Productivity SA is a Schedule 3A Public Entity and its governing board comprises of representatives from labour, government and business. Productivity SA’s mandate is primarily to enhance the productive capacity of South Africa by meeting the following objectives: promote a culture of productivity in workplaces; develop relevant productivity competencies; facilitate and evaluate productivity improvement and competitiveness in workplaces; maintain a database of productivity and competitiveness systems and publicising these systems; undertake productivity-related research; and support initiatives aimed at preventing job losses.Productivity SA aims to be the champion of productivity in South Africa, executing its mandate and strategy by highlighting the fact that productivity matters and that productivity has influential consequences on the growth of our economy. Our mission is to improve productivity advising, implementing, monitoring and evaluating solutions aimed at improving South Africa’s competitiveness.Our core organisational values are: service excellence through the implementation of relevant solutions; market leadership through creative and innovative solutions; working together as a team to achieve common goals; partnering with stakeholders pursuing solutions to South Africa’s productivity challenge; honesty, integrity and professionalism are the cornerstone of all our business. It is through our effective business technology tools and programmes that we are able to successfully compete on a global scale.

Midrand+27 (0) 11 848 5300
Cape Town+27 (0) 21 910 1591
Durban+27 (0) 31 268 9770
Port Elizabeth+27 (0) 41 452 2926


Year founded: 1969
Founding members: Dr J Visser
Employees: 102
Branches: Midrand, Durban and Cape Town
Memberships: Pan African Productivity Association (PAPA)
Strategic partnerships: Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA), South African National Apex of Co-operatives (SANACO), International Labour Organisation (ILO) South African Security Seta (SASSeta), Youth Group of Companies, Economic Development Departments, National and Local Chambers of Commerce and Industry.


Turnover: Grant Funding of R73 663 000
Financial year-end: March
Bank: Nedbank
Accountants: Nexia SAB&T


Recent major contracts: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Tshwane University of Technology, Intersite, Department of Education, Sheltered Employment Factories, Energy Seta, Delta EMD, Vumo Waste, Soweto LED, Tshwane LED, South African Women Entrepreneurs’ Network (Sawen), Harmony Mine, Mafikeng Municipality, and the Department of Environment, Economic Development and Tourism (Mpumalanga).


Training programmes: Productivity improvement training aimed at all levels of employees in public, private and labour sectors of the economy
Empowerment initiatives: South African Graduate Development Agency (SAGDA)

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