Business Training

Business Training

MN Hmong Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking business trainers to offer better business practices for the Southeast Asian business owners and operators in Minnesota.

Attention passionate business trainers seeking to make a lasting impact! The MN Hmong Chamber of Commerce (MHCC) is excited to announce a transformative opportunity fueled by a grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). We are dedicated to empowering ethnically Southeast Asian business owners and operators through better business practices. Are you ready to be a catalyst for positive change?


Our mission is to grow and sustain businesses through engagement, collaboration, and advocacy.


We envision being the leading entity for a thriving Hmong business community.


We promote our member businesses. We provide networking and partnership opportunities. We advocate for our members and for our business region. We seek to build programs and events to grow business and community.

Join us in this impactful journey as we seek dynamic business trainers to facilitate short-term courses, conduct workshops, provide coaching or mentoring, and offer professional development sessions for Southeast Asian business owners and operators in Minnesota. Your expertise can be the cornerstone of their success story.

Seize the opportunity to shape the entrepreneurial landscape and be a vital part of our work within the grant. The training sessions are scheduled to take place between January 1 and June 30, 2024, marking a pivotal period for transformation.

Interested business trainers, we invite you to embark on this enriching venture with us. Don’t miss your chance to contribute to a brighter future. Complete your application by Sunday, Oct 22, 2023, by 11:59 pm, and let’s collaborate to make a lasting difference. MHCC is estimating that business trainers selected will be informed by November 15, 2023.

“Preferred qualifications for business trainers include specialized expertise and experience in effectively engaging and supporting Southeast Asian communities.”

Considerations for business trainers when applying:

– For this grant, a business trainer must partner with MHCC to collect participants’ information required by DEED for the grant. Examples: (Proof of residency, SSN, Individual Goal Plan, attendance, etc.) 

– A business trainer is required to work with MHCC to curate trainings that meet the needs of Southeast Asian businesses and operators in MN.

– What makes your business training different from other existing and past trainings? 

– What impact do you want to make in our business community?

For questions, please contact: Yao Yaj, Executive Director, at All questions and responses will be posted on MHCC’s webpage during the open application period.