PD 101: Scope of the translator’s role – purposes and expectations, tools, procedures and technologies for each step

Formats: Webinar presentations
Online training
Topics: Business skills for translators
Grow your translation business

Course summary
Start time:May 2, 2012 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

The session has already taken place.

To get access to the training on demand click here

Language:English
Summary:This course is part of a series of online courses with lessons on Personal Development.

Each online session costs 15 USD. Get a discount and purchase the 3-session bundle for 40 USD.


PD 101: Scope of the translator’s role – purposes and expectations, tools, procedures and technologies for each step

PD 102: Today’s Translation environment – Tools and procedures to take advantage of!

PD 103: Can you learn to become a reviewer? Guidelines and practical steps to perform the job of a reviewer

Description
Depicting the different roles of the translator as a glossary/styleguide developer, translator (individual or as part of a group), editor/reviewer and proofreader. Other tasks are also described, such as sign-off, post DTP proof, LQ, tester, and different expectations and industry standards are presented. Also, the different applications used for each step will be commented on, along with an explanation on how to get and use them.

Further development:

PD 102: Today’s Translation environment – Tools and procedures to take advantage of!

PD 103: Can you learn to become a reviewer? Guidelines and practical steps to perform the job of a reviewer
Target audience
Translators who are starting their professional careers and those who want to make more out of their abilities and possibilities.
Virtual platform system requirements
Click to expand
Virtual platform system requirements

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 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: Mac OS® X 10.5 – Leopard® or newer
• 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.

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.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
Registration and payment information
Click to expand
To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

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.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Trainer
 Luciana Ramos    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Se graduó como traductora técnico-científica y literaria e intérprete en Rosario, Argentina. Es traductora en inglés certificada por la American Translators Association de los EE. UU. Se graduó como traductora técnico-científica y literaria e intérprete en Rosario, Argentina. Es traductora en inglés certificada por la American Translators Association de los EE. UU. Actualmente cursa el Máster universitario en traducción médico sanitaria de la Universidad Jaume I de Castellón, España. Con especial énfasis en la traducción de textos de biomedicina, trabajó desde 1996 hasta 2005 para diversas empresas multinacionales en el área de la medicina y la traducción de programas informáticos. En los últimos diez años, su experiencia como traductora y correctora se combinó con la tarea de formación de nuevos profesionales gracias a su incesante participación en cursos y seminarios internacionales relacionados con la traducción médica. Desde 2005 a junio de 2011 fue socia de Ocean Translations S.R.L., donde su labor se centró en la selección y formación de personal, el análisis y la implementación de las nuevas tecnologías, y el control de calidad. Participó en los trabajos de traducción para la OMS, la OPS, el Banco Mundial, ONUSIDA y muchos otros centros de investigación y desarrollo biomédico. Actualmente se dedica a la traducción como profesional autónomo, a la formación de traductores, y al asesoramiento empresarial en traducción y tecnologías afines. Ha publicado artículos en las revistas Panacea y Multilingual sobre las tecnologías, la traducción médica y la profesión en general.

Luciana Ramos is an ATA-certified professional translator, with more than 17 years of experience, and special focus on medical translations and software localization. Her professional background as a translator encompasses different roles in the language and technology industry —terminologist, translator, editor, language lead, translators' trainer— for international organizations, direct clients and LSP. Luciana Ramos is an ATA-certified professional translator, with more than 17 years of experience, and special focus on medical translations and software localization. Currently, she is studying a Master on Medical Translation at Universidad Jaume I, Castellon, Spain. As a former company owner, she developed TEP QA processes and procedures for ISO-certification; lectured worldwide on vendor management, machine translation, tools and QA; and gained a different perspective of clients’ actual needs. Currently, she runs her own business devoted to professional training, consulting and translating/interpreting.
Comments about this course


Course registration
To view pricing and payment options for this course, you must login to your ProZ.com account.

Do you have any questions about ProZ.com training?
Read the training FAQ »

Still need help? Submit a support request »

Would you like to share your thoughts about the ProZ.com training platform? Click here to discuss this feature in the forums »

Feedback on this course (3)
Extremely satisfied (5 out of 5)
Extremely satisfied (5 out of 5)
"Very useful overview about all the task we can be asked. I am looking forward to attending the next ..." Read more
Very satisfied (4 out of 5)

Attendees (21)
Squi
Registered and paid 
Claudia Guiraldes
Registered and paid 
liliherre
Registered
 Thierry thierry_lafaye
Registered and paid 
 Shirley Lao
Registered and paid 
Elaine Sutton
Registered
Conchita Conigliaro
Registered and paid 
 translatbiz
Registered and paid 
Olga Dyussengaliyeva
Registered and paid 
Iolanda Lanzafame
Registered
Michele Santiago
Registered and paid 
Elma de Jong
Registered and paid 
 inlan
Registered
Maria Macovei
Registered and paid 
Marie-Claire Beckx
Registered
Ana Clara Pérgamo
Registered and paid 
Ass. iur. Sylvie Schorsch
Registered and paid 
 Delphine Chhoa
Registered and paid 
 ubetina
Registered
 kirstisnall
Registered and paid 
Francesca Toso
Registered and paid 
Blanca Collazo
Registered and paid 
Dr. Bettina Meissner
Registered and paid 
Valeria Monti
Registered and paid 
Kristin Lynch
Registered
Karinwigele
Registered and paid 
balius
Registered
 rba
Registered and paid 
 renmari
Registered and paid 


All of ProZ.com
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search