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Networking opportunities and knowledge sharing.

Corporate & Custom

Custom training developed to fit your business needs.


Assistance in the development of digital media - video, data, graphics,or text.

Strategic Organizational

Strategic planning and project management to teambuilding, and leadership skills.

If you have an issue you are trying to resolve, give us a call, we'll help you find the resource.

The Center for Research and Innovation (CRI) Custom College is an off-campus facility operated by Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College designed to increase collaboration between the University, Technical College, business, industry and other sectors of the region. The Center was formed to focus efforts on consulting, training, education and entrepreneurial needs of the region


"Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius." ~Pietro Aretino
Develop your genius this winter with your choice of more than 500 classes, workshops, or conferences. Be sure to take advantage of our online courses during this busy winter season and advance your skills without having to brave the elements!

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Center for Research and Innovation...creating opportunities through workforce, professional, and organizational development.

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