The Translation Workflow: How Does It Work?


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Learning Objectives

  • Getting an overview of the workflow
  • Working more efficiently
  • Making the client happy – proactive work, excellent quality
  • Making yourself happy – getting more work, getting paid
  • Back office organization: tasks & software tips


Which are the usual stages involved in a translation assignment? What are the stages before and after the translation process? What does a Project Manager do after all? Get to know the complete workflow and get an “insider” view in order to expand your business or offer additional services.
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Have you ever wondered what work a translation assignment involves? It does not only involve translation, indeed. Get to know the complete workflow in order to be prepared or expand your business in the near future...
Analysis and explanation of the various stages –the workflow- a project undergoes:
  • Getting the request
  • Sending the offer
  • Getting the confirmation
  • Preparing your files
  • Translation, Proofreading, Formatting, SEO, etc.
  • Quality Assurance
  • Delivery
  • Invoicing
  • Receiving payment

Upload Date

December 19, 2013

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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