Freelancing Fundamentals

Free

Overview

*This credential is only available to current RMIT students


Freelancing is a growing industry and skilled freelancers are sought after by employers. Running your own business requires you to take initiative and be self-aware, open to new opportunities, flexible and resilient. A good freelancer needs to know their worth, understand how to use key tools such as creating an invoice and quotation, and master communication skills including negotiating and networking.

Skills and learning outcomes

Gain an edge in a competitive market by understanding some key aspects of freelancing.


  1. Identify and analyse the mindset required to succeed as a freelancer
  2. Explore effective communication skills
  3. Develop the essential tools needed as part of your freelancing toolkit


Content

  • The freelancing mindset
  • Communication as a freelancer
  • Essential Freelancing tasks


How does it work ?

The earner of this badge participated in an online course co-created by RMIT Activator and Papercloud.


  • They are able to:
  • Identify and analyse the mindset required to succeed as a freelancer
  • Explore effective communication skills
  • Develop the essential tools needed as part of your freelancing toolkit


The final assessment sees learners create and email an invoice to a client.

When can I do it ?