Financial Management

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Who is it for?

Are you a Professional Interpreter already working in the industry and want to develop your business and your career? If you have answered ‘yes’ to either of the above then the Business Skills Builder for Linguists suite of courses is for you.

Many interpreters, translators and other linguists have got excellent language skills needed to do the job, often the knowledge and skills to effectively run your own business is something which have to be picked up along the way. This course will give you the practical skills to be able to take financial control of your business and review your financial health.

What jobs will I be able to do?

  • Freelance Interpreter
  • Freelance Translator
  • Freelance Proof reader
  • Freelance Reviewer

In these roles, you could earn between £30 and £60 per hour (source: http://www.prospects.ac.uk).

 

Description

When can I start?

You can start the course today – why not sign up now?  

How long does it take?

The average length of time taken is 6-10 hours.

Are there any requirements?

You will not need any special requirements to take this course, all you will require is an internet connection and basic computer skills.

What will I learn?

Financial Management for Linguistscovers the essential financial management tools:  cashflow, profit and loss, balance sheets and breakeven analysis, which will allow you to assess your financial health, deal with HMRC and the bank.  This course will provide you with practical activities to test your knowledge and ensure that you are able to compile and interpret the key financial areas of business in order to make effective business decisions.

This course is part of the Business Skills Builder suite of courses.

What support will I have?

  • Personalised Individual Learning Plan
  • Career Guidance
  • High quality course online course materials
  • Optional one-to-one mentoring support via phone, email and online
  • Affiliate Membership with ISL (when available)
  • Access to regular webinars and workshops
  • 24-hour access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
  • Guidance and support from you assigned, qualified Assessor

How will you assess me?

Financial Management for Linguists is vocational, which means that you will be assessed by demonstrating your ability to do the job through various assignments.

How do I apply?

Register your interest by completing the form below

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