The Freelancer certificate is designed to give all students, but especially non-business majors, a boot-camp understanding of business as applied to a freelance independent contractor . It is designed for new grads who want to freelance to start their careers, full-time workers who want to freelance to earn extra money or transition to a new career, laid-off workers, workers leaving full-time jobs, parents who want to freelance for a flexible schedule, people who want turn their hobbies into profitable freelance ventures, and seniors who freelance to supplement their incomes . In the classes students learn how to plan and get started, personal and people skills, different business trades and industries, networking and opportunities, how to get and develop customers, where to get money, how to get paid and how to launch a new freelance business . Classes are short one-unit classes. The goal of the certificate is to teach, as quickly as possible, just what someone needs to know to survive in business as a freelancer.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the basic requirements to successfully start and run a small business as well as the ability to apply planning methods to business and entrepreneurial situations.
|ENTR 120||Introduction to Working as a Freelance Independent Contractor||1|
|ENTR 121||People Skills for the Freelancer||1|
|ENTR 122||Opportunities in Freelance Industries and Trades||1|
|ENTR 123||Marketing to Attract Customers and Grow Your Freelance Business||1|
|ENTR 124||Survival Finance and Accounting for the Freelancer - Show Me the Money||1|
|ENTR 125||Launch Your Freelance Business||1|