Becoming An Outsourcer: Your Business Plan


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126 minutes

Learning Objectives

The idea, the tools, the organization. Your complete Business Plan to get there.


What do I need, how long will it take, how will it work? We will discuss hardware requirements, software requirements, zero-budget & paid options, marketing strategies, project processes and organization, QA tips, pricing tips and handling of your potential new clients.
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Becoming an Outsourcer: Your Business Plan - A complete Business Plan to take the initial step from being a Translator to becoming also/only an Outsourcer
From being a Translator to becoming also/only an Outsourcer
  1. Why take the outsourcing step?
  2. Prerequisites: Team, clients, software, organization
  3. How to build your team
  4. How to organize your database
  5. Pricing policy
  6. NDAs & existing clients
  7. New Clients: Translation Agencies, Companies, Direct clients
  8. Handling your first outsourcing project
The course comprises of a 60 min PowerPoint Presentation, a Business Plan in Microsoft Project and a 60 min Workshop in order to adjust the Business Plan to your personal needs.

Upload Date

November 13, 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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Stanimira Pashova
10 months ago

Very useful! Many thanks!

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