Project Management for Translation Business - Making clients and yourself happier

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Topic: Translation project management

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Availability:This training is available on-demand

Duration: 1 hour

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Summary:A specialized Project Management Course tailor-made for freelance linguists. The Course informs the critical nature of good Project Management for short term benefit and long term sustainability. It also advises how you can remain with happier clients and happier you. Finally it advises how to seek and get premium fee for your better project management practice.
Project Management for Freelancers : Happier Clients and Happier Yourself
The Course uses two kinds of tests - Sensitivity and Stress to evaluate a project and your engagement with it. Taking examples from real life, it advises how a good project management values and processes are essential not only to have happier clients but what is oft neglected : a happy freelancer with a more fulfilled work-life and life.
Project Management for Freelance Linguists
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Project Management Sensitivity Tests
  • 1. Empirical Tests to find project sensitivity
  • 2. Decision Making based on sensitivity
  • 3. Time / Quality Management
  • 4. Time / Quality / price / Risk Preimum assessment
  • 4. Making clients your partner in Project Management, not outsider or referee
  • 5. Rewarding the partners, including clients
  • 6. Getting Feeedback about your Project Management Skills

Stress Tests - Work and Life
  • 1. How to say NO nicely but firmly.
  • 2. How to differentiate between want and desire ?
  • 3. The Value paradox : Money and what money cannot buy
  • 4. Risk Hedging
  • 5. How to minimize crisis and buy quality time
  • 6. Seeking and Getting pemium for your Project Management

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Price: 15 USD

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Pritam Bhattacharyya    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Pritam Bhattacharyya is essentially a Bengali/Sylheti/Assamese linguist with 11 years of experience. He is the Founder and Chief Wordsmith of an agency called Wordsmith Communication. which apart from language services in pan-Indic languages provides Creative Content and Print on Demand Services. He is editor of - a bilingual (English / Bengali) cultural monthly ezine on Greater Bengal. He had worked as a Telecom Engineer and later as a IP Network Manager in various cross-cultural Telecom teams worldwide. He holds his Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and Masters in Communication Management from Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow. Pritam lives and works in Calcutta, India his city by adoption. His b-log on translation and online business can be seen here at
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Project Management for Translation Business - Making clients and yourself happier

Soledad Azcona Identity Verified
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New video on Project Management for the translation businessJun 29, 2010

This is a new presentation on project management for translators by agency owner and trainer, Pritam Bhattacharyya, author of the book The Wordsmith Book of Business - you can learn more about this book and publications of other members at

Those interested in this topic should also check the videos by Tom Connolly Localisation Project Management and Improving Effectiveness of Multi-Location Teams - “How do you know they’re working?”, and
the self-paced course by Qabiria: Project management applied to the language service industry

Also, the draft of a wiki article called: Carrying out a typical project has been added in translation industry wiki. If you are a professional translator with expertise in this area, you are invited to review this article and make it better.

Hope you find this useful!




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