Course curriculum

  • 2

    Day 2 - Translation Scope

    • A Few Words Before You Start

    • What Is Source, Target, CAT Tools

    • What Is A Word Count

    • How To Get A Quick Word Count

    • What Is A Translation Memory

    • What Are TM Matches

    • ⚡️ ASSIGNMENT #1: Create Matching Segments

    • What Is Analysis

    • How To Do Analysis In Memsource

    • Understanding The Memsource Analysis Log

    • ⚡️ ASSIGNMENT #2: Analyze Your Own Content

    • FAQ: Why We Have 100% And Fuzzy Matches Without TM?

  • 3

    Day 3 - Adjusted Word Counts

    • What Are Discounts

    • How To Get Adjusted Word Counts Manually

    • ⚡️ ASSIGNMENT #3: Calculate Adjusted Word Counts Manually

    • How To Calculate Adjusted Word Counts With Formulas

    • ⚡️ ASSIGNMENT #4: Calculate Adjusted Word Counts From Scratch

  • 4

    Day 4 - Scope Beyond Translation

    • Get Clear On The Scope

    • Hourly Estimates

    • Estimates For PM Work

    • Scope Contingency

    • Language Dependent VS Language Independent Tasks

    • Different Scopes For A Project

    • Effort VS Duration

    • ⚡️ ASSIGNMENT #5: Calculate Hourly Estimates

  • 5

    Day 5 - Budgeting #1

    • Turning Scope Into A Budget

    • PM Fee

    • How To Create A Budget In Spreadsheets

    • ⚡️ ASSIGNMENT #6: Make A Budget

  • 6

    Day 6 - Budgeting #2

    • What Is Profit

    • What Is Profit Margin

    • How To Calculate Profit Margin Using Spreadsheets

    • POs And Invoices

    • Creating POs And Invoices With Templates

    • ⚡️ ASSIGNMENT #7: Calculate Internal Cost And Profit Margin

  • 7

    Day 7 - Scheduling #1

    • Why We Schedule

    • Basic Scheduling

    • FAQ: Why We Don't Have DTP Person For Each Language?

    • Creating A Schedule In Google Sheets

    • How To Create A Gantt Chart

    • Contingency In Scheduling

    • Splitting Jobs

    • ⚡️ ASSIGNMENT #8: Create A Schedule

    • ⚡️ ASSIGNMENT #9: The Client Wants It Earlier

  • 8

    Day 8 - Scheduling #2

    • What Are Task Dependencies

    • Scheduling Constraints

    • Working With Multiple Time Zones

    • Tips For Optimizing A Schedule

    • ⚡️ ASSIGNMENT #10: Schedule Unknown Tasks

  • 9

    Day 9 - Email Communication

    • How We Execute

    • Basics Parts Of An Email

    • How To Make Your Emails More Clear

    • Tone & Building Relationships

    • More Email Tips

    • Heads-Up Email

    • Handoff & Delivery Emails

    • What Information To Include For Vendors

    • Other Types Of Emails

    • Communicating Updates

    • Tips For Communicating With Vendors

    • Tips For Communicating With Clients

  • 10

    Day 10 - Monitoring & Admin

    • Why We Monitor Projects

    • Personal Tracking System

    • How To Stay Up-To-Date Daily

    • ⚡️ ASSIGNMENT #11: Create Your Personal Tracking System

    • How To Select Team For Your Project

    • Criteria For Selecting Vendors

    • ⚡️ ASSIGNMENT #12: Choose Vendors For New Clients

    • Why We Need File Management

    • How To Version Files In Google Drive

    • Basic Tips For Email Management

    • FAQ: Why Is The Course So Low Tech?

  • 11

    ⚡ Final Assignments To Complete The Course

    • It's Not Over Yet

    • ⚡️ FINAL ASSIGNMENT #1: Plan A New Project

    • ⚡️ FINAL ASSIGNMENT #2: Plan A Software Localization Project

    • ⚡️ FINAL ASSIGNMENT #3: Send Handoff And Heads-Up Emails

    • ⚡️ FINAL ASSIGNMENT #4: Send Emails To Get Translation Deliveries

    • ⚡️ FINAL ASSIGNMENT #5: Update Everyone Impacted

    • ⚡️ FINAL ASSIGNMENT #6: Help Your Accounting Team

    • ⚡️ FINAL ASSIGNMENT #7: Reality Happened, Inform Your Client