The translation professionalThis module looks at a variety of aspects that are important for professional translators, such as:
- computer assisted translation tools
- professional bodies and networks
- regulatory frameworks.
It also focuses on the practical aspects of setting up a business, drawing up business plans, how to win and keep clients, and how to project a professional image.
The overarching aims are to ensure that you are aware of professional standards and requirements, as well as being in a position where you can realistically assess your market value and generate business accordingly.
Moreover, you will be familiarised with the most commonly used tools in the translation industry, and will be in a position where you are aware of what is required to successfully set up a freelance translation business or work effectively in an employed position.