About this Course
With the boom in technology along with an ease of access, the freelancing economy has grown exponentially over the past decade. The freelance workforce across the globe is primarily dominated by youth with nearly 70% of freelancers being under the age of 35.
Approximately, 77 per cent of Pakistan's population falls under the age of 35 and hence, naturally is more tech savvy than its previous generation. This along with an overall 4G internet coverage at reasonable rates across the country, has encouraged a lot of youngsters to take up e-lancing opportunities. Consequently, Pakistan has been ranked as 4th fastest growing freelance market globally.
This course is formulated to encourage and prepare you to explore the arena of e-lancing with a specially designed online training program by PSDF. The purpose of this course is to help you map out the entire journey of becoming a freelancer and help you get a comprehensive understanding of two commonly used e-lancing platforms (Fiverr and Upwork).
Training Outcome:After successful completion of Course, Trainees will be able to:
Understand the landscape of e-lancing world
Identify potential e-lancing opportunities
Register and use Fiverr and Upwork
Understand and develop required skillset for a freelancer
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Introduction to E-lancing
Key Topics: What is freelancing/e-lancing, Scope and demand of freelancing/e-lancing.
Outcome: Understand career opportunities for e-lancers.
Traditional vs Non-traditional
Key Topics: Understand traditional and non-traditional marketplaces, introduction to formal and informal platforms.
Outcome: Identify relevant e-lancing platforms.
Fiverr and Upwork
Key Topics: Detailed understanding of Fiverr and Upwork, How to Differentiate yourself, Creating a winning bid, Pricing & Payments process.
Outcome: Creating Profile & Portfolio on Fiverr and Upwork.
Skills necessary for a freelancer
Key Topics: Communication skills, Computer literacy , Time management and Client management.
Outcome: Understand and polish required skills.
WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT PSDF
I am a proud PSDF graduate of the mobile app development course and currently working at a leading software house. I am happy where my career is headed and glad that I took the opportunity of enrolling with PSDF.
Prior to the training I was a tutor, and the monthly income I had was not enough for my expenses. After graduating from PSDF course I am now earning Rs. 15,000 to 20,000 per month.
I got enrolled in the free course by PSDF and was taught the basics of customer dealing and now earn Rs. 20,000/month. I would highly recommend all job seekers to enroll in PSDF courses for a brighter future.
I started at the stage where I did not have any understanding of makeup, with PSDF I was able to learn makeup techniques and eventually set up a salon at home and now earn close to Rs. 30,000 to 35,000/month.