Training Workshops

Training Workshops

Learn Translation & Interpreting with the TII Translation and Training Center!

 

The Translation and Training Center aims at promoting community development and building capacity in Qatar and the region through continuing education (professional development) opportunities in translation and interpreting.

The Center provides practicing translators, interpreters and communication specialists with opportunities to continue their professional development through specialized workshops that aim to enhance and expand skill sets and provide orientation in key technological innovations and new methodologies in the field of translation and interpreting. The Center offers both regular workshops and tailored workshops for the community throughout the academic year.


We are committed to serving the needs of busy professionals and university students in Qatar and the region. Our team of experienced trainers utilizes engaging approaches to teaching that make learning fun and effective.

We offer workshops in a wide range of specialties around the year. They include but are not restricted to:

  1. Accessible Hospitality and Events
  2. Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling
  3. Basic Principles of Legal Translation
  4. Business Arabic Writing
  5. Interpreting Basics
  6. Learn the Basics of Professional Translation
  7. Literary Translation
  8. Master the Technique of Note-taking
  9. Media Translation
  10. Medical Translation
  11. Professional Interpreting
  12. Professional Translator’s Toolkit
  13. Revision and Quality Assurance
  14. Translating Sports
  15. Translation in Business & Finance
  16. Translation of News and Views
  17. Translation Technology: SDL Trados
  18. Voice Over – Voicing Documentaries Demystified!

 

Customized Workshop Offerings

TTC offers customized training workshops to organization and entities with content tailored specifically to their needs. Together and in advance, we determine the level of knowledge of training workshop participants so learning content and objectives can be adapted to their needs.

Are you looking for a customized training workshop within your organization? Our team is able to organize customized training workshops by:

  • Collaborating with your team to evaluate your organization’s training needs and requirements.
  • Designing customized training workshop to meet those needs of your employees.
  • Deliver training workshops when and where it works best for your organization; whether onsite, at TII’s premises, or online.

To start the conversation, you may contact us through TTC@hbku.edu.qa.

 

Public Workshop Offerings

Our workshop annual cycle usually starts in September and ends in the following June.

  • Workshop Format:
    • Face-to-face: 12 hours / 4 days / Sunday to Wednesday / 4-7pm / TII premises
    • Online: 12 hours / 8 days / Sunday to Wednesday / 4-5:30pm / HBKU Platform
  • In case a workshop happened to be during the holy month of Ramadan, a different time will be set.
  • A certificate of completion will be delivered to participants who have successfully completed the entire training module.

Kindly check out our workshop policies on age requirements, registration, cancellation, safety and conduct, and discounts before applying.

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Upcoming Workshops

 

Workshop Title Mode Leader Date Time Fees
Medical Translation Online Dr. Ashraf Abdel Fattah September 8 – 12, 2024 4:00 – 6:30 PM QAR 950
Professional Translation - Basic Level Face-to-Face Sayed Mohamed September 15 – 18, 2024 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 1,300
Simultaneous Interpreting - Beginner Level 1 Face-to-Face Mazen Alfarhan September 23 – 26, 2024 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 2,600
Professional Translation - Advanced Level Face-to-Face Dr. Hisham Ali October 6 – 9, 2024 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 1,300
Trados Studio 2021 - Basic Level Face-to-Face Wahba Youssef October 13 – 16, 2024 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 1,300
Simultaneous Interpreting - Beginner Level 2 Face-to-Face Mazen Alfarhan November 4 – 7, 2024 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 2,600
Revision and Quality Assurance Online Dr. Ahmed Alaoui November 10 – 14, 2024 4:00 – 6:30 PM QAR 950
Translator as a Creative Writer Face-to-Face Abdulla Zaki November 24 – 27, 2024 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 1,300

NEW Translating Islamic Heritage: Challenges and Strategies

Online Dr. Hossam Al-Sharkawy  December 1 – 5, 2024 4:00 – 6:30 PM QAR 950
Legal Translation Online Dr. Ahmed Alaoui January 19 – 23, 2025 4:00 – 6:30 PM QAR 950
Terminology Management in Translational Practice Face-to-Face Nabeel Rashid January 26 – 29, 2025 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 1,300
NEW Translating for Museums, Arts and Exhibitions  Online Dr. Hossam Al-Sharkawy February 2 – 6, 2025 4:00 – 6:30 PM QAR 950
Translating News and Views Online Dr. Ashraf Abdel Fattah February 16 – 20, 2025 4:00 – 6:30 PM QAR 950
NEW Translating for NGOs and IGOs Online Dr. Ashraf Abdel Fattah April 20 – 24, 2025 4:00 – 6:30 PM QAR 950
Consecutive Interpreting & Note-taking Face-to-Face Mazen Alfarhan April 27 – 30, 2025 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 1,300
NEW Technical and Scientific Translation in the Age of Generative AI Online Dr. Jamal En-nahas May 4 – 8, 2025 4:00 – 6:30 PM QAR 950
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