Starting Your Translation Business: Your Business Plan


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110 minutes

Learning Objectives

You will be given a Business Plan that is editable and adoptable to your personal needs. I will explain all steps to you and you may modify the Business Plan according to your own pace, budget and goals.

In addition, the Workshop following the presentation will help you adjust your Business Plan to your personal needs.


Getting started with your Business Plan: Objectives, Planning, Budgeting, Promoting.
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A complete Business Plan proposal to start working as a translation professional.

You will receive a complete Business Plan prepared in Microsoft Project including:

I. Objectives: What should be included in your Business Plan?
II. Timeline: How long will every step take – how long do I need to get organized?
III. Budget: How much can I invest initially? What is essential, what is optional, what is free?

In addition: After the 60 min Presentation we will have one more hour to work on your personal Business Plan, identify any further issues, include or exclude items and adapt the Business Plan to your own personal needs and budget.

Webinar goal: To get you into the “think as a business owner” mood and identify all needs on time, plan in advance, always be a step ahead…

Upload Date

February 27, 2015

Trainer Bio

Irene Koukia - Irene Koukia is a freelance Translator, Trainer and Business Coach. She used to be an International Travel Consultant since 1989, working for many international companies as a Branch Manager. She also used to be a German teacher in her free time. Irene has also taught for two semesters at IEK Naxos in the Hotel F&B Department, providing students with theoretical and practical skills in Tourism. In September 2008 she changed her career to follow the job she always wanted: Translation. Since Irene had no other relation to Translation, she managed to grow her business successfully on her own, using and implementing managerial and marketing skills obtained during her former occupation. She obtained her certificate in Translation in 2010 and became a certified Business Coach in 2015. She is currently studying Business Administration at the Hellenic Open University. After a lot of study and efforts, she is making a living as a Freelance Translator, working with a large number of clients and linguists all over the world, as well as a Tutor at Metafrasi School of Translation.

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A lot of useful information for translation business starters

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