Hiram Marques Machado
Examines globalization and localization business processes. Topics include localization challenges for various business sectors and audiences as well as selecting localization software, services, and content; project types; and associated start-to-finish processes. Offered: S.
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
* Understand internationalization, globalization and localization business manaegment concepts and terminology * Understand the development cycle of software, online services and web sites and its relationship to the localization process * Be able to draft a basic localization workflow model * Have fundamental knowledge of localization engineering management, technology and tools * Understand the translation and cultural adaptation process * Understand the basic business management framework to manage localization projects * Understand community localization and crowdsourcing
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