Business Translation for the Chinese Speaking Market

Short Course / 2 Days

Note: The upcoming runs will be conducted in synchronous e-learning.
Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Certification
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

With a spur in Asia’s economic growth, particularly in the Greater China Market, the acquired skills and knowledge in this course will enable the business development manager to build up their language capabilities and reach out to more clients.

In the midst of doing so, the translation skills will also help them to ensure that the company’s products and services are accurately represented across different correspondences and platforms. The workshop is aligned to the wholesale trade ITM, in particular in the areas of building language capabilities and accessing overseas market.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding needs and trends of commercial translation
  • Concrete examples for each domain of knowledge in commercial translation such as commercial correspondences, company names, trademarks, company profiles and commercial contracts
  • Skills and practice in commercial translation
  • Apply translation techniques to facilitate actual work

Course 
Schedule

Course Date: 25 and 26 March 2021

Application Period: 2 Feb to 11 Mar 2021

Duration: 2 days

Time: 9am to 6pm

Lesson Plan

This course consists of 6 modules:

Introduction to Basic Translation Techniques and Linguistic Differences in English and Chinese

Instructor will give an introduction of some basic translation techniques and linguistic differences in English and Chinese to prepare students for actual business translation.

Basic Translation of Commercial Correspondences

Instructor will provide an overview of the basic translation principles and examples of commercial correspondences for critique and evaluation.

Participants will be guided on the actual practice of local commercial  correspondences and present their translation work for feedback from instructor.

Basic Translation of Company Names & Trademarks

Instructor will provide an overview of the basic translation principles and examples of company names and trademarks for critique and evaluation.

Participants will be guided on the actual practice of local company names & trademarks and present their translation work for feedback from instructor.

Introduction to Basic Business Translation Principles and Standards and the Grammatical Differences between English and Chinese

Instructor will give an introduction of some basic business translation principles and standards and the grammatical differences in English and Chinese to prepare students for actual business translation.

Basic Translation of Company Profiles

Instructor will provide an overview of the basic translation principles and examples of company profiles for critique and evaluation.

Participants will be guided on the actual practice of local company profiles and present their translation work for feedback from instructor.

Basic Translation of Commercial Contracts

Instructor will provide an overview of the basic translation principles and examples of commercial contracts for critique and evaluation.

Participants will be guided on the actual practice of local commercial contracts and present their translation work for feedback from instructor.

Trainer's Profile

Neo Keng Hwee

Mr Neo Keng Hwee has over ten years of experience in the teaching of Chinese Language in local secondary schools and junior colleges, as well as translation courses in various private and tertiary institutions which include Singapore Chinese Chamber and Institute of Business (SCCIOB), Confucius Institute, NTU and Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS). Coupled with his double Master Degree from National University of Singapore (NUS) and Peking University (PKU) and his extensive range of teaching experience in the domain of language translation to adult learners at various institutions, he is a highly accredited trainer for the CET translation courses.

Certification

A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).

A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).

Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:

Proficiency in both English and Chinese is required (O Level Passes in both English and Chinese or any other qualifications which may be deemed equivalent)

Course Fees

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.
The course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit. For more information on the SkillsFuture Credit click here <https://skillsfuture.sg/credit>
For enhanced training support, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Singapore Citizens (SC) below the age of 40 years$102.72
Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above$38.72
Singapore Permanent Residents (PR)$102.72
Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (for SC & SPR)$38.72
Full Course Fee$342.40