B.S. Concrete Industry Management

The CIM program at NJIT is one of only four such programs in the nation developed in partnership with the concrete industry. The curriculum emphasizes problem-solving, quality assurance and customer satisfaction, while providing students with a broad technological and business education.

Summary

The objective of the Concrete Industry Management program is to produce graduates grounded in the basics of concrete’s production techniques and its use in a multitude of construction applications. In addition, graduates acquire a minor in business administration.

Graduates will qualify for mid-level supervisory and management positions in a variety of concrete-related companies. The pay is comparable to other high-tech industries. Examples of career opportunities include:

  • Production Management in ready-mixed concrete plants, concrete pipe plants, concrete block plants, precast/pre-stressed concrete plants, quarry operations.
  • Sales and Marketing in concrete and concrete products, cement and admixtures, and equipment.
  • Product Distribution as an inventory control manager or a cement terminal manager.

 

  • An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their disciplines to broadly defined engineering technology activities.
  • An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies.
  • An ability to design systems, components or processes for broadly defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives.
  • An ability to identify, analyze and solve broadly defined engineering technology problems.
  • An ability to communicate effectively regarding broadly defined engineering technology activities.
  • An ability to apply written, oral and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  • A commitment to quality, timeliness and continuous improvement.
  • Producing and utilizing design, construction and operations documents.
  • Selecting appropriate construction materials and practices.
  • Applying basic technical concepts to the solution of construction problems involving construction scheduling and management and construction safety.

Core Faculty

Jonathan Smitherson

Mahgoub, Mohamed A.

Associate Professor

Mahgoub, Mohamed A.
Associate Professor, Engineering Technology
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