Course bundle: Establishing your business as a freelance translator + Individual business coaching session

700,00

Complete your learning experience by complementing your course “Establishing your business as a freelance translator” with an “Individual business coaching session”.

 

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Course bundle: Establishing your business as a freelance translator + Individual business coaching session

Complete your learning experience by complementing your course “Establishing your business as a freelance translator” with an “Individual business coaching session”.

Establishing your business as a freelance translator

Have you just completed your translation studies or translator training and are wondering what to do next?

This asynchronous 10-week course provides you with the essentials to successfully set up your freelance translation business. You will learn how to organise your home office, draft your résumé and cover letter, set your prices, promote your services, avoid pitfalls, and much more.

All content has been meticulously drafted to support you in your first steps and includes tips and advice which you won’t find anywhere else.

Individual business coaching session

If you are looking for personalised guidance on how to start a successful business as a freelance translator, you have the unique opportunity to book an online 45-minute business coaching session. During this session, you will receive answers to all your questions in relation to starting or growing your business as a freelance translator.

Your business coaching session can take place via Skype, Zoom, Webex or Microsoft Teams. You will have the opportunity to select the platform, the date and the time, after purchase. You can submit all questions beforehand to get the maximum benefit out of your session. Your coach will create an agenda based on your needs when you submit the required information.

Sessions are available in English, German or Greek.

About the course

Who is this course for?

This course is for translators who are new to the translation business and need a helping hand to start successfully working as translators, and for seasoned translators who wish to improve their skills and visibility in today’s competitive translation market.

What will I learn?

During this course, you will learn:

  • How to organise your home office in terms of equipment and software.
  • How to write an appealing resume and stand out in the industry.
  • How to set your rates.
  • How the translation market works, e.g. client and pricing models.
  • How to avoid scammers and check a client’s trustworthiness.
  • How to create a successful marketing plan.
  • How to create a successful business plan.
  • How to safeguard your business in terms of legal aspects.
  • How to become or remain GDPR compliant.

There are templates, samples and large volumes of information to help you get started.

How much time do I need to invest?

This course has been designed for busy people such as students or linguists. A few hours per week are enough to review the material several times. This course is not a full-time course; I am aware that your time is limited, so I have kept all information concise, crisp and clear.

About the session

Who is this session for?

This session is for translators who are new to the translation business and need a helping hand, and for seasoned translators who wish to improve their skills and visibility in today’s competitive translation market.

What is the duration of this session?

The session per se lasts up to 45 minutes, but we will be in contact via email or phone before the session to determine your goals and specify the topics we shall be examining.

What happens if I need several sessions?

If you have multiple topics you wish to discuss, it would be best to contact me via email to work out a session plan and your goals. You are welcome to email me at at any time. I usually reply within a few hours.

About the bundle

Will I receive a certificate upon completion?

Yes, you will receive electronic certificates in PDF format.

Whom do I contact if I have questions?

How can I pay for my course?

You can pay either by credit/debit card or PayPal. Don’t hesitate to contact me if you wish to pay by bank transfer or via any other method. If you have trouble booking your course, please get in touch to resolve any technical problems.

This course is extensive, and its price might be higher than an average CPD course. Please feel free to ask if you need me to set up an instalment.

You will receive a payment receipt immediately upon registration. You will also be sent an invoice, but as this is not issued automatically, it may take one or two days before you receive it.

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