Purpose/Target Group
The purpose of the course Finance for Translators is to enable practicing translators and/or translation students to acquire a solid knowledge of the key areas of finance and a good understanding of financial concepts and financial institutions, in order to increase the quality of their financial translations and their productivity.

Location and Dates
ICT Ausbildungszentrums Bern CsBe, Zieglerstrasse 64, 3007 Bern, Switzerland.
Module 1 - Introduction to financial markets and institutions; 13th april 2018 (9.30-12.30 / 1.30-5.00 p.m.)
Module 2 - Money and monetary policy; 16th april 2018 (9.30-12.30 / 1.30-5.00 p.m.)
Module 3 - Derivatives; 23rd april 2018 (9.30-12.30 / 1.30-5.00 p.m.)
Module 4 - Asset Management; 30th april 2018 (9.30-12.30 / 1.30-5.00 p.m.)

The course will be given in English and will be open to attendees of all languages.

Coordination: Catherine Gachies-Stäuble/Tobias Wehrli, ASTTI-commission for continuing education.
Instructor: Claudio La Rosa has worked in the asset management field, mainly as an Institutional Client Advisor. He was trained (in English) as a financial analyst. He has also been a financial translator for 15 years, working mainly for asset management companies and central banks, and teaches EN-IT and FR-IT Economic and Financial Translation, as well as Finance and Multilingual Marketing, at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (FTI), University of Geneva. He has given workshops at the Summer University for Financial Translators in Switzerland since 2011 and is a member of its Advisory Committee. He has given the course “Finance for translators” in 2013 and 2015 at the University of Geneva and in 2017 at the DGT of the European Commission in Luxembourg

Number of participants
The number of participants is limited to 15. ASTTI-members have priority.

Registration fee
The registration fee for the whole program is CHF 1500.--.
For ASTTI-members, the registration fee for the whole program is CHF 1000.--.
The registration fee per module is CHF 450.--.
For ASTTI-members, the registration fee per module is CHF 300.--.


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