TRLM 8655 Localization Quality Management

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The localization industry is experiencing explosive growth in language-access needs, alongside the rapidly evolving technology that is impacting traditional localization roles. This landscape could be very advantageous for our industry if lack of standardization and the race to the bottom at per-word prices and sentence-by-sentence translations were not the norm. The subject of this course […]

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TRLM 8601 Terminology Management with Alaina Brandt

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In the article “Getting Started with Terminology Management” via The Chronicle magazine by the American Translators Association, Alaina Brandt wrote, “Terminology management makes or breaks the success of globalization and localization efforts in terms of both budgets and sales. Identifying and standardizing terminology reduces the need for expensive queries management and rework on jobs. Terminology […]

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TRLM 8642 Localization Vendor Management

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Translation and localization are largely unregulated at national and international levels. Within this landscape, international standards of best practice define industry regulation as ensuring that work is assigned to professionals with the required competencies. Standards of best practice clearly assign responsibility for this regulation to service providers, who in turn hand this responsibility off to […]

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TRLM 8530 Localization Project Management

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This course teaches students fundamental principles of localization management with an emphasis on concepts, processes, and tools. Students will build the documentation and structure of a localization project management office around a simulated project environment. Students will develop essential documentation for their offices, including the specifications, queries logs, and risk trackers that help to prevent […]

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TRLM 8633 Data Driven Localization

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This course introduces students to the use of data in localization program management. The main objective of the course is to help students learn how to incorporate data and data analytic thinking into the different aspects of a localization program, so they can make more informed localization decisions, improve their localization processes, and demonstrate their […]

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TRLM 8636 International Marketing for Localizers

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The first half of this course focuses on general principles of international marketing and dives deeper into digital marketing as the fastest growing marketing activity, promoting products and services online using electronic devices. Particular emphasis will be given to adapting both traditional and more modern marketing methods for international audience. The second half of the […]

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TRLM 8641 Quality/Supplier Management (Buyer)

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This course consists of two parts; quality management and supplier management, both from the point of view of the buyers of localization services. The first part will explain how quality management programs are built in corporations that buy localization services and how quality needs to be approached not just as a linguistic but as a […]

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TRLM 8628 Audio-Visual Localization

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This course is designed to give students a solid foundation in audio/visual localization. Students will learn how to localize motion-based assets created using the most common industry tools such as After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition, and subtitling tools. Topics are approached from the angle of a translator, project manager and localization engineer. We spend a […]

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TRLM 8605 Program Management

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How do organizations transform strategy into results? In this course, you will learn to run effective programs at any scale, from defining a program to seeing it to completion. We will cover different components of program management, all within the context of the localization industry: How to become a successful program manager, how to set […]

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TRLM 8620 Software Internationalization and Localization

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This course is designed to familiarize students with concepts, processes and the environment of the modern localization industry. Specifically, we will concentrate on localizing desktop, mobile, and web-based computer applications and games. We will be especially interested in how to handle strings and how to process them for translation. We will look at software and […]

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