Singapore University of Social Sciences

Localisation Project Management

Localisation Project Management (TNT515)

Applications Open: 01 April 2022

Applications Close: 31 May 2022

Next Available Intake: July 2022

Course Types: Modular Graduate Course, SkillsFuture Series

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $2200 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Linguistics and Languages

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: SkillsFuture

School/Department: School of Humanities & Behavioural Sciences


Synopsis

TNT515 Localisation Project Management introduces important concepts and best practices for localisation project management. The course will discuss project management processes pertaining to localisation projects. Stakeholders’ role in the process will be defined. Localisation project management standards recognised in major markets will be discussed. Students will be introduced to various project management platforms and how they integrate other translation technologies such as MT and CAT tools. Terminology management is an essential part of the project management and thus an important topic in this course. Through the use of communication tools, students will learn to manage a virtual team comprising members from different countries. Industry leaders and project managers will be invited to share their insights. At the end of the course, students will be able to put together a high-quality project plan to manage a real-life large-volume multilingual project.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July
E-Learning: BLENDED - Learning is done MAINLY online using interactive study materials in Canvas. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. This is supplemented with SOME face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, this will be administered on-campus.

Topics

  • Overview of localisation project management
  • Fundamentals of fostering localisation success
  • Introduction of Project Management Framework
  • Initiating A Localisation Project
  • Project Planning - Developing Localisation Project Management Plan (PMP)
  • Monitoring and Controlling Localisation Project Work
  • Evaluating and Implementing Project Management Software
  • Overview of Leading Project Management Tools/ Software
  • Managing Project Resource and Performance
  • Evaluating project communication tools and its application in localisation projects
  • Redefining the role of localisation project manager

Learning Outcome

  • Assemble localisation project management components
  • Draft project management plan
  • Appraise the roles of stakeholders in the project
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the project management systems
  • Appraise communication tools
  • Prioritise resources in localisation project management
  • Organise team members to handle large-volume projects
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