Business Communications & Technology Essentials Certificate
North Hennepin Community College

Program Details

The online Business Communications & Technology Essentials Certificate program from North Hennepin Community College is designed for students who want to combine business, communication, and technology in their career. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Demonstrate business communication effectiveness in a global & technological business environment
  • Apply improved verbal, nonverbal, listening, writing, team, conflict & negotiation skills in organizational situations
  • Effectively use web-based communication, video conferencing, email, presentation technologies, teleconferencing & telephones
  • Develop, create & deliver a variety of well-prepared presentations in multiple formats, analyzing the audience & environment to choose & create appropriate visuals
  • Understand, apply & communicate the project management process using software tools


  • Official high school transcript or GED certificate (if graduated in the past 5 years)
  • ACCUPLACER placement test (may be waived if the student has completed a college-level English composition or math course, or has recently taken the ACCUPLACER, ACT, MCA, or SAT and has qualifying test scores)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission