Together | 21-22 February 2019 | Barcelona, Spain

Specialising in core competencies: strengthening strategic skills in an ever-changing environment

22 Feb 2019
10:50-11.35

Specialising in core competencies: strengthening strategic skills in an ever-changing environment

What the dipneuste fish can teach us about core competencies

The transforming industry requires translators to constantly adapt by getting new skills. This session will address the challenge of strengthening core competencies, defined as in-depth command of target language subtleties and expert translation skills. Starting with examples of wildlife evolutions, this session will provide strategic thoughts based on Michael Porter’s management theory framework. It will address translators’ core competencies, insights on future trends and sustainable solutions to translators’ career evolutions.