Confiz and Airschool have come together for a Freelancing Bootcamp to help elevate the differently-abled community of Pakistan. Both organizations believe in the mission of making high quality education accessible, affordable and inclusive. Students chosen for the scholarship will go through live and online cohort-based training with some of the best domain experts at Airschool namely Asra Rizwan Khan - Founder OpenMic, Dua Syed - Founder DesignKhana, Hira Saeed - Founder TechGeeks and lastly, Faiza Yousaf - Founder CodeGirls. The bootcamp is aimed at preparing students for the freelance market and to become able to deliver top-notch work. About Confiz Limited - Founded in 2005, with offices in UAE, Estonia, USA and Pakistan, Confiz has been enabling people and verticals around the world with high performance technology solutions and applications.
Module 01: Effective Communication Skills Understanding the significance of communication skills for a freelancer; Acing interpersonal and intrapersonal communication; Developing and structuring storytelling skills; Becoming an active listener; Being heard in team meetings, pitches, and interviews. Module 02: Writing Winning Emails Setting up a professional email; Improving comprehension skills; Building a pre-email checklist; Ensuring the essentials of email are in place; Using writing tools for grammar and tone; Figuring out the best time to schedule emails; Closing the conversation with key results.
Module 1: Introduction to Content Writing This module will provide a brief introduction of content writing where you will learn the basics of content writing, why it is required in the online world, how you can benefit from the rising demand for content writers and the different career option paths. Module 2: Writing Principles This module will be focused on how to approach your first content writing project and how to set your own personal voice for writing. Module 3: Crafting your Reader’s Persona This module will be focused on creating a persona for your ideal prospect, and describing how you would approach writing a piece of content for that prospect. Module 4: Content and Copy This module will be focused on highlighting the difference between content writing and copywriting. It will also highlight the use cases. Module 5: My Writing Process [Tools Introduction] This module will show you how I write and my entire process of writing words for my high-paying clients. It will also introduce students to my favorite tools that I use. Module 6: Free Writing Assignments Break-free sessions will allow students to indulge themselves into writing assignments online and will take 1:1 feedback on how they can improve their process and style of writing.
Module 1: Introduction to Graphic Design In this module we will discuss the basics of Graphics design, its theory and history. We will also cover basic elements of Graphics Design namely, Line, Shape, Color, Form, Texture, Space, Value. Module 2: Introduction to Adobe Illustrator We will take a look at tools in Illustrator, what are the fundamentals tools like Pen Tool, Shape Tool and some common Illustration Techniques. Module 3: Introduction to Typography We will talk about Typography, its anatomy, type classifications, type families, type alignments, spacing, size and case. Module 4: Let’s do Photoshop Basics of Photoshop including tools, layers, brush tools, photo retouching, manipulation, digital painting, mockups. Module 5: Showcase what you have learned We will cover how to build a portfolio, present design, and create presentations for clients. Module 6: Services that can be delivered on Freelancing websites We will refine and design products that can be delivered on Upwork, Fiverr, etc like websites. The products include, logo design, branding, resume design, book cover design, magazine cover, brochure design, poster design, digital art work, image creation, social media and podcast cover design, YouTube thumbnails.
Module 1: Identifying freelancing platforms We will identify and talk about Freelancer, UpWork and Fiverr. How to create a strong profile, mention rates and showcase your portfolio. We will revise your understanding of approaching clients, pitching yourself as a freelancer. Module 2: Winning clients and processing payments We will talk about clients management and how to retain them for long term projects. We will also discuss how you can accept, and withdraw international payments in Pakistan. How to manage your account and taxation for freelancers.
This is not an ordinary course but a masterclass specially designed to help you become successful in the market. Some of the perks include:
All the classes will be conducted live giving you the opportunity to engage with the instructor and fellow course takers.
If for some reason, you missed a lecture, videos will be provided for you to stay up to speed with the class.
Meet Successful people who started their journey from content creation. Seek inspiration and learn from their experiences.
Clearly designed assignments and goals to build your foundations throughout the class
A Dedicated Slack community to connect with your classmates and instructor
Get inspiration from the work of your fellows. Find your own tribe of supporters!
The class will have batches in Local language.
Certification will be provided to participants.
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