Translator vs. Outsourcer vs. Translation Agency

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Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Business of Translation and Interpreting
Software, tools & computing
Productivity tools
Services and specialization
Overview of translation tools
Business skills for translators
Grow your translation business
Translation project management
Working with translation teams

Course summary
Start time:Oct 28, 2014 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:angielski
Summary:• What do outsourcers do that translators don’t? Can I do that? Am I willing to accept the risk involved? What would my benefits include?

• What do translation agencies have that outsourcers haven’t? Can I afford to become a translation agency? What are the benefits and risks?
Description
• What is the difference between a Translator and an Outsourcer?


• What is the difference between an Οutsourcer and a Translation Agency?


Learn what it takes to get to the next level, what the risks are and what benefits you could potentially enjoy by advancing your career.
Target audience
Translators & Outsourcers
Learning objectives
Definitions: Translator / Outsourcer / Translation Agency
Translator vs. Outsourcer vs. Translation Agency – Differences and similarities, tasks, prerequisites, benefits and risks for any of the above.
Prerequisites
At least a basic knowledge of the translation workflow
Program
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• Definitions: Translator / Outsourcer / Translation Agency
• Tasks: Translator vs. Outsourcer vs. Translation Agency
• Prerequisites: Translator vs. Outsourcer vs. Translation Agency
• Benefits: Translator vs. Outsourcer vs. Translation Agency
• Risks: Translator vs. Outsourcer vs. Translation Agency
Software and system requirements (click to expand)
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Virtual platform system requirements

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 4.0 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® 4.0 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 (2GB of RAM or better recommended)

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (700Kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

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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.


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