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SDL Trados Studio 2017 for Project Managers – Part 2 Streamlining Projects and Pre-production

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IMPORTANT: SDL Trados Studio 2017 delivers the same workflow as SDL Trados Studio 2015. This training course is designed for those who use, or would like to start using, SDL Trados Studio 2015 and/or SDL Trados Studio 2017.

This course is delivered live and web based, over 3 hours.

Purchase of SDL Trados software is not necessary to take this training. The software features will be presented via the trainer’s machine.

Exams, as well as training manual and materials for each level, are included when you purchase this training session. Note: three hour online sessions on SDL Trados are not recorded.

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SDL Trados Studio 2017 for Project Managers – Part 2 Streamlining Projects and Pre-production
Learning Objectives:

This course is designed to familiarize project managers with the most important functionality of SDL Trados 2017 Studio, and provide them with the knowledge required for handling daily tasks such as:

- streamlining project creation through templates
- modifying project settings (e.g. QA Checker settings)
- optimizing handling of multiple files through merging
- handling update projects and mid-project updates with PerfectMatch
- creating translation resources (translation memories and termbases) based on legacy documents
- creating AutoSuggest dictionaries

Target Audience:

This course is for Project Managers who have already attended Project Manager Part 1 course or who are familiar with the topics covered in Part 1.


Basic understanding of PCs, the Windows operating system and MS Word

SDL Trados Certification:

This course together with the SDL Trados Studio Project Managers Part 1 course provides all the knowledge attendees need to pass their SDL Trados Studio 2017 for Project Managers exam.
The SDL Trados™ Certification program enables individual translators and project managers to validate their knowledge and expertise in the use of SDL Trados products. Achieving SDL Trados Certification demonstrates that you are fully prepared to work with the world’s leading translation technology.

Certification in SDL Trados Studio 2017 product can be achieved by taking the following web based exam:

- SDL Trados Studio 2017 for Project Managers

The exam questions are based on the topics covered in the corresponding SDL Trados Studio 2017 for Project Managers Part 1 and Part 2 courses e.g. attendance on courses, followed by practical experience of the topics covered, will prepare attendees to take the exam.

Each exam consists of 40 questions and lasts 40 minutes. Attendees take their exams by logging into their SDL My Account and selecting the My Certification area, where their exams and corresponding training manuals can be found. Attendees will be advised on completion of their exam whether they have passed or need to retake.

Further Development:

At the end of this course attendees will have covered all of the topics necessary to significantly increase translation speeds and productivity. Attendees should also consider attending the following courses:

- SDL Trados Studio 2017 – Advanced, which will teach you to leverage advanced functionality to get the most out of your product
- SDL MultiTerm™ 2017 course, which will teach you the key functionality of SDL MultiTerm 2017

See upcoming courses here.

Further Information:

For further information on any of our courses, training delivery options and course dates, the SDL Trados Certification programme or course fees please contact us

Topics covered during the course: (click to expand)
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Streamlining project creation through templates
  • What are project templates?
  • Creating a new project based on a template
  • Merging project files
  • Changing the project settings after project creation, e.g.:
  • Due date
  • Minimum fuzzy match value
  • Automatic QA Checker settings
  • Creating a new project template from an existing project
  • Revision exercise: creation of project packages

Effective handling of update projects and mid-project updates
  • Creating project based on a previous project
  • Running the project preparation tasks on the update project (including PerfectMatch)
  • Adding a file to the project after it has been created
  • Changing project due date (due to addition of new file)
  • Reading the analysis results (in particular the PerfectMatch category, i.e. the content from the previous project)
  • What is PerfectMatch?
  • In-context pre-translation, effective re-use of previous project content
  • Never proofread the same segment twice!

Centralizing Project Management through GroupShare - Overview
  • What is GroupShare?
  • How to centralize project management with GroupShare
  • Connecting to a GroupShare Server
  • Publishing a project on a GroupShare
  • Assigning work to translators/reviewers
  • Claiming file ownership
  • Releasing file ownership / checking in a file

Re-using legacy documents to create translation memory content (Alignment)
  • Running an alignment on an existing source and target document
  • Creating a new (empty) TM
  • Performing the alignment on single and multiple file pairs
  • Reviewing the alignment result
  • Correcting misalignments
  • Importing the alignment result into the new TM (quick and advanced import)

Creating termbases
  • Converting terms from an MS Excel document into SDL MultiTerm format
  • Setting up a new termbase with SDL MultiTerm
  • Importing the converted MS Excel glossary into the new termbase

Adapting the application to your personal style of working
  • Defining your own keyboard shortcuts

Software and system requirements (click to expand)
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  • No purchase needed. You do not need to have SDL Trados software installed on your machine, the software features will be presented via the trainer’s machine.

  • SDL TRADOS offers a 30-day trial version. It is strongly recommended that you DO NOT have SDL Trados software running during the online training session, as the program and the virtual platform are two resource-intensive applications that may be taxing processor ability. SDL Trados software features will be presented via the trainer’s machine.

  • If you are interested in purchasing a SDL Trados license, visit TGB to buy at the lowest price in the market.

    For PC-based Users:

    • Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
    • Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
    • Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
    • Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

    For Mac®-based Users:

    • Required: OS X 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks and 10.10 Yosemite
    • Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
    • Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
    • Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

    To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

    • Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
    • Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
    • NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

    For Mac®-based Users

    • Required: Mac OS® X 10.6 or later
    • Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 4.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ 1.6 or higher recommended)
    • Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
    • Required: 2.4 GHz Intel processor (Core 2 Duo), 1 GB of RAM or better

    For iPad®-based Users

    • Required: iPad® 1 or newer; iPhone® 3GS or newer; iPod® Touch (3rd generation) or newer
    • iOS 4.2 or newer
    • WiFi recommended for VoIP
    • Free GoToMeeting App from the App Store

    For Android-based Users

    • Android 2.2 or higher
    • 1Ghz CPU or higher recommended
    • WiFi recommended for VoIP
    • Free GoToMeeting App from the Google Play Store

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  • Registration and payment information (click to expand)
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    Participation fee includes:

    • Access to training session with SDL Trados Certified Trainer.
    • SDL Trados Approved Training Manual & sample files for practice.
    • SDL Trados Certification Exams.

    Steps to take your training and certification:

    1 - Register & Pay

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    There needs to be a minimum of 6 students to conduct this training session. If the minimum of paid students is not reached 72 hours before the session is to take place, you will be notified and asked to book your seat in an upcoming session without extra cost or transaction from your part.

    Participants should not delay in making payments to ensure classes are not canceled due to low enrollment. We suggest then you purchase your spot as soon as possible.

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    After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

    2 - Get your course manual and sample files

    After payment you will be given access to a restricted area of the site to download the courseware and sample files.

    You don't need to have gone through the manual and files before the training, and ideally should not have them open during the session. Your instructors will be sharing their screen and using the sample files. The manual and files are so that you may practice after the training and prepare to pass the certification exam. Some of the sample files will be proprietary SDL Trados files and can only be opened with an installed activated license of SDL Trados.

    3 - Attend the training session

    72 hours before the training session takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email to join the session at the announced time.

    Note: three hour online SDL Trados sessions are not recorded.

    4 - Take your SDL Trados Certification exam

    SDL TRADOS Certification exams are delivered by SDL TRADOS. Certification exams will be available in your SDL My account approximately 10 working days after making a payment. Note that you must be registered and have an account at SDL to receive the certification exams. If you do not have an account with SDL, you can create one here: Make sure you use the same email address associated with your account when creating your SDL account. If you have an account with a different email address, or if after 10 days you have not received the certification exams please contact SDL Product training at indicating which training session you have taken along with the proper email address for your SDL account so that the certification exams can be updated.

    Please follow the below instructions to access training materials and exams in your account:

    Log onto your SDL My Account area on the following link and go to the Certification and Training page, where you will find the Workbook and sample files for you to download. You will also find 3 attempts at your exam which can be taken at any time online, and will not expire.

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