Digital Freelance Launch Pad

Course description


Hello, my name is Martin Labbé, we are from the ITC Tech Sector Development team. We have the pleasure of welcoming you to “Digital Freelance Launch Pad: A Practical Guide to Making a Profit Online”.

Hello, my name is Michelle Vu. This course focuses on the online freelancing opportunities available for people in emerging economies. In this course, we will cover everything from the basics of online freelancing to securing your first gig.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

Identify the skills required to become an online freelancer and create a plan to get started;
Assess the different types of online work platforms and payment methods available for freelancers, as well as the different advantages and disadvantages of using each of them; and
Use effective strategies to get started with your first online jobs and ensure that your clients are satisfied with your work.


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Participants who meet the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion issued in electronic format.


Module 1:
The Freelancing Opportunity
Module 2:
Online Work Platforms and Payment Methods
Module 3:
Searching For and Getting Started with Your First Online Freelancing Jobs
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Course Language
English ‎(en)‎
Next start date
7, October 2024
Time required
4 hours over 2 weeks
Course type
Online/Internet Based
Course fee
Free of charge
Course access
Open for enrolment
Tutor Information

Michelle Vu

entrepreneurship freelance freelancer online