Most language experts are not natural entrepreneurs and must learn how to set up, run, and grow their businesses. This two-day* workshop* is designed for all freelance interpreters and translators working in and out of English, both seasoned and new, who are running their own companies in today's demanding and competitive environment.
*There are one-day and two-day tickets available.
This course will run from 10:35 a.m. to 4:35 p.m. and will cover the following topics:
Section One: The Business Plan
Part 2: Finance
Part 3: Customers
Part 4: Coworkers
Part 5: The passage of time
Section 6: Business Terms and Conditions
Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) are covered in Part 7.
Part 8: Traditional and social media marketing
Part 9: Business Positioning and Branding Part 10: Generalists, Specialists, and Experts
Section 11: Professional Ethics and Conduct
Section 12: Continued Professional Education (CPD)
Section 13: Safeguarding yourself, your business, and the general public
Section 14: Professional associations, networks, and mentoring
Part 15: Attitude
This course is designed to be as engaging as possible, so registrants are encouraged to share their business practices and concerns with the course facilitator and with one another in a mutually supportive setting.