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Technical Diploma

Business Generalist

Business Generalist Overview

Ready to update your business skills and advance your career? The Business Generalist technical diploma is an excellent way to gain a foundation in supervision, marketing and human resources for any business setting. This one year diploma can be taken face to face or online allowing you to continue working while you prepare for your future.

The program courses will cover:

  • Management principles
  • Business analytics
  • Entrepreneurial traits
  • Inventory monitoring
  • Event organization and planning
  • Information processing
  • Customer relations
  • Records maintenance
  • Business communication
  • Marketing principles

Part of a career pathway, the Business Generalist technical diploma credits apply toward the Business Management associate degree if you choose to continue your education. Call us at 715-833-6300 to learn more.

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Just the Facts

Business Generalist
22 Credit Technical Diploma

Program Length
One Year

Delivery Method
Face-to-Face, Online

Program Location
Eau Claire, River Falls, Online

Start Months
August in Eau Claire, River Falls
January in Eau Claire

 

Financial Aid Eligible

 

Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost 

Learn more about the cost of attendance.

Term 1

$

2,095

Term 2

$

1,448

Books

$

549

 What are estimated program costs? Estimated Total: $4,092

Program Courses Admission Information I'm Ready to Apply

Career Opportunities

Customer Service Representative

Medical Staffing Assignment Coordinator

Member Account Representative

Office Manager

Operations Manager

Production Supervisor

Graduate Employers

All-Ways Transit, Inc.

Dairy State Bank

Mayo Clinic Health System

Red Wing Shoes

Royal Credit Union

Twin Cities Orthopedics

Program Outcomes

CVTC graduates are ready for the workforce. Each year, we send our graduates the Graduate Follow-Up Survey asking several questions related to employment. Here are the program outcomes and job data.

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$47K
Yearly Salary

Our recent Business Generalist graduates reported an average starting salary of $47,436.

 

76%
Employed

76% of our recent Business Generalist graduates got a job in the industry.

 

169
Regional Jobs

There are 169 job openings in the CVTC district for the Business Generalist industry.

Transfer

Credits to Other Institutions

Should you choose to continue your education after you leave CVTC, we have agreements in place with several institutions to ensure an easy transfer.

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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you will take in this program. Courses and the recommended sequence change from year to year; once you are enrolled in a program at CVTC you will be given a recommended course sequence that outlines what courses you should take and the order in which to take them.

You may search for available courses. If you are ever unsure of what courses to take, talk to your academic advisor. If you are looking for course information for previous years, check out our past catalogs.

Here are a few of the courses you can take in the Business Generalist program.

Sample Courses

Principles of Management
Students learn about the four managerial functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling in contemporary organizations. Students gain insight into personal behaviors and how to turn managerial theories into personal managerial practices.

Leadership for Business Excellence
Develop strong self-awareness through personal change and enhancement in this course. Strong professional skills are the foundation for success, leading you to strengthen the core communication and interpersonal skills necessary to achieve excellence in business.

Innovative Business Mindset
In this course, students will define the traits and mindset of entrepreneurs. Students will use tools to determine their personal entrepreneurial traits. Students will examine a variety of entrepreneurial companies (small, social, and global). Students will understand the difference between entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs.

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Earn Credentials Along the Way

Career Pathways  What is a career pathway?

Career Pathways are a clear, manageable way to access education that provides employer-recognized, stackable credentials tied to specific jobs, education, and career progression. Career Pathways are beneficial to high school students and teachers, parents, adult students, and employers.

Pathway Certificate

Business Associate

Technical Diploma

Business Generalist

Associate Degree

Business Management

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Related Programs & Certificates

Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.

Degrees & Diplomas

Accounting, Associate Degree

Administrative Professional, Associate Degree

Business Management, Associate Degree

Entrepreneurship, Technical Diploma

Human Resources, Associate Degree

Marketing, Associate Degree

Certificates

Business Associate

Continue Your Learning

CVTC can help you achieve your learning goals whether you are looking to advance your career or enrich your personal life.

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  Unsure of which program you'd like to go into? Learn more about our Career Assessment to help narrow down your options.

Additional Admissions Resources

Admission Requirements

Each program requires specific requirements a student must meet to be considered for admissions to this program.

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Advising Tips

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