"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:Oct 7, 2014 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:English
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 Tools: Safety & Confidentiality issues



  • Target audience
    Translation professionals
    Learning objectives
    What every freelancer should know in order to be protected - as best as they can - when performing 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

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    • 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)

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    • 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.

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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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