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Heartland Community College

Technical Management Skills

16 credit hours

Catalog Year 2024-2025

The Technical Management skills certificate is intended for students who completed or are pursuing a technical program. It prepares you for an entry-level supervisor or management position in a technical field. You will learn supervisory, customer relations, business, and computer literacy skills to enhance application of your technical specialty. With these skills, you can work in a variety of supervisory, management, training, or sales positions in Industrial Technology-related industries. Should you decide to pursue further education in this area, you can apply all of these courses toward the Industrial Technology Certificate, the Industrial Technology AAS degree or toward various programs in Business Technology.  

Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BTEC 115 Business Communications 3
BTEC 150 Customer Relations 1
BTEC 170 Supervision 3

CTEC 101 

Introduction to Computers 

3
Business Skills Elective Any ACCT, ATEC, BTEC, BUSN, CTEC or ECON 3
Technical Elective(s)

Choose at least 3 credit hours from:

Any BULD, BTEC, CAD, CNST, ELAP, ELTC, MAIN, MFTG, MTT, NETW, REEC, TECH or WELD course(s)

or CSCI 110

or DMED 120, DMED 260

or EVES 101, EVES 110, EVES 115, EVES 125

3
Total Credit Hours 16

Suggested Sequence:

  • Fall: BTEC 115, BTEC 150, BTEC 170
  • Spring: CTEC 101, Business Skills Elective, Technical Skills Elective