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Duration

12 hours

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Total fee

Free

Mode of learning

Online

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Credential

Certificate

Building Your Freelancing Career Capstone
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Highlights

  • Earn a Certificate upon completion from Coursera
  • Get flexible deadlines in accordance to student's schedule
  • Course 5 of 5 in the Building Your Freelancing Career Specialization
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Building Your Freelancing Career Capstone
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  • As the final course in the Building Your Freelancing Career specialization, learners will build upon their fundamental skills from courses 1-4 to develop a fully fleshed out business plan, brand and financial model for their real freelancing business, or one they develop just for the purpose of determining whether or not they will be able to launch a new business venture
  • Once they have developed their plan, they will be able to submit them for peer review and completion of the specialization

Building Your Freelancing Career Capstone
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Curriculum

Course Overview

Course Introduction

Introduction to Business Plans

Get acquainted with our freelancers

Specialization Overview

Capstone Project Details

About CalArts and Extended Studies

Forum Guidelines

Academic Integrity

Requesting Peer Reviews

Find a Problem with a Hungry Audience

Understanding and Sizing Your Market

Spy on the Competition

Design Your Solution

Build Your Persona

Research Your Ideal Customer

Problem and Ideal Target Customer (Page 2)

Market Sizing

Market Research & Sizing (Page 3)

Step 3 - Assess the Competition

Competition (Page 4)

Discover your customers

Solution (Page 5)

Course 2 Review - Finances

Business Finance

Business Inputs Walkthrough

Could you give yourself a raise?

Testing additional assumptions

Adding more complexity to your inputs

Runaway 3: Design your business budget

Runway 3 continued

Financial Plan (Page 7)

Course 3 Review - Style and Presentation

Preparing Your Business Plan

Branding

Pitch your solution

Add Your Branding

Branding (Page 1 and entire document)

Pitch & Positioning (Page 6)

Course 4 Review - Risks

Risk Management

Passwords & Account Management

Rajib on facing and overcoming obstacles

Nick on balancing finances

Risks (Page 8)

Making a Go/No Go Decision

Go or No Go? (Page 9)

Self Evaluation (Page 10)

Finalize and submit your plan

Evaluating a Business Plan

Giving Useful Feedback

Socks' words of encouragement

Nick's words of wisdom

Rajib's parting advice

Conclusion

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Building Your Freelancing Career Capstone
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Admission Process

    Important Dates

    May 25, 2024
    Course Commencement Date

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