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Welcome to the Center for Business and Workforce Education

The Center for Business & Workforce Education (BWE) at Rochester Community and Technical College provides innovative learning solutions that serve the diverse education and training needs of today's workforce.

Our team of professional staff and instructors work directly with business and industry to provide training solutions customized to meet specific needs. The training is delivered when and where you need it by industry experts who've "been there and done that." Our solutions can help you:

  • Increase productivity and effectiveness
  • Improve your bottom line
  • Increase customer service satisfaction and quality

Click on browse courses to view educational offerings currently available. For more information on BWE and testing opportunities visit:

Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) provides humanities-based educational programs that are stimulating and encourage social and personal growth opportunities for older adults. We strive to accomplish this through a variety of courses including lectures, discussion groups, and other learning opportunities in a handicapped accessible setting.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): The SBDC offers at no cost, confidential consulting to help businesses in SE Minnesota identify, understand and overcome the challenges of starting a business, running a successful business, and developing exit strategies. We provide the professional expertise and guidance that every small business owner needs to flourish in today's competitive and ever-changing business world. We do not lend money to small businesses, however we work with the business owners and financial institutions to prepare documentation that lenders require for business loans.

Youth Programs: In participation with the community, RCTC is actively involved in various youth programs geared to promote education and lifelong learning to our youth. RCTC promotes youth activities by providing facilities for events such as the Young Authors/Young Artists Conference, Knowledge Bowl, GATEway Science Fair, First Lego League and Youth Career Fairs.

RCTC welcomes partnerships with community groups and offers assistance in developing specific courses or programs that serve the diverse needs of the Rochester area community.





Rochester Community and Technical College - Rochester, Minnesota