"Better safe than sorry" - Risk Management for Translators

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Risk management for translators
IT security
Software, tools & computing

Course summary
Start time:Jun 4, 2014 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:angielski
Summary:What are the risks involved in our work as a Freelance Translator and/or Outsourcer and what can we do about them?
Description
There are many types of risks involved in our everyday tasks. Some of them include the following:

  • New Clients: How to handle new clients in order to minimize our financial risk.
  • Scams: How to recognize them, where to report them, where to check them.
  • Outsourcing & NDA: How to minimize your risk when outsourcing.
  • Data Safety & Backup: How to protect your PC, your data, your sensitive material
  • Cloud Software & CAT’s: Safety & Confidentiality issues


  • Attention: use a special offer in June and save up to 15%!

    Here is how it works: choose from three to ten webinars at the Webinars page and submit a support request specifying the sessions you would want to attend. A special link for your training bundle with a 15% discount will be emailed to you accordingly. Use this link to purchase the webinars. Offer ends on Friday, June 6 at 23:59:00 GMT.
    Target audience
    Translation professionals
    Learning objectives
    What every freelancer should now in order to be protected – as good as possible – during everyday tasks. We can’t be 100% protected but we can be safer.
    Prerequisites
    none
    Program
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    How to minimize risk when a new client approaches you How to identify a scam How to handle sensitive information when outsourcing Keep your files and TMs safe – protect your virtual office from threats or malfunction Cloud software & CAT-Tools: how safe are they?

    What risks are involved, tips and ideas to stay protected and to safeguard your clients and colleagues.
    Virtual platform system requirements
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    Virtual platform system requirements

    Test your connectivity before the online session takes place: http://www.proz.com/faq/4997#4997.

    For PC-based Users:

    • Required: Windows® 8, 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 10.6 – 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):

    • Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
    • Speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
    • NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

    Recommendations

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    Registration and payment information
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    Participation fee includes:

    • access to webinar session.
    • unlimited access to the webinar recording.
    • powerpoint slides to remind participants of the key points and lessons learned.
    • certificates of attendance.

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    Trainer
     Irene Koukia    View feedback | View all courses
    Bio: Irene Koukia was born in Germany.

    She obtained the Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma from IATA/UFTAA in 1992 and successfully completed the One-year translator training program at meta|φραση School of Translator Training in 2010. She also obtained a diploma as a Personal & Business Coach from ILS GmbH in April 2015, and she is studying Business Administration at the Hellenic Open University.

    She is working as a Technical Translator, mainly from German/English to Greek, at her own company, Metafrasma Ltd, since 2008. She also works as a Trainer for ProZ.com since 2011, and as a Tutor for meta|φραση School of Translator Training since 2015. She is the National Representative of STEMG for Greece, following the nomination by the HASDIG, providing training and certification for ASD-STE100.
    Comments about this course

    "Better safe than sorry" - Risk Management for Translators

    Kelley Johnson Identity Verified
    USA
    Local time: 08:53
    hiszpański > angielski
    Watch webinar at later timeApr 11, 2014

    Hello! This webinar will take place during my work hours. Will I be able to watch it later on in the day if I sign up?

     

    Helen Shepelenko
    PERSONEL PORTALU
    Watch webinar at later timeApr 15, 2014

    Kelley Johnson wrote:

    Hello! This webinar will take place during my work hours. Will I be able to watch it later on in the day if I sign up?


    Hello Kelley,

    Thank you for your interest in the training. The session will be recorded and thus all participants who have "registered and paid" status will be given unlimited access to the webinar video and handouts shortly after the session. Even if you do not attend the live session you will be emailed a link to materials, a certificate of attendance will be issued accordingly.

    Hope this helps.

    My bests,
    Helen


     

    David GUILLONNET Identity Verified
    Francja
    Local time: 15:53
    angielski > francuski
    + ...
    Next sessionMay 2, 2014

    Will there be another session for this course the following months (july - september) ?

    Thank you in advance.

    Kind regards,

    David


     

    Helen Shepelenko
    PERSONEL PORTALU
    Next sessionMay 5, 2014

    GuillonnetDavid wrote:

    Will there be another session for this course the following months (july - september) ?

    Thank you in advance.

    Kind regards,

    David


    Hello David,

    Thank you for your interest in the session. At the moment we are not planning another session on this topic, but you may wish to register for this session. Later, when/if another course on this topic is announced you will be invited accordingly (as you expressed interest in this session).

    Hope this helps.

    My bests,
    Helen


     

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