Global Health Translations

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Medical Language Translation Business Plan

Management Summary

Linda and Steven Johnson, owners of Global Health Translations, will share responsibility in managing the business. 

Linda was born in Mexico City, Mexico and obtained high school diplomas in both the English and Spanish-language school systems. She graduated from the Stanford University with a BS in Biology.  Linda has worked as a freelance translator for five years. Linda is fluent in Spanish, German, French, Portuguese and Italian.

Steven was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a graduate of the University of Washington in linguistics and holds an M.A. from Oxford University in Russian Language and Literature.  While at Oxford University, Steven supplemented his Rhodes Scholarship funds by doing Russian and Polish translations for clients in the U.K.  Steven also reads Spanish, French, Italian, German, and Portuguese.

6.1 Organizational Structure

Global Health Translations will assign a project coordinator to each project who will work in close association with the client on each of his/her translation projects, in order to maintain consistency and quality of services.  The positions of editor and translator will be contracted out.  The project coordinator will manage the project's translator and editor.

6.2 Personnel Plan

Global Health Translations will have the following positions:

  • Project managers (2).
  • Marketing person.
Personnel Plan
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Project Managers (2) $60,000 $70,000 $80,000
Marketing Person $36,000 $40,000 $44,000
Other $0 $0 $0
Total People 3 3 3
Total Payroll $96,000 $110,000 $124,000