Freelancing 101: Becoming Your Own Boss

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

Freelancing 101: Becoming Your Own Boss

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

Considering striking out on your own into the growing field of freelancing? Then this is the workshop for you. In it you’ll learn:

  • Things to consider before taking the plunge
  • How to find the right clients and projects
  • The pros and cons of different pricing methods
  • Ways to develop strong time management and work habits
  • Pitfalls to avoid
  • Administrative stuff like incorporating, bank accounts, insurance, bookkeeping, etc.

Takeaways

After this workshop you’ll have the foundational knowledge required to become a freelancer. Most importantly you’ll know how to:

  • Find your strengths and market them
  • Discover profitable projects through referrals, research, and networking
  • Handle the day-to-day details
  • Strategies for growing

Prereqs & Preparation

Please bring a laptop and be prepared to discuss why you’re interested in becoming a freelancer and what your biggest concern is.

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