Starting a small translation agency: production

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Business of Translation and Interpreting
Working with translation teams
Translation project management
Services and specialization

Course summary
Start time:May 24 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Duration: 60 minutes.

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Each online session from the bundle can be purchased individually, but if you wish to participate in four sessions from the series you can purchase them at the special early bird price here: 140 USD 92 USD.

Training from the series:

May 17 Starting a small translation agency: marketing & business

May 24 Starting a small translation agency: production

May 31 Starting a small translation agency: translators management

June 7 Quality Assurance (translation and translators)


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* access to the online session with a Q&A portion,
* unlimited access to video recording and handouts (even if you do not attend the online session),
* a certificate of attendance available for download from your ProZ.com profile.

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Language:English
Summary:Learn more about the processes and structures of your translation agency and how to implement them. Manage your translation processes so that schedule, quality and costs will be achieved. Improve your management skills and learn to create and maintain collaborative teams and roles within your agency. Deliver quality through participation, shared knowledge and innovation.
Description
In this webinar, improve your knowledge of workflows and processes within your translation agency and learn how to manage people, find and manage translators, save time and implement your PM team through tools, knowledge and leadership.

In this webinar, you will learn:

• what are the best processes and structures you can use to implement the structure of your translation agency
• how to hire, organise and manage teams of different departments
• how to deal with vendors and where to find them
• how to solve translation issues such as delays, lack of resources, PM workflows issues, etc.
• how to manage the core of your translation business: translation production


Target audience
• Experienced freelancers
• CEOs, directors and translation agency managers
Learning objectives
In this webinar, you will learn:
• what are the best processes and structures you can use to implement the structure of your translation agency
• how to hire, organise and manage teams of different departments
• how to deal with vendors and where to find them
• how to solve translation issues such as delays, lack of resources, PM workflows issues, etc.
• how to manage the core of your translation business: translation production
Prerequisites
• Previous agency experience is recommended
• Translation/interpreting experience
Program
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Content:
• an overview of the best practices in processes and team building
• team management
• the translation process and its agents:
- PMs
- PM teams
- freelancers
- & more.
• how to manage and structure the translation process of your agency
• risks and issues: plan ahead, solve and deliver on time
• vendors management
• implementation tools and tips
Virtual platform system requirements (click to expand)
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows 7 – Windows 10
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)


For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Join from Android

• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free GoToWebinar App from the Google Play Store



Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
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Trainer
 Sara Colombo    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Sara is a qualified En-Fr-Sp>Italian translator with 6 years of experience within the marketing, business and CE/medical devices fields backed by relevant working experience in the marketing industry.

She is also the author of the book ‘Balance Your Words. Stepping in the translation Industry’ and a blogger at www.saracolombotranslations.com
A marketer by heart, Sara loves to use social media to connect with peers but also to find new markets and niches. To get in touch with her connect through Twitter (@sc_translations), LinkedIn (Sara Colombo), Facebook (Sara Colombo Translations) or visit her blog!
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