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

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Topic: Translation project management

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Start time:Mar 1, 2018 13:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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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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Duration:180 minutes
Summary:How to define rates for the production steps of a translation project and how to set up a price grid.
Defining rates is not always easy and a wide range of factors can make them vary. This webinar will take you through a variety of methods to determine the rates to charge clients for different translation project types and services. We will mainly focus on the productivity-based approach so that every stakeholder can optimize their profitability calculation.
Target audience
• Translation project managers
• Translators (freelancers or employees)
• Any other translation project participant
Learning objectives
Webinar objectives:
• Define rates for the production steps of a translation project
• Define rates for different translation project types
• Identify when rate variations might be justified
• Create a price grid
• Translation studies
• Experience in the translation market
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1. Introduction
2. How this webinar relates to the previous stages: Analysis of a translation project; Volumes and other counts
3. Methods for defining rates
a) Market research
b) Gross margin
c) Productivity
4. Use of different technologies
a) Machine translation
b) Translation memories
5. Miscellaneous
a) Project management
b) Minimum charge
c) Extra charges
d) Price discount
e) Rate increase
f) Rate decrease
6. Price grids
a) Freelancers
b) Translation companies
7. Conclusion of this third part
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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:

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 :

La liste des articles qu’elle a publiés sur d’autres sites web est également disponible depuis cette page :
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