Reniel Engelbrecht Pr.Eng, PMP

Reniel is Projects Director at ProjectWay Consulting and Contracting. His is involved the management of a portfolio of projects for various clients, either directly or with a team of project managers and engineers. Clients have included Daimler AG, Rift Valley Holdings, Glencore, Mintails, Harmony Gold, MTN, Anglo American, ABSA (via Richmark) and Eskom.

Completed projects include motor manufacturing Infrastructure, mine development, water management, conveyor systems, mine ventilation, rehabilitation, retail banking infrastructure refurbishment, game farm tourism development, rural electrification, process plants and support infrastructure, as well as the development of customized project management methodologies.
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Taryn Bond-Barnard

Dr Taryn Bond-Barnard is an experienced project manager and industrial engineer who is currently pursuing her academic interests.

Qualifications and Affiliations

BEng Industrial Engineering (cum laude), MEng Project Management (cum laude) and a PhD in Project Management, all from the University of Pretoria.

Taryn is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP®) PRINCE2® Practitioner and is registered as a professional engineer with ECSA.

In 2017 she was selected for the prestigious Tuks Young Research Leader Programme. In 2018 she was awarded the International Project Management Association (IPMA) Global Young Researcher Award.
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Corro van Waveren is a Senior Lecturer in the Graduate School of Technology Management at the University of Pretoria. He holds the degrees B.Eng. (Mechanical), M.Eng. (Mechanical) and M.Eng. (Engineering Management), all from the University of Pretoria.

He has been involved in project management training (short courses and certificate courses in project management) since 2004.

He started his career as a full time engineer at the company, the Laboratory for Advanced Engineering (Pty) Ltd where he was involved with projects mainly in the automotive and defence industries.

He later joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pretoria and during the same time he was a consultant, project manager, assistant manager and project portfolio manager of the Structural Mechanics and Dynamics Group of the Laboratory for Advanced Engineering (Pty) Ltd leading multiple projects with a common resource base.
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Dr. Jean Cooper

Jean is driven by the desire to make sense of what it means to be human. His PhD dissertation explored, in depth, the unconscious forces involved in being a member of a team or small group. Jean has been providing leadership consultation to CEO’s and executive teams since 2014, and he founded The Institute for Leadership and Transformation (TILT), a company that promotes research, education and application of systems psychodynamic and complexity work in order to transform our roles, institutions and society. He has directed TILT’s annual experiential group relations conference in the Tavistock tradition at GIBS in 2016 and 2017: the conference functions as a temporary institution that studies its own underlying dynamics as these occur in the here-and-now. Earlier in his career he has worked in the corporate environment as an HR practitioner in the banking sector, a management consultant to national and local government (mostly in the civil engineering / water and sanitation sector) and a team building facilitator to various private and government institutions.
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Delegates who successfully complete the PPM and comply with the related assessment criteria are awarded certificates of completion by the University of Pretoria.

The PPM is recognized by the following:

PMI (Project Management Institute) – USA

ECSA (Engineering Council of SA)

SACPCMP (South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions)

SACNASP (South African Council for Natural Scientific Professionals)

PMSA (Project Management South Africa)


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Professor Herman Steyn
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