SDL Trados Studio 2009 for Project Managers

Format: Online training

Course summary
Start time:Mar 26, 2010 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Session language: English

Time and date:
March 26 from 13:00 to 16:00 GMT

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SDL Trados Studio 2009 for Project Managers
Learning Objectives:
This course is designed to introduce Project Managers to the SDL Trados Studio 2009 project management component and will give attendees an overview of project management automation using SDL Trados Studio 2009.
Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to use the SDL Trados Studio 2009 components to create, prepare and manage localization projects.

Target Audience:
Project Managers who wish to understand the SDL Trados Studio 2009 Project Management components.

None. Please note that pre-production processes such as alignment, term extraction and settings will not be presented as part of this course.

SDL TRADOS Certification:
This course provides all of the knowledge attendees need to pass their SDL Trados Studio 2009 Project Manager exam (new and available September 2009).
The SDL TRADOS Certification program enables individual translators and project managers to validate their knowledge and expertise in the use of SDL Trados products. Achieving SDL TRADOS Certification demonstrates that you are fully prepared to work with the world’s leading translation technology.
Each exam consists of 40 questions and lasts 40 minutes. Attendees take their exams by logging into their SDL My Account and selecting the My Certification area, where their exams and corresponding training manuals can be found.
Attendees will be advised on completion of their exam whether they have passed or need to retake.

Further Development:
Attendees should also consider attending the SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009 for Project Managers. See upcoming sessions listed here
Topics covered during the course
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The SDL Trados Studio 2009 Environment
  • Start view
  • Projects view
  • Project details
  • Confirmation statistics
  • Analysis statistics
  • Files view
  • Editor view
  • Translation memories view
  • Windows and toolbars
  • Leveraging the screen space (auto-hide, float panes, moving panes)

Leveraging the screen space (auto-hide, float panes, moving panes)
  • Overview of the file types supported by SDL Trados Studio
  • Microsoft Office and OpenOffice
  • DTP formats, e.g. Adobe FrameMaker and InDesign
  • Tagged formats, e.g. HTML and XML
  • PDF

Pre-production overview
  • Alignment
  • Translation Memory creation
  • Termbase creation
  • Term Extraction

Setting up SDL Trados Studio
  • Users
  • Customers
  • Language resources

Wizard-based Project Creation – Part I
  • Creating a project
  • Project name, customer, due date
  • Defining the source/target language pairs
  • Adding files/folders
  • - translatable/localizable/reference files
  • - changing file type
  • Adding a TM
  • Automated project preparation
  • Overview of automated tasks
  • Overview of the physical project folder structure

Reports / Project Preparation Results
  • Reading reports, evaluating projects based on reports
  • Saving reports to external files / printing reports
  • Overview of files
  • Overview of task sequence

  • Project package creation
  • Assigning and sending project packages
  • Overview of how translators handle the projects
  • Receiving return packages
  • Opening and importing a return package

Completing the Project Lifecycle
  • Reviewing the translation
  • Accepting translated segments
  • Rejecting translated segments
  • Running automated QA Check
  • Signing off the translation
  • Project finalization
  • Updating TMs
  • Conversion of files to the original format
  • Archiving projects
  • Overview of how project files are stored on the hard disk

Wizard-based Project Creation – Part II
  • Creating another project using a template
  • Project name, customer, due date
  • Language combinations
  • Adding files/folders
  • Merging files
  • Adding more than one TM
  • Adding an AutoSuggest list
  • Update: Attribute / text fields
  • Adding a termbase
  • Automated project preparation
  • defining custom task sequence
  • Modifying the project
  • Adding additional (reference) files
  • Adding another target language
  • Changing the project due date

System requirements (click to expand)
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For PC-based Organizers and Attendees

• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000 (Linux is not supported)
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled) . If needed, download Java here.
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better recommended
• Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

For Mac®-based Users

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

To Use VoIP

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended)

IMPORTANT:You do not need to have the software installed on your machine, the software features will be presented via the trainer’s machine.


• You need an internet connection and a separate telephone, so that we can talk to you whilst presenting the training.
• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a telephone headset or hands-free speaker phone.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.
• Please mute your phone during the training course to ensure that there is no background noise during the audio section.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
Registration & payment information
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Click on the buy button on the right to purchase your seat

Participation fee includes:

• access to training session.
• approved training manual, sample files & exercises
• certification exams.

How do I register?

To register in this session please click on the "sign up now" button on the right. Your status will be marked as "registered" and it will indicate only your interest in the training session. Status changes to registered and paid when payment is processed and informed to

How do I purchase my spot?

To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I get pre-training material?:

The course materials and exams will be placed in your "My Account" at SDL.

Please go to and create your account or log in if you already have an account. Go to 'My Account' area and access the Certification page, you will find the training course manual below your exams for you to download.

IMPORTANT: Make sure you use the same contact information - name and email- you entered in your profile to allow identification.

In paying for SDL Trados training via, the trainee agrees to provide SDL Trados with the email address on file in their account, to which training material and certification exams will be sent.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the training session takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.

IMPORTANT: Make sure you use the same contact information - name and email- you entered in your profile to allow identification.

How do I take SDL Certification Test after I completed this training?

Delegates wishing to take their exam would do so by accessing it through their My Account here

Please, read the SDL Certification Training Sessions for more information

There needs to be a minimum of 6 students to conduct this training session. If the minimum students is not reached 72 hours before the session is to take place, you will be notified and asked to book your seat in an upcoming session without extra cost or transaction from your part.

Participants should not delay in making payments to ensure classes are not canceled due to low enrollment. We suggest then you purchase your spot as soon as possible.
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