T08-Terminology for Finance&Business-Level 1

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Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
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Start time:Apr 16, 2013 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 90 minutes.

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See all sessions from the bundle:

April 2 T06 - Basic Terminology in Healthcare & Medicine
April 9 T07 - Basic Terminology in Legal Settings
April 16 T08 - Basic terminology for Finance & Business
April 30 T09 - Chasing terms online
May 7 T10 - Building Non-CAT glossaries

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Summary:Gain confidence to translate or interpret in business and financial settings by understanding some of the basic terminology of the industry.
This 90-minute session will provide the basic information and resources to study the terminology used in business settings and the financial industry. Topics include business concepts, organizational structures, human resources, contracts, marketing and sales, accounting, financial statements, multinational business, and global acronyms, amongst many others.

This is one session of a 5-part bundle on the terminology used in healthcare and medicine, legal settings and finance and business, and tips on how to build better glossaries. You may take each session individually or the 5 sessions as a unit.

This content was created by Claudia Brauer.

Here is some feedback from others on these course's trainer:

"Claudia has a clear, practical, "natural" way of organizing and exposing a subject. She lets you feel at ease even with complex subjects and, in addition to the theoretical information, gives a lot of practical examples and materials/tools to use. This make her webinars not just very informative, but also immediately useful. Bravo!"
Gianfranco Zecchino

"Well designed and interesting course. Also the handouts and the vast materials sent after the webinar are very interesting and complete. As usual Claudia shows full commitment to the subjects and to the attendees. Very serious and professional."

Target audience
Learning objectives
- Basic terminology used in business
- Basic terminology used in the finance industry
- Links and study recommendations to financial and business terminology needed in the industry
Sufficient command of English to understand the session.

PREPARATION materials will be shared BEFORE each session, and HANDS-ON exercises will be suggested to be completed AFTER each session. The student is expected to be fully engaged in the session with ACTIVE listening, individual thinking and processing of information, as well as hands-on note-taking and interactive activities. This is a fast-pace session with an upbeat and lively mood, that requires full engagement on the part of the participant.
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Business Concepts
Organizational Structures
Goods and Services
Corporate Culture
Human Resources
Customer Relations
Financial Management
Marketing and Sales

Finance Concepts
Assets and Liabilities
Financial Statements
Globalization Concepts
Multinational Business
International Organizations
Global Acronyms

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• Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

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• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

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• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.


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 Claudia Brauer    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Claudia became a trainer of translators and interpreters in 2011, after 35 years of experience as a translator and interpreter. She is also a speaker, writer and blogger on topics related to the current state of the translation and interpreting industry.

She has designed and delivered more than 300 hours of proprietary content and uses her wikis to freely disseminated some 25 copyrighted tools designed to help translators and interpreters in the 21st century virtual village.

The vision of BrauerTraining is to educate translators and interpreters, so they may become great quality professionals with a high code of ethics, embracing technology to remain competitive in today's world.

Claudia can be found on the web at http://brauertraining.com and on Twitter as @Brauer21Century.
Comments about this course

T08-Terminology for Finance&Business-Level 1

Local time: 20:49
English to French
Certificate of attendanceMar 15, 2013

Is it possible to have a certificate of attendance when the course is completed?

Certificate of attendanceMar 15, 2013

Naima wrote:

Is it possible to have a certificate of attendance when the course is completed?

Hello Naima,

Indeed, a certificate of attendance will be available for download under "Training sessions attended" from your ProZ.com profile. Your purchase includes:

* access to the online session with a Q&A portion,
* unlimited access to the video recording and course material (available within one working week after the session),
* a certificate of attendance available for download from your ProZ.com profile.

Hope this helps.

My bests,


Gloria Priscila Torres Marrero
Local time: 20:49
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T08 - Basic terminology for Finance & BusinessApr 11, 2013


I'm very interested in this webinar, but I can't attend. Is it possible to get the certificate and the access to the video?


T08 - Basic terminology for Finance & BusinessApr 11, 2013

priscilatorres wrote:


I'm very interested in this webinar, but I can't attend. Is it possible to get the certificate and the access to the video?


Hi Priscila,

Thanks for your interest in the training.

The webinar video will be released within one working week after the session. Even if you do not attend the live session you will still have unlimited access to training materials and the video.

You will be emailed a link to the video and handouts once they are ready. Also, the video will be available from this page http://www.proz.com/videos/my_videos If you do not receive the email within one working week after the session please submit a support request http://www.proz.com/support/

Hope this helps.

My bests,


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