Training

Mining Giant Takes Hands with Pragma Academy to Develop AM Professional Development Programme

July 12, 2021

Mining powerhouse Anglo American partnered with the Pragma Academy to deliver their Asset Management Professional Development Programme (AMPDP), is reaping the benefits from this investment with an ROI of between 500 and 600%. In addition to this success, the programme has been registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) for 10 Continuing Professional […]

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Memorable training that results in improved workplace activities

March 29, 2021

The main focus of the Pragma Academy is to create courses and provide training that is memorable to our clients and value adding to their businesses. We work hard to ensure that learning is demonstrated through improved workplace activities and partner with our clients to measure this. Providing learning that is targeted and relevant results […]

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Proactive enterprise asset management | Leveraging human potential to improve asset performance

December 2, 2020

An opinion piece by Kolosa Madikizela, Managing Director Pragma Enterprise asset management Proactive enterprise asset management is more than just infrastructure and equipment. As humans, we drive the cultural values and behaviour needed to implement maintenance strategies and action the activities required for peak asset performance. Yet, the role humans play in proactive enterprise asset […]

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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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Competence in an ever-changing asset environment

December 3, 2019

How many times has it been said that people are our most valuable assets? Typically, we think of assets as items that are of value to an organisation – but without people, the value of physical assets is seldom realised. We need to take a look at the impact of Industry 4.0, the spread of […]

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The Future of HR Summit and Awards

Pragma achieves finalist status in two 2019 Future of HR award categories

June 5, 2019

Pragma will go up against other Best Graduate Development Programme and Employer of Choice – Large Company finalists at the 2019 Future of HR Awards on Thursday, 13 June at the Sandton Convention Centre. Hosted in partnership with Careers24, the event seeks to celebrate industry leaders achieving exceptional standards of people management by showcasing strategies […]

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Look and Listen

July 24, 2018

Written by Stéphan Pieterse, Pragma Chief People Officer When will we stop shaping our opinion of others based on what we see, or at times, on a single story we heard? I once heard a guy say the following words when he stood in front of someone he just met: “When I look at you, I […]

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Enabling contractors through accreditation

May 21, 2017

Why should companies ensure that their contractors are accredited? Ensuring that high risk work is performed in compliance with regulative requirements are of the utmost importance for asset intensive industries.

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