HBKU’s TII Translation and Training Center offers professional development workshops
Fostering individual, professional and community development across the region, the Translation and Training Center (TTC) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) will begin a new cycle of specialized translation and interpreting workshops.
The highly practical, expert-led training sessions – now open for registration – will run continuously between August 28 and May 31, 2023.
The workshops aim to improve and broaden the skills required of translators, interpreters and communication specialists practicing in different professional contexts. Linking practical and theoretical aspects, participants will learn best practices that meet professional standards in the fields of business and finance, medicine, media and audiovisual translation.
In addition to industry-standard interpreting, editing and computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools, the courses will orient practitioners to the latest technological innovations and methodologies in the rapidly evolving fields of translation and translation. interpretation. They will also develop their sensitivity to ethical and professional issues.
TTC’s varied workshops include professional interpreting, professional translation basics, translation and technology: SDL Trados, Business Arabic writing, mastering note-taking techniques, sports translation, legal translation, commercial and financial translation, medical translation, editing and quality assurance.
Professional trainers use engaging teaching approaches and participants will have the opportunity to learn practical skills in TII’s fully digitized language labs. All workshops are conducted in English and Arabic, with the exception of Business Arabic Writing.
TTC is part of the Translation and Interpretation Institute (TII) of HBKU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences and will offer the workshops in person at Penrose House, Education City.
Nada al-Mahmeed, TII Director of TTC, said: “In linguistically diverse and increasingly internationalized work and business environments, the skills of interpreting and translation professionals can help facilitate the communication as well as understanding. To meet this demand, our workshops are designed for participants to develop marketable skills based on real-life, industry-aligned scenarios. This approach has enabled the Translation and Training Center to have a significant impact on social, economic and workforce development throughout the region through our high quality training opportunities.
For more information and to register for one of the workshops, visit www.tii.qa/community