Tumelo Diale (GLGC7973/GLGC7983: Virtual Mining Simulation and Optimisation)

Mr. Tumelo Kamogelo Diale holds BSc and BSc (honours) degrees from Rhodes University, an MSc (Mineral Resource Management – Cum Laude) from the University of the Free State, an Applied Financial Management certificate (Cum Laude) and a Master of Management in Finance and Investments Degree (Cum Laude) from Wits Business School.  He is currently embarking on his Doctoral studies in Finance through Wits Business School and is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) candidate. His ten years' experience in the mining industry saw him involved in multiple projects which included business/process optimisation; financial modelling and valuation; mergers and acquisitions; resources and reserves reporting (and oversight); geological modelling; mine planning; and project management. 

Philip Viljoen (GLGE7983/GLGE7973: Modern Mining Supply Chain Principles)
Philip Viljoen holds a Hons. B.Eng (Civil) degree, obtained at the University of Stellenbosch in 1979, and an MBL degree, obtained at the University of South Africa in 1988. He attended the Management of Technology programme at the University of Cape Town in 1991, and in 1993, completed the International Teacher’s Programme at INSEAD, France, and became a Jonah’s Jonah through the Avraham Goldratt Institute. He has extensive experience both in industry and academia and currently teaches Strategic Project Management as contract faculty member at the University of Pretoria, where he previously taught Operations and Production Management, Project Portfolio Management, and Project Management at postgraduate level. He is a director of Realization Africa, which is responsible for the implementation of single- and multi-project Critical Chain project management solutions. He is a study leader for Master's students at the University of Pretoria and the GIBS Business School. He contributed to the Critical Chain sections of a textbook on Project Management as well as three Goldratt Schools books, "TOC for Production Management", "Project Management the TOC way", and "People Management the TOC way".

Albert Visser (GLGC7913/GLGC7923: MRM Implementation Practices)
Albert Visser holds a BEng (Mechanical) degree from the University of Pretoria and a Mechanical Engineer's Certificate of Competency issued by the South African government. He completed the Management Development programme at the University of South Africa in 1987 and is certified by the Goldratt Institute in Jonah Strategic Management. He is a certified Critical Chain Project Management Trainer, a Prince 2 Practitioner and a TOC expert. Albert is currently the director of Goldratt Group South Africa.

Krige Visser (GLGE7953/GLGE7963: MRM Risk Practices)
Krige Visser (PhD) is a Professor in the Graduate School of Technology Management at the University of Pretoria. He accepted his current position in May 1994 and is responsible for teaching courses in maintenance management and risk management at master's level. He also teaches these courses in continuing education programs. He has supervised 3 PhD research studies as well as about 120 master’s research studies. He has published 27 papers in academic journals and presented more than 40 papers at international conferences. He is registered as a professional engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) and was a council member of the Southern African Asset Management Association (SAAMA) from 2010 to 2016. He was a member of the ISO committee that developed the new standard on Asset Management, ISO 55000. His research interests are maintenance management, reliability management, and physical asset management.



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