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Hiram Marques Machado
HCDE 513
Seattle Campus

Globalization and Localization Management

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.

Class description

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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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Hiram Marques Machado
Date: 01/15/2012