The International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM), in cooperation with Kansas State University’s Department of Grain Science and Industry and Buhler, offers a lineup of weeklong short courses designed for those who wish to advance their skills or careers in the milling industry.
The IAOM-KSU/Buhler Resident Milling Courses provide hands-on instruction by the same outstanding K-State faculty who teach degree-seeking students.
Founded in 1905, the Grain Science and Industry department is the only program of its kind in the United States, and is distinguished worldwide.
KSU is the primary training ground of managers and technology specialists who lead businesses and organizations to feed the world.
- The courses provide participants with the background to effectively integrate their job function into the goals of their organization.
- The courses enhance participants’ understanding of the milling process, empowering them to make better decisions relative to grain and flour.
- The courses provide the tools, language and understanding to communicate your company’s needs effectively when dealing with suppliers or customers.
- The training empowers employees to be better problem solvers by giving them the tools to better define improvement opportunities, evaluate potential solutions and make recommendations based on an understanding of milling principles and sound evaluation methods balancing technical and economic considerations.