About the instructor
Muhannad Haimour is the Founder and CEO of the Arab American Language Institute and the Haimour Group. Muhannad has over 20+ years of international experience in consulting, translation and interpreting. He worked as a Conference Level Interpreter with the US Department of State – Office of Language Services where he worked with many delegations from the Arab world and interpreted high profile meetings with public officials, including heads of state. Muhannad was one of the first to develop a training workshop for Arabic/English court interpreters which was endorsed by the Michigan Supreme Court. Muhannad was an Adjunct Instructor at MaryGrove College in Detroit, Michigan where he taught Business Translation. Throughout his career working in many different positions, Muhannad always maintained his passion for the interpreter profession. He learned from the best and worked with some of the most renowned interpreters in the world, and has always been keen to share his personal experience.
Are you bilingual and want to become a professional interpreter? Or, are you a professional interpreter looking to optimize your career?
Professional interpreters are in high demand in our global marketplace by NGOs, embassies, multinational corporations, TV stations, diplomatic missions and international conferences.
This interpreter training workshop will give you access to the skill sets required for you to be a successful professional interpreter. The workshop is designed for you to experience what it’s like to be an interpreter. You will learn the skills required for sight, consecutive, and simultaneous interpreting.
In addition to a long list of skills, you will learn how to conquer your fear of public speaking, which is one of the most critical skills for those seeking to become professional interpreters.
You will also learn about the different work opportunities available in the field and how to market yourself as an interpreter.
This workshop is specifically designed for Arabic / English language interpreters.