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Localization Project Management Workshop

Previously Facilitated by Willem Stoeller

Dates & Locations to be announced


This highly interactive 1 day workshop addresses survival skills for localization project managers. .

It discusses in depth on:

  • Project Management framework
  • Scope definition and management
  • Risk management
Who should attend: Although it adopts the localization manager’s perspective, this workshop will provide valuable insights to those who must interact on a regular basis with their corporate localization department (marketing, engineering, technical publications, Web development, etc.). Localization vendors also benefit from this discussion on survival skills.
Workshop Outline:
Morning Session

09:00 -09:20

Welcome and Introduction
09:20 – 10:30 Overview And Project Management Challenges
Workshop overview and objectives. Introduction to a comprehensive Localization Project Management model based on PMBOK®. Challenges facing the Localization Project Manager.
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:00

Project Objectives, Requirements, Deliverables And Assumptions

  • What determines project success?
  • What exactly will be the project deliverables?
  • Make your assumptions explicit!
Afternoon Sessions
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30

Project Scope

  • What services are provided?
  • From Work Breakdown Structures to resource requirements, budgets and schedules.
  • What level of detail is needed in the schedule?
14:30 – 14:45 Coffee Break
14:45 – 15:45

Risk Management

  • Why do I need to manage risk?
  • Risk Management overview
  • Risk identification
  • Risk Analysis
  • Risk containment
16:00 – 17:00

Risk Management Continued:

  • Presentation and discussion of real world risk examples on Localization projects
  • How and when to apply Risk Management on your projects
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