Risk management for language professionals

Identifying scams for online freelancers

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Empower yourself with comprehensive risk management

  • Elevate your life, work, and health balance with expert guidance.

This course will give you some of the basic tools you need to navigate the complexities of risk management effectively as an online freelance translator.



Upon successful completion of this course, you will


✓ Have a comprehensive understanding of what freelance work entails.
✓ Identify various types of business risks that freelancers encounter.
✓ Implement effective strategies to mitigate or minimize these risks.
✓ Recognize different types of scams prevalent in freelancing.
✓ Acquire techniques to avoid falling victim to scams in your freelance career.


This self-paced course comes with approximately 1.5 hours of video content with a quiz and can be taken at any time (on-demand). 


Who is this course for?


✓ Freelancers seeking to enhance their risk management skills.
✓ Individuals interested in understanding the business risks associated with freelancing.
✓ Those looking to protect themselves from scams and fraud in the freelance industry.



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Created by ProZ.com Staff Members: Lucia Leszinsky, Andrea Capuselli, Gabriela Iacoboni

How it works


Join the self-paced training and follow the link to your course at your My Courses page: https://www.proz.com/translator-training/my-courses  You will have unlimited lifetime access to the materials. 


Do you have any questions? Check Frequently Asked Questions below:


It is suggested to use the Google Chrome browser to access these courses. Here is a full list of system requirements:

• Windows: Internet Explorer 10 or later, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox 
• Mac: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
• Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 8 or later, Google Chrome in Apple iOS 8 or later, Google Chrome in Android OS 4.1 or later

Training materials, links to the live sessions and certificates of completion will be available in your personal training cabinet. If you have not received the link to the training platform or have any doubts, contact the Support Center for details.