Strategic thinking for freelance translators

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Getting established in the translation industry

Course summary
Start time:Aug 7, 2014 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:English
Summary:In this one-hour presentation, we will learn about strategy and tactic, and how thinking actively about this can help us improve our business as freelance translators.
Description
In this one-hour presentation, we will learn about strategy and tactic, and how thinking actively about this can help you improve your business as a freelance translator. We will also review other strategic activities a freelance translator must not ignore when running his/her career. We will see how to set goals and objectives, and review them. We will share a few -but key- practical suggestions to make sure you are on your way to success as a freelancer.
Target audience
-Freelancers with several years of experience who feel unhappy about their career development so far
-Freelancers who are starting their careers and who are not sure yet about freelancing

Learning objectives
-The role of a CEO in a company, and how to fill in those roles in your career as a freelancer
-Strategy and tactic for freelancers
-Effective goals and objectives
-Practical advice about planning
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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® 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

• 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.
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Trainer
 Gabriela Elena Lemoine    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Gabriela is a Certified English-Spanish Translator, who graduated in 1999 from a five-year program at the School of Languages, University of Córdoba, Argentina. She is currently completing an MBA. Gabriela is the CEO of Hispano Language Advisory, a translation and DTP company based in Argentina. On the basis of her experience, Gabriela has given numerous seminars, workshops and conferences on topics of interest for freelance translators.
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