Tim Hostettler, Program Director
Department of Construction and Operations Management
Solberg Hall 115B
Graduates of the Concrete Industry Management program will fill the growing demand for technical managers in pre-stressed concrete product manufacturing, ready-mix sales and marketing, and supply chain management for regional concrete producers. The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program has been developed by and is supported by the Regional Patrons Group representing SD, ND, MN, IA, NE, WI, IL, MI, and MO – a region that has high demand for graduates of CIM programs. As you progress through the program, you will be able to earn two American Concrete Industry technical certifications, a Management or Marketing minor, and participate in paid internships with potential future employers.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the B.S. in Concrete Industry Management will:
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and technology to technical problems.
- A knowledge of modern techniques, tools, and concrete construction methods.
- An ability to conduct standard tests and experiments, to analyze and interpret data.
- An understanding of principles of concrete production, efficiency and quality management procedures.
- An ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms and demonstrate effective teamwork skills.
- An understanding of the legal, professional and ethical responsibilities of the profession.
- An ability to apply basic accounting and management principles applicable to the concrete industry.
Course Delivery Format
Course content is delivered on the Brookings campus in classroom, laboratory, and field based settings.