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    The Business of Translation

    Course Description

    See the translation business as never before by learning what language professionals need to make sound business decisions. This course starts with a comprehensive overview of the translation services sector and explores in detail how translations are bought and sold by agencies and freelancers.

    Learn how to position yourself for financial success in the face of pricing pressures, globalization and increasing competition. Topics include weighing the benefits of direct and indirect end-clients; adding value to your services; pricing based on hard facts, not client requests; determining project profitability; standing out in a saturated market; and working smarter, not harder.

    Guaranteed to have you seeing the translation business as never before, this course empowers language professionals with the information they need to make sound business decisions. Taught by an experienced industry insider, we will start with a comprehensive overview of the translation services sector and explore in-depth how translations are bought and sold by agencies and savvy freelancers.

    Learn how to best position yourself for financial success in the face of pricing pressures, globalization and increasing competition.

    The Business of Translation - details


    Location New York, NY
    Format On-line
    (8 weeks)
    Venue New York University
    Dates Summer 2014
    Day/Time TBD
    Duration of Instruction 1 day/week;
    2 hrs/day
    Total Hours 16
    University Credit? Yes
    ATA Credit? Yes
    Sign Up! Contact: Steven Gendell (sng231@nyu.edu)

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