanded by today's organizations. Choose from certificates and courses in accounting, Microsoft Office applications, and Web design and development.

Leadership (L.E.A.D. Academy)
Build the leadership skills you need to be more effective in your current role or prepare yourself for career advancement.  Whether you’re new to management or looking to take the next step up, one of our certificates or courses can increase your leadership acumen.

Project Management (PMI®) 
Project management is among the fastest growing career fields today.  Check out the Twin Cities’ most affordable pathway to certification by the prestigious Project Management Institute, a registered educational provider.

Social Media
Businesses today are leveraging the power of social media to increase visibility, reach and engage new and existing audiences, and collect and analyze invaluable data. According to a recent industry survey, 74% of businesses saw an increase in website traffic after investing time in social media, and 65% use social media to gain market intelligence. Learn how to create and execute a strategic social media campaign and how it fits into an organization's overall strategy, which social media tools your target audience is using and how to utilize those tools to build stronger relationships, ways social media can increase productivity and how to manage a social media presence, and setup and optimization of analytics and how to measure return on investment of social media.



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