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Open day at Cáritas’ living units for senior citizens

  Last Friday, June 16th, Alfa Consulting attended the open day that Cáritas Barcelona had organized to show their living units for senior citizens and to explain what their program consists of.  As a collaborating company, Alfa was invited to attend the presentation and visited the living unit in Ronda Universidad. Cáritas’ living units are nine […]

Why the right tools and processes are important!

Contractors are the key and major work force in all projects in the Oil & Gas sector. The challenges in this sector are tremendous (fluctuation of energy prices, environmental specifications, political pressure) and in order to continue growth and transformation companies need to ensure their ability for renewal. It is therefore appropriate to rethink the […]

Alfa at the XXII ESADE Alumni Annual Conference

XXII Alumni Annual Conference Yesterday, May 25th, Alfa Consulting took part in ESADE Business School Alumni Annual Conference, as one of the collaborating companies. The Annual Conference, which was held in Barcelona at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, had innovation as the main topic with two keynote speakers who shared their academic and business […]

White Paper: Perspectives on Contractor Management

Contracting third party companies for operational fulfillment is an increasing practice and despite the advantages this management practice offers, Contractor Management still remains a major headache for many companies. Why should I care about Contractor Management? A significant part of the budget of any company is in the hands of third parties and increasing with the […]

Increasing your sales with after-sales services

From a purely sales point of view, after-sales service has its own characteristics, which, developed in the correct way, allow us to distinguish very clearly between companies that are excellent at it and those that are not. To start off, we need to know the market and our own portfolio. This shows us how we […]

Why does Contractor Performance Management matter?

Contractor Performance Management is a significant lever to add value to your company’s operations. Today, a significant portion of operating expenses is paid to externals such as suppliers and/or service providers (for simplicity called “contractors” in this post). Therefore, steering Contractor Performance by proactively managing the collaboration has a significant potential for improving service quality […]

Improving After Sales efficiency

Technical services are normally labor-intensive. The key to increasing efficiency is to optimize the quality of the service and the cost structure. It is therefore essential to achieve an optimum orientation of middle management in how they supervise these teams, which are usually off-site. There is often a great deal of improvement to be made […]

Alfa Consulting a “Company with Heart” at the UB

  This week Alfa Consulting attended a roundtable on Best Practices in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) organized by the NGO Caritas Diocesana of Barcelona. The conference took place at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona and, as in previous events, several “Companies with Hearts” participated as well as volunteers from […]

Alfa at the ESADE Spring Recruitment Fair

Last week Alfa participated in the Spring Recruitment Fair organized by ESADE, an event aimed at BBA, Double degree in Business Administration and Law, MSc Programmes in Management and CEMS students. ESADE students were able to attend the various activities organized during this day and meet recruitment teams of companies from different sectors. For companies like ours, […]