Continuing Education and Customized Training

Why MCTC

"Technology and the economic downturn have made the employment environment much more competitive. Companies are demanding employees with problem solving skills, business writing skills, an understanding of verbal and nonverbal communications and self-starters who are ready to engage every day."

–Jeannette Grace, MCTC Continuing Education Business and Communications Instructor

Business Certificates

Our courses and certificates will help you differentiate your skills in a global market and gain competitive advantage! Through hard work and dedication to your professional development, you will achieve successful results, win core business, build customer loyalty and add value to the workforce.

For more information contact Jan Morrissey at 612-659-6502 or Jan.Morrissey@minneapolis.edu.

Flexible Options

We offer a variety of classes during the day, in the evenings and even on weekends. You can register for our classes individually for $129 each or register for a series of courses to earn a certificate and save! Call 612-659-6500 to register today.

Business Professional Certificate

Complete five of the following courses:

    • Winning at Writing for Business (counts as two)**
    • Effective Business Communication
    • The Art of Customer Service
    • Interpersonal Communication Styles***
    • Taking Charge of Your Success*
    • Time Management Made Easy*
    • Strategic Thinking for Today's Workforce
    • Setting the Course for Supervisory Success
    • Conflict without Catastrophe
    • Engaging Your Team
Special Certificate Price: $575***

Call 612-659-6500 to register!

* Evening

** Counts as two courses and is $259 as an individual course

*** Interpersonal Communication requires the additional purchase of a $20 textbook. Textbook costs not included in the certificate price for this class.

Detailed course descriptions are available in the online course schedule.


Business Communication Certificate

Complete three of the following courses:

    • Growing Your Grammar Confidence
    • Winning at Writing for Business (counts as two)*, **
    • Interpersonal Communication Styles*
    • Effective Business Communication
    • Death by Powerpoint

Special Certificate Price: $345
Call 612-659-6500 to register!

* Evening

** Counts as two courses and is $259 as an individual course

Detailed course descriptions are available in the online course schedule


Supervision Fundamentals Certificate

Complete three of the following courses:

    • Setting the Course for Supervisory Success
    • Conflict without Catastrophe
    • Engaging Your Team

Special Certificate Price: $345
Call 612-659-6500 to register!

Detailed course descriptions are available in the online course schedule.

MCTC–Thermo King Partnership

hermo King President Ray Pittard, left, and MCTC president Phil Davis.

MCTC was awarded $300,000 by the Department of Employment and Economic Development Minnesota Job Skills Partnership to develop and implement lean process improvement training. The training will be delivered to more than 550 engineering, design and management staff at Minnesota-based Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand.

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