Project Management for Translation Business - Making clients and yourself happier

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Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Expand your business and advance in your career
Business of Translation and Interpreting

Course summary
Start time:Jun 25, 2010 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Time and date: June 25 from 16:00 to 17:30 GMT

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Summary:A specialized Project Management Course tailor-made for freelance linguists. The Course informs the critical nature of good Project Management for short term benefit and long term sustainability. It also advises how you can remain with happier clients and happier you. Finally it advises how to seek and get premium fee for your better project management practice.
Project Management for Freelancers : Happier Clients and Happier Yourself
The Course uses two kinds of tests - Sensitivity and Stress to evaluate a project and your engagement with it. Taking examples from real life, it advises how a good project management values and processes are essential not only to have happier clients but what is oft neglected : a happy freelancer with a more fulfilled work-life and life.
Project Management for Freelance Linguists
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Project Management Sensitivity Tests
  • 1. Empirical Tests to find project sensitivity
  • 2. Decision Making based on sensitivity
  • 3. Time / Quality Management
  • 4. Time / Quality / price / Risk Preimum assessment
  • 4. Making clients your partner in Project Management, not outsider or referee
  • 5. Rewarding the partners, including clients
  • 6. Getting Feeedback about your Project Management Skills

Stress Tests - Work and Life
  • 1. How to say NO nicely but firmly.
  • 2. How to differentiate between want and desire ?
  • 3. The Value paradox : Money and what money cannot buy
  • 4. Risk Hedging
  • 5. How to minimize crisis and buy quality time
  • 6. Seeking and Getting pemium for your Project Management

System requirements
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For PC-based Organizers and Attendees

• 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

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended)


• You need an Internet connection and a separate telephone, so that we can talk to you whilst presenting the training.
• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a telephone headset or hands-free speaker phone.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.
• Please mute your phone during the training course to ensure that there is no background noise during the audio section.

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 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 - 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

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