The translation workflow: how does it work?

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Translation project management

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Start time:Nov 20, 2013 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes

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Language:English
Summary:Which are the usual stages involved in a translation assignment? What are the stages before and after the translation process? What does a Project Manager do after all? Get to know the complete workflow and get an “insider” view in order to expand your business or offer additional services.
Description
Have you ever wondered what work a translation assignment involves? It does not only involve translation, indeed. Get to know the complete workflow in order to be prepared or expand your business in the near future...

Analysis and explanation of the various stages –the workflow- a project undergoes:
• Getting the request
• Sending the offer
• Getting the confirmation
• Preparing your files
• Translation, Proofreading, Formatting, SEO, etc.
• Quality Assurance
• Delivery
• Invoicing
• Receiving payment

Target audience
New linguists
Learning objectives
• Getting an overview of the workflow
• Working more efficiently
• Making the client happy – proactive work, excellent quality
• Making yourself happy – getting more work, getting paid
• Back office organization: tasks & software tips
Prerequisites
None
Program
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Analysis and explanation of the various stages –the workflow- a project undergoes:
• Getting the request
• Sending the offer
• Getting the confirmation
• Preparing your files
• Translation, Proofreading, Formatting, SEO, etc.
• Quality Assurance
• Delivery
• Invoicing
• Receiving payment
Software and system requirements (click to expand)
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Virtual platform system requirements
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• Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 – 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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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

The translation workflow: how does it work?

Irene Koukia Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:59
Member (2008)
German to Greek
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Link to SEO ToolsNov 20, 2013

A small note for slide #19 in case you need to dig deepericon_smile.gif

Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide: http://static.googleusercontent.com/media/www.google.com/en//webmasters/docs/search-engine-optimization-starter-guide.pdf
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A small note for slide #19 in case you need to dig deepericon_smile.gif

Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide: http://static.googleusercontent.com/media/www.google.com/en//webmasters/docs/search-engine-optimization-starter-guide.pdf
See also: http://www.google-search-engine-optimization.com/2013/03/free-google-tools-for-effective-seo.html

Best regards,
Irene
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EmmaLuisa
France
Local time: 02:59
Video?Dec 8, 2013

Hello,

I could not attend the online training session, and the video should have been online within a week afterwards - however, I can't find it on the video centre.

Thank you very much for any help,
Emma


 

Irene Koukia Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:59
Member (2008)
German to Greek
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Link is on its wayDec 9, 2013

EmmaLuisa wrote:

Hello,

I could not attend the online training session, and the video should have been online within a week afterwards - however, I can't find it on the video centre.

Thank you very much for any help,
Emma


Hi Emma-Luisa,
Thank you for your message.
The Webinar-Team will re-send the link for you. Maybe the message was lost in spam?
Please let us know if the problem persists.
Best regards,
Irene


 

adtrans
Brazil
Local time: 23:59
English to Portuguese
Link is on its wayDec 16, 2013

Irene Koukia wrote:

EmmaLuisa wrote:

Hello,

I could not attend the online training session, and the video should have been online within a week afterwards - however, I can't find it on the video centre.

Thank you very much for any help,
Emma


Hi Emma-Luisa,
Thank you for your message.
The Webinar-Team will re-send the link for you. Maybe the message was lost in spam?
Please let us know if the problem persists.
Best regards,
Irene


Hi,

I also have the same problem - never got the link to the recording or to the slides. I would appreciate if you could send the link to me, too. I checked the spam box, but the link is not there.

Thanks,
Fuad


 

Irene Koukia Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:59
Member (2008)
German to Greek
+ ...
Link is on its wayDec 16, 2013

adtrans wrote:

Irene Koukia wrote:

EmmaLuisa wrote:

Hello,

I could not attend the online training session, and the video should have been online within a week afterwards - however, I can't find it on the video centre.

Thank you very much for any help,
Emma


Hi Emma-Luisa,
Thank you for your message.
The Webinar-Team will re-send the link for you. Maybe the message was lost in spam?
Please let us know if the problem persists.
Best regards,
Irene


Hi,

I also have the same problem - never got the link to the recording or to the slides. I would appreciate if you could send the link to me, too. I checked the spam box, but the link is not there.

Thanks,
Fuad


Hi Fuad,

If you don't receive the video ling in the next days, please send me an email so that I send you the PPT-Presentation directly. Please also check the section "Education" - "My Courses" - it might already be available thereicon_wink.gif

Best regards,
Irene


 

claudianicolai Identity Verified
United Arab Emirates
Local time: 05:59
English to Italian
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I CAN'T FIND THE VIDEODec 18, 2013

Hello, I can't find this video, I can't open it, I payed for it, what can I do?

 
I CAN'T FIND THE VIDEODec 18, 2013

claudianicolai wrote:

Hello, I can't find this video, I can't open it, I payed for it, what can I do?


Hello Claudia,

I am afraid, the video is not available yet. It will be released as soon as possible and I will notify attendees here in the forum, as well as a link to the video will be emailed to all participants. I am sorry for any inconvenience it could cause. Please feel free to submit a support request at http://www.proz.com/support/ if you have any questions or concerns in the meantime. Thanks!

My bests,
Helen


 
The webinar video has been releasedDec 19, 2013

Hi all,

Thank you for your interest in the training.

The webinar video has been released and a link to the video along with the presentation has been just emailed to all participants. If you have not received it, please submit a support request and we will be happy to help.

The video can also be accessed from http://www.proz.com/videos/my_videos .

Hope this helps.

Regards,... See more
Hi all,

Thank you for your interest in the training.

The webinar video has been released and a link to the video along with the presentation has been just emailed to all participants. If you have not received it, please submit a support request and we will be happy to help.

The video can also be accessed from http://www.proz.com/videos/my_videos .

Hope this helps.

Regards,
Helen
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