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As the outreach arm for Bemidji State University and Northwest technical College, Optivation can help your organization connect with the regional, national and international knowledge that will build solutions.

NTC logoNorthwest Technical College Faculty and Staff
Optivation works directly with Northwest Technical College faculty to extend and customize the technical training demanded by business and industry. 

Bemidji State University Faculty and Staff
Optivation has direct access to more than 200 on-campus faculty in 60 departments. These include renown areas of Environmental, Earth and Space Studies; Business, Industrial Technology, Performing Arts, Mass Communications, Geography, Criminal Justice, Sociology and dozens more.


 

Community and Regional Experts
Optivation offers access to a broad base of regional consultants with expertise on a variety of training topics and industry knowledge. We can connect you to web designers, prototype developers, market analysts, financial experts, manufacturing practitioners, quality improvement specialists, software developers and more.


Government Entities
Optivation has working relationships with a number of government entities that can respond to your organization's needs. Whether its workforce development, environmental issues, policy and procedure questions, industry standards or regulations, we will help you find the right resource.


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) 
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is made up of 32 institutions, including 25 two-year colleges and seven state universities. The MnSCU System is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 53 campuses in 46 Minnesota communities and serve about 240,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 30,000 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 140,000 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year.