Unternehmensberatung & Consulting International

Global Consulting
and Training.

Due to its size and resources the Arab region holds great potential for internationally operating companies. The liberal trade policies and well-trained professionals also speak in favour of this economic region. The strong orientation towards Europe and booming markets offer a lot of opportunities.

Are you producing in the Arab region or maintain important supply chains here? Is your company active in the MENA region countries and serves other foreign markets? In that case international standards in operational organisation and process optimisation are of vital importance to your company. Of course, as an internationally operating company you have to take country-specific circumstances into account, but you should also pay close attention to consistent communication, terminology and methodical procedures within your company - worldwide. Only then you will be able to align and coordinate global value creation processes to achieve your company´s goals and stay competitive in the long term.

Certified REFA-Consultants – in our own locally based consultancy firms or selected cooperations – support you in the process with purposeful organisational, time management and production consultancy as well as Lean Management, both nationally and internationally.

REFA-Methods in combination with LEAN: proven international standards

The Arab region holds exciting potential for industrialisation which however has not yet been tapped into to the necessary extend in all MENA region countries. When it comes to digitisation and networking of manufacturing processes (Industry 4.0) the United Arab Emirates are way ahead of other neighbouring countries and want to set standards in the Arab region. However, before companies can upgrade technically, they have to make structures, procedures and processes in the company transparent, design them according to requirements and optimise them regarding effectiveness and efficiency. Only then can the technological turbo boost performance.

The basis for this is created with the internationally proven REFA-Methods for process analysis and optimisation in terms of lean management. The implemented standards enable you as a company to create valuable synergies in work design and operational organisation in the Arab region. Large industrial companies such as Siemens, Linde or Schaeffler already rely on the tried-and-tested REFA-Knowledge. Many automotive suppliers - such as Schaeffler and the Dräxlmaier Group - also make effective use of the proven consultancy and training services REFA International AG offers.

Demand-driven consultancy and vocational training for the Arab region

REFA International AG offers companies based in or doing business in the Arab  region real added value with its global consultancy services. The use of Best-Practice-Methods for productivity enhancement and process optimisation is no longer limited to the domestic location but takes effect across borders. Our consultants have many years of in-depth knowledge of the Arab economic markets and also have the necessary expertise on cultural particularities that is essential for successful operations in the MENA region countries. We advise and support you in the Arab region with our local and international experts.

A wide range of consultancy services

Regardless of whether you are active in industry or the service sector, our experienced consultants will collaborate with you to implement lean and innovative process solutions both in production and the administrative areas of your company. From factory planning to the optimisation of individual process steps in the operational business we support you with the whole repertoire of REFA-Methods. Our focus is on the following topics:

  • Lean Management
  • Time studies/Activity sampling
  • Process analysis/Process optimisation
  • Factory planning
  • Logistics and warehouse optimisation
  • Time management according to REFA
  • Cost and performance accounting
  • Shopfloor management
  • Quality management

Effective further vocational training – in-house or online

If optimisation processes are meant to be accelerated, standards for terminology and procedures help enormously, as they ensure that everyone involved in the value stream of a company speaks a “uniform” language worldwide and work with the same tools and methods towards the company’s goals.

The purposeful training of your employees across national borders supports this project. REFA International offers you a tried-and-tested program of further vocational training courses when it comes to effective methods for time management, processes and lean management – at home and many other countries around the world. With our company-specific in-house seminars or online trainings you upgrade teams across borders to a common level of knowledge, build up professional competences globally and expand knowledge in company-specific topics.

Our many years of consultancy experience within the Arab region provide us with a comprehensive market knowledge as well from the consultant’s and entrepreneurs’ point of view. See for yourself!

Your contact

Bettina DirksBettina Dirks
Coordination Consulting
phone +49(0)89 42 01 74 71
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