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International Trade for Translators and Interpreters - Part I

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Business and finance translation
Official documents translation
Interpreting

Course summary
Start time:Aug 4, 2016 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Duration: 60 minutes.

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See other sessions from the bundle below:

August 4 International Trade for Translators and Interpreters - Part I

August 11 International Trade for Translators and Interpreters - Part II

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Language:English
Description
This is the first part of International Trade for Translators and Interpreters. Parts I and II have different and complementary programs covering a number of commercial, institutional, logistic and financial areas related to this field of specialization (see program below). International trade produces a large volume of documents, which must be written, translated and adapted by specialized professionals. Ignorance of this field can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings and, too often, to absurd, hardly decipherable translations. Translation agencies make sure to hire interpreters, translators and proofreaders who are familiar with this specialized terminology. Thus, it is a must to learn the concepts and terms of international trade in order to deal with its technical documents. International trade, as part of the business and financial translation, not only directly impacts corporate and business documents produced by import & export companies and banks, but also business and financial media, the translation of Commercial Codes and international organizations’ publications. It is also a very relevant field for interpreters, since they often take part in foreign trade negotiations (trading, bargaining, agreements, disputes, litigations...)

Training program:

* What is International Trade?
* Translators and interpreters in International Trade.
* History of trade until WTO.
* Key concepts
* Import and Export documentation
* Translation examples
* International trade Logistics
* Final recommendations
Target audience
Newbie translators who wish to specialize in the International Trade sector
Freelance translators specializing in Business and Finance
Interpreters
Project Managers
Proofreaders
Foreign Trade workers (exporters, importers, forwarders, shippers, consignees, traders... )
Finance and business professionals
Learning objectives
At the end of this webinar, attendees will have gained a basic understanding of:

* Terms and concepts commonly used in international trade
* Documents used in International Trade
* Main tricks on how to become a translator / interpreter specializing in International Trade
* How to find comprehensive listings of and links to International trade and business terminology
* Some clues on how to find a job as a translator/interpreter in this industry
Program
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* What is International Trade?
* Translators and interpreters in International Trade.
* History of trade until WTO.
* Key concepts
* Import and Export documentation
* Translation examples
* International trade Logistics
* Final recommendations
Virtual platform system requirements (click to expand)
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows Vista – Windows 10
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)


For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Join from Android

• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free GoToWebinar App from the Google Play Store



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.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
Registration and payment information (click to expand)
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To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

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Trainer
Marcel Solé    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Marcel Solé is a financial translator, proofreader and trainer. He holds a Higher Technician diploma in Finance, Marketing and International Trade and obtained an International Certificate in Financial English and a Certificate of Proficiency in English (University of Cambridge, Cambridge English). He also obtained a Diploma in Financial Translation from English to Spanish with honors. Marcel has worked ten years as a translator and Project Manager for translation agencies, outstanding business schools —listed among the top 25 by Financial Times and the Economist— and publishing companies. He has been training translators, interpreters and financial professionals over the last years. Marcel is also the author of the blog www.financial-translator.com

Marcel Soler es Traductor titulado en Traducción Financiera y Proficiency in English, Técnico Superior en Marketing y Finanzas y Técnico en Comercio Internacional. Marcel Solé, acreditado por la Universidad de Cambridge con el International Certificate in Financial English, está reconocido por las principales auditorías, como Ernst & Young, KPMG, y PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ha cursado Financial Markets con Robert J. Shiller de la Universidad de Yale. Durante diez años ha ejercido como traductor y coordinador en proyectos de envergadura en las áreas de las finanzas, el comercio, la comunicación y el marketing para entidades y editoriales de gran prestigio internacional. También ha trabajado para conocidas escuelas de negocio que figuran en los rankings del Financial Times y The Economist. Asimismo, Marcel Soler tiene una importante experiencia docente como profesor de inglés y de traducción financiera.
Comments about this course

International Trade for Translators and Interpreters - Part I

Gabriela Gorelik Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 12:07
English to Spanish
priceJul 27, 2016

If I buy two sessions for $36, are those different sessions or same session? I am asking before I pay because it does not say anything clear about it.

 

Marcel Solé Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 19:07
English to Spanish
+ ...
Parts I and II have different and complementary programsAug 2, 2016

Hello Gabriella. Parts I and II have different and complementary programs covering a number of commercial, institutional, logistic and financial areas related to this field of specialization (please see the drop down program in the course summary). Thank you. Have a nice dayicon_smile.gif

 

Paulo Eduardo - Pro Knowledge Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 16:07
Member (2008)
Portuguese to English
+ ...
FilesAug 4, 2016

Good morning. Will there be papers / video / audio available after for those who attend?

[Edited at 2016-08-04 10:38 GMT]


 

Seth Phillips Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 12:07
Member (2011)
Spanish to English
+ ...
Access to the seminarAug 4, 2016

I just registered and paid (Paypal option), but have not been given the link to access to the seminar. Will this be given minutes before the start of the seminar?

[Edited at 2016-08-04 14:35 GMT]


 

gracemex Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 12:07
English to Spanish
+ ...
late purchase (part 1)Aug 4, 2016

Hi,
Unfortunately I saw the course advise (part I) too late. If I buy the 'I+II bundle' will I get access to part I video ?
Thanks


 

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