Translation Project Management – 1st part: Analysis of a translation project

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Topic: Translation project management

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January 18 Translation Project Management – 1st part: Analysis of a translation project

February 8 Translation Project Management – 2nd part: Volumes and other counts

March 1 Translation Project Management – 3rd part: Rates and price grids

March 22 Translation Project Management – 4th part: Quotations



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Language:English
Duration:120 minutes
Summary:Basic analysis of a new translation project to optimize the entire work process and prepare a correct budget and plan.
Description
The success of a translation project is directly linked to an efficient analysis. This webinar examines the topics to include in this analysis. It will enable all project participants (translators, revisers, project managers, etc.) to tackle new projects with confidence and to identify the aspects they need to consider when preparing budgets and schedules.

Training plan:

  • Introduction
  • Life cycle of a translation project
  • Identification and basic analysis of a new translation project
    a) Project type
    b) Project components
    c) Units per component
    d) Production steps
    e) Resources needed for the project
  • Conclusion of this first part



  • Target audience
    • Translation project managers
    • Translators (freelancers or employees)
    • Any other translation project participant
    Learning objectives
    Webinar objectives:
    • Learn the life cycle of a translation project
    • Identify translation project types and understand their specificities
    • Master the various aspects linked to translation projects, such as production steps, resources, components, etc.
    • Understand how important a good project analysis is and the points it should help clarify
    • Know which basic items to include in a quotation
    • Grasp the key elements to consider when preparing a schedule
    Prerequisites
    • Translation studies
    Or
    • Experience in the translation market
    Program
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    1. Introduction
    2. Life cycle of a translation project
    3. Identification and basic analysis of a new translation project
    a) Project type
    b) Project components
    c) Units per component
    d) Production steps
    e) Resources needed for the project
    4. Conclusion of this first part
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    • Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
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    • 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)

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    Trainer
    Nancy Matis    View feedback | View all courses
    Bio: Nancy Matis is the author of the book How to manage your translation projects, originally published in French and translated afterwards into English.

    Nancy has been involved in the translation business for around 20 years, working as a translator, reviser, technical specialist, project manager and teacher, among other roles. She currently manages her own translation company based in Belgium and teaches Translation Project Management at three universities. She also ran seminars at numerous universities across Europe and was involved in some European projects, designing and evaluating training materials for future translators and project managers.

    You can find more information on her website: http://www.translation-project-management.com/


    Après des études de traduction et en sciences économiques et sociales, Nancy Matis a travaillé pendant plusieurs années dans une société de traduction d’envergure internationale (traduction, révision, tâches techniques et gestion de projets). En 2002, elle a fondé sa propre société de traduction et a commencé à enseigner au sein de différents programmes de masters en traduction. En parallèle à la gestion de sa société, elle dispense actuellement des cours consacrés à la localisation de contenus électroniques et à la gestion de projets de traduction. Nancy Matis a également participé à divers projets européens en concevant et en évaluant du matériel d’apprentissage pour de futurs traducteurs et chefs de projets de traduction.

    En 2010, elle a publié le livre « Comment gérer vos projets de traduction », traduit quelques années plus tard en anglais sous le titre « How to manage your translation projects ».
    Vous pouvez trouver de plus amples informations sur son site web : http://www.translation-project-management.com/

    La liste des articles qu’elle a publiés sur d’autres sites web est également disponible depuis cette page : www.translation-project-management.com/blog/elsewhere-web
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