More professionals are opting to go freelance than ever before, but our research shows that freelancers often frustrate their clients because they lack key business skills.

Next Workshop

21 June in JHB


One Day
9am – 4pm


Randburg – Johannesburg

What you get

A copy of “What the Freelance” Book, completion certificate, light lunch and a whole new repertoire of insider tips to take your business to the next level!

R 3 450,00

incl. VAT

The freelance market grew 63% in 2015, 42% of which were creative roles. Experts even suggest that the self-employed will outgrow the public-sector workforce by 2018! The South African market, especially the under-25s sector, is growing at almost 60%.

Our own research into the creative agency space revealed that the single biggest frustration agencies experience when working with freelancers, is the freelancers’ lack of business acumen.

This workshop is a section of the larger twelve week course, where the course creator shares fundamental business tips for the creative and digital freelancer, namely, how to create your own revenue, retain clients, market yourself and deal with your clients in a professional manner.

What you will learn:

  • Freelance fundamentals
  • Goal setting and growth
  • The core elements of business strategy
  • Accounting, taxes and good governance for small businesses
  • Basics of HR management
  • Sales and sales strategies
  • Basics of marketing
  • Systems, procedures and project management

This workshop is perfect for:

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business owners
  • Social media managers
  • Digital marketing specialists
  • Freelancers

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Terms & Conditions: 1. DigitLab Academy reserves the right to cancel and/or reschedule workshops that lack full attendance. 2. 50% of the workshop fee will be retained as a cancellation fee if attendees cancel up to 7 days before the workshop. 3. The full course fee will be charged for all cancellations made less than 6 days before the workshop. 3.The full course fee will be charged for non-attendance.

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