Localization Project Management

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Course Details

  • Location: Downtown Seattle, Online
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost : $1,159

Next Start Date:

April 2, 2018

This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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About this Course


This course introduces students to in-depth concepts of localization project management. Students will learn how to communicate deliverables effectively, collect process and technical information in localization kits that are handed off to production and find out how to create and maintain budgets and schedules for international projects. The course takes into consideration project management best practices applied to software localization projects. Students will learn about communication across multiple time zones, understand who the main stakeholders are in a typical software localization project as well as learn about scheduling challenges & budgeting.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to localization project management
  • Project plan and communication
  • Project stakeholders
  • Localization kit creation
  • Communication tools and strategies
  • Distributed teams consolidation
  • Core team
  • Vendor team
  • Scheduling
  • Budgeting
  • Terminology management
  • Tools
  • Terminology workflow
  • Building an ROI case for terminology management
  • Quality control
  • Bug/issues tracking
  • Risk management
  • Market outlook

Program Overview

This course is part of the Certificate in Localization: Customizing Software for the World.

Learning Formats

Classroom

Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. Learn More »

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Online

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NONCREDIT COURSE

You'll earn 3 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.

Classroom

Meet your instructors

NONCREDIT COURSE

You'll earn 3 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.