Pragma Academy

Black, Female-Owned Enterprise Flourish with Pragma’s Backing

October 13, 2020

With Pragma’s backing, Mettle Petroleum – a black, female-owned service provider, has grown from a small business employing only four in 2017 to a company delivering projects over R2.5milion with 17 employees to date. “Pragma has always taken people and organisational development seriously. In recent years, our passion for developing people influenced our approach to […]

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Pragma | 30 Years in the making

July 15, 2020

2020 might forever be known as the year in which Covid 19 struck, but life goes on despite this and many other challenges that businesses face. It is with this mindset, that we take a look back at an engineering firm that was born on the first of June 1990. “Politically South Africa was in […]

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Unlock Your Future with Online Learning

May 8, 2020

We find ourselves in scary, but fascinating times. If anything, Covid-19 has forced us to rethink life and how we approach it. Fortunately, technology has made it much easier for us to be proactive and take action towards a better future. Do you want to come out of this pandemic stronger? Now is your opportunity […]

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Adriaan Scheeres and the CMS Team

Pragma acquires physical asset management consultancy in the Netherlands

October 14, 2019

Pragma, one of SA’s leading physical asset management engineering firms, acquired Netherlands-based consultancy, CMS Asset Management, on 1 October 2019. CMS specialises in engineering advisory services related to maintenance and asset management. Pragma CEO and founder Adriaan Scheeres says the acquisition is well aligned to the international expansion strategy developed during 2018. “We believe we […]

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Tailoring learning to the individual – part two

July 30, 2018

In an attempt to better understand the blended learning approach, we met with the Pragma Academy Learning and Development team to provide answers to some frequently asked questions. Is there still a benefit to keeping classroom courses? There might be a need for some courses to remain as classroom courses due to the nature of […]

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Tailoring learning to the individual – part one

June 22, 2018

“Increasingly, organisations are recognising the importance of tailoring learning to the individual rather than applying a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach.” (Thorne, 2003) This is a comment we have all read or heard in some format and, appreciative of our individuality, it makes perfect sense! However, it doesn’t help to explain what has become an increasingly complex and […]

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