As part of our ongoing emphasis on information security and compliance with the NIST 800-171 Framework, MLS continues to update our data protection policies as well as roll out new training and awareness initiatives for employees. Under NIST Special Publication 800-171 “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Non-Federal Information Systems and Organizations,” DoD contractors must meet … Continued
In support of the School of Language Studies, MLS will provide instruction and curriculum development at the Foreign Service Institute in Arlington, Virginia. The Foreign Service Institute offers language training and testing to State Department employees and other government agencies in over 70 languages. Since 2010, MLS has conducted customized language and cultural training for … Continued
Today we’re going to talk about something really exciting: Office supplies. I’ve lost you. And I don’t blame you. Office supplies are not, on their own, very interesting. The market seems saturated with ballpoint pen options and sticky note systems, all virtually indistinguishable from each other at first glance. This is where a good creative … Continued
For global companies with multilingual staff members, corporate communications present unique linguistic challenges–particularly when translating materials related to workplace culture and personnel matters. The thorough, collaborative process of transcreation ensures consistency, clarity and proper cultural assimilation of corporate messaging. One of our recent projects demonstrates the efficiency and efficacy of our unique transcreation method when … Continued
We’ve been spoiled by technology (and don’t we love it). Technological advancements, particularly those over the last 10 years or so, have fundamentally changed our ability to connect quickly with the resources, people and services we need in nearly any industry. Even services like interpretation, that used to rely on advanced planning for in-person interactions, … Continued
Quick: Tell me everything that makes you unique, and why I should care. That’s a tall order in any context. Introduce a language or cultural barrier between the speaker and the listener, and the challenge increases exponentially. In the international business realm, all too often marketing teams spend months developing comprehensive brand campaigns to share … Continued
MLS’s role in providing Advanced French instruction was featured in the spring ’17 AFCLC “Connection” newsletter. The intensive French training included cultural instruction as well as translation and interpretation skills practice to enhance student proficiency. Following classes at MLS HQ in Maryland, the Air Force participant joined a Mobile Training Team overseas, providing linguistic support … Continued
MLS will provide English language training (ELT) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia under a 3-year task on the Air Combat Command Contracted Advisory and Assistance Services IV vehicle. The ELT Air Force Security Assistance Training initiative supports US Government Security Cooperation Goals and utilizes Defense Language Institute English Language Center courseware and methodologies.
MLS Project Manager, Mei-June Lee, will present on “Communication Strategies to Build Positive Business Relationships” at Meet Hawaii’s upcoming luncheon for scientific organizations working in the Pacific Rim. Hosted by Meet Hawaii: The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau on October 6 in Washington, DC, the event will showcase Hawaii as an ideal location for International … Continued
MLS will provide foreign language training and curriculum development support on the Language, Regional Expertise and Culture (LREC) contract at Bolling AFB in Washington, DC. The 5-year DoD contract includes LREC requirements ranging from basic acquisition to advanced level instruction.