Go Gig or Go Home

WMCP2004 - Go Gig or Go Home

Micro-Course | No Credit or CE | Estimated 1-Hour Workload

  • feature icon Professional Development
  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon No Credit or CE
  • feature icon Estimated 1-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for 180 days

Description

How will you fit in to the emerging and burgeoning gig economy? According to research by Statista, over half of the U.S. workforce will be freelancers by 2027, including those working a part-time side gig or making full wages as a freelancer. This means approximately 33% more people will be freelancing by 2027 compared to today.

This micro-course provides background information about the burgeoning Gig or Freelance Economy. It also explores where to find freelance opportunities, the considerations of gigging, and offers suggestions on how to market yourself as a gigger/freelancer.

What You Will Learn

Upon successful completion of this micro-course, you will be able to:

  • Define the Gig / Freelance Economy
  • Articulate the background of gigging/freelancing.
  • Assess your own skills, abilities, talents, and interests and determine where you might fit in the gig economy.
  • Conduct a search for freelance or gig opportunities.
  • Market oneself as a freelancer (define, articulate, and sell your brand).

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 or older

Refund Policy

You will have 24 hours, or until you receive your completion certificate, to request a full refund after purchase, whichever comes first. No hidden fees. All books and materials are included with purchase.

Faculty Bio

Curriculum

  • Defining the Gig Economy

  • What Can Be Gigged and Identifying Your Gig

  • Considerations for Gigging

  • Marketing Yourself in the Gig Economy

Features

Practical Skills

Practical Skills

Engage in a learning process that enables you to do further introspection and investigation.

Action Plan

Action Plan

Build your knowledge in a particular area of the economy and grow personally & professionally.

Flexible Learning

Flexible Learning

Easily consumable segments to adapt around your busy life.

Awards

Micro-Course Badge

Micro-Course Badge for Go Gig or Go Home

  • feature icon Professional Development
  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon No Credit or CE
  • feature icon Estimated 1-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for 180 days

How to enroll?

  • 1Add course to cart
  • 2Create your account
  • 3Register for course
  • 4Make payment and submit application
  • 5Start learning
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email lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance

Who is this for

  • Learners interested in participating in the gig economy