Freelancer Futuristics Series - Geopolitics: Future economies and their needs: How to use this for one's advantage?

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Expand your business and advance in your career
Business of Translation and Interpreting
Getting established in the translation industry
Services and specialization

Course summary
Start time:Feb 10, 2012 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes.

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Language:angielski
Summary:This course enables you to understand the opportunities arising because of your language / location / specialization in the changing geopolitics. To find out current trends and how these trends can be used for your advantage
Target audience
Established Freelancers
Agencies
Aspirants trying to position themselves in the marketplace
Learning objectives
In view of change in current geopolitics

1. To find emerging competitive advantages
2. To find threats with regards to existing competitive advantages
3. Skills and competencies demanded by the new economies and markets
4. Tips and guidelines to acquire those skills and competencies
Prerequisites
None
Interest in History / Economic history is a plus
Program
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The Course will have 2 modules. The first module will give a sketch of the changing geopolitics and the opportunity (/threat) areas

The second module will list case studies and trends taken from real life to hint how these opportunities are being targeted and taken advantage by freelancers worldwide.

1. What is geopolitics and how this affects business
2. Transition in geopolitics - current scenario and impact on Language business
3. Trends and dominants trends
4. Mapping these trends to particular linguistic and cultural zones
5. Case studies, Real Life experiences and advisory to take advantage of the opportunities
Virtual platform system requirements
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000 (Linux is not supported)
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled) . If needed, download Java here.
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better recommended
• Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

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
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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
 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 www.pentasect.com - 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 http://wordsmithofbengal.wordpress.com


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