Course for buyers of translation or localization.

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Expand your business and advance in your career

Course summary
Start time:Jan 11, 2011 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 45 minutes. Check what time the course is running in your local time here
Summary:This course will examine various topics to keep in mind when buying services from language services providers. The benefits of localizing your company's website/products/marketing collateral can be huge to your company's bottom line. This course aims to maximize these benefits by helping you be aware of different areas that can impact the success and cost of a translation and localization initiative.
A 45 minute crash course for those who have been tasked with running a translation or a localization initiative. What to do and what to avoid in order to succeed.
Target audience
• First time buyers of translation or localization (marketing managers, technical writers, communication directors, etc.)
• Experienced buyers
• Procurement professionals or cost analysts that need to better understand this area of spend
Learning objectives
• Save time and money by preparing for the initiative up front
• Select the right translation/localization provider for your needs
• Control costs by learning to negotiate with translation companies based on your needs

No prerequisites.
Registration and access information
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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.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Virtual platform system requirements
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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 (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.


• 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.
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Course for buyers of translation or localization.

Claudia Brauer Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 21:43
Member (2011)
Spanish to English
+ ...
Good introductionJan 12, 2011

The course was brief and on target with a lot of important information.


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