Digiskills Freelancing Course Videos Week 1


Week 1 – Lectures: 

Topic 1 | Introduction of the instructor 

Topic Brief

This topic is about introduction and background of the instructor along with the importance of this course. 

Video Link: https://youtu.be/l2mEtXZnF08 

Topic 2 | What is covered in the Course and Course Support 

Topic Brief

In this topic, you will learn about how to explore the "Course Website" and weekly activities. You will get to know about how to contact the Support team of DigiSkills.pk via Discussions, Online Support and Call Support. 

Video Link: https://youtu.be/RGV0XcdsRtQ 

Topic 3 | Introduction to Freelancing: What is Freelancing? 

Topic Brief

In this topic, the instructor will explain the concept of freelancer and freelancing.

Video Link: https://youtu.be/p3tGI3Wf6fU 

Topic 4 | Introduction to Freelancing: Why Freelancing? 

Topic Brief

In this topic the instructor will explain the following points:

  • Importance of Freelancing
  • Financial Freedom
  • Passive Income
  • Contribution of Freelancing in the economy
  • Unemployment
  • Emerging freelancing trends worldwide

Video Link: https://youtu.be/qIQnC3W0Mdk 

Topic 5 | Introduction to Freelancing: Importance of Freelancing for Females 

Topic Brief

This topic is about the importance of freelancing for females, what benefits they have and how can they grow as freelancers.

Video Link: https://youtu.be/0jQmlzRKMvU 

Topic 6 | Introduction to Freelancing: Types of Freelance marketplaces 

Topic Brief

Types of freelance marketplaces will be discussed in this topic.

Video Link:: https://youtu.be/OECeGWN0pOg 

Topic 7 | Introduction to Freelancing: Advantages of Freelancing 

Topic Brief

In this topic the instructor will discuss the advantages of freelancing:

  • Financial freedom
  • Passive income
  • Flexible hours
  • Location flexibility
  • You keep all the profits
  • Work wherever you want
  • Unlimited earning potential
  • Time to focus on your health

Video Link: https://youtu.be/6piGTtSO6t4 

Topic 8 | Introduction to Freelancing: Disadvantages of Freelancing 

Topic Brief

Wrong freelancing approaches and their disadvantages will be discussed in this video lecture.

Video Link:: https://youtu.be/mRKzaHkxPAA 

Topic 9 | Essentials of Freelancing 

Topic Brief

In this topic you will learn about what you will need to start your career as a freelancer.

  • A Laptop/Computer with a good internet connection
  • An in-demand skill with good expertise along with an attractive portfolio
  • Proficient communication and management skills

Video Link: https://youtu.be/sue9Fy0E7ko 

Topic 10 | Choose Your Craft (Skills): Define Your Goals

Topic Brief

In this topic the instructor will guide you on how to define your goal along with how to divide it into achievable milestones.

Video Link: https://youtu.be/J8iJq9usJHo 

Topic 11 | Choose Your Craft (Skills): What skills do you have? 

Topic Brief

In this topic, the instructor will discuss how to identify your existing skills and judge if you can use your existing skill for freelancing.

Video Link: https://youtu.be/N8L4JZPtNUs 

Topic 12 | Choose Your Craft (Skills): What skill excites you? 

Topic Brief

In this topic the instructor will guide you to list down the skills 'you have' and the skills that 'excites you' so you can choose the best one which is highly in-demand on freelance marketplaces.

Video Link: https://youtu.be/Tc-lZ95Oh0M 

Topic 13 | Choose Your Craft (Skills): How to learn a new skill? 

Topic Brief

It this topic the instructor will discuss how to learn a new skill according to the trends. Different mediums will be discussed e.g., DigiSkills.pk, YouTube, Udemy etc.

Video Link: https://youtu.be/IxvgxZ3t_oY 

Topic 14 | What is Business Communication?

Topic Brief

What is Communication and the difference between Communication and Business Communication will be discuss in this topic.

Video Link: https://youtu.be/b22r2SaqTfI 

Topic 15 | Importance of Communication Skills for Freelancing 

Topic Brief

In this topic you will get to know about the importance of Communication Skills for freelancing along with how to grab the attention of clients to convince them.

Video Link: https://youtu.be/d3_w5m6S5tY 

Topic 16 | How to Improve Communication Skill 

Topic Brief

In this topic the instructor will share some tips to improve communication with the client e.g., improving vocabulary, reading, practice, listening, etc.

Video Link: https://youtu.be/Do88R-cEFwU 

Topic 17 | Real World Scenarios and Examples of Communication With Clients 

Topic Brief:

In this topic, some real-world scenarios and examples of effective communication with the client will be shared by the instructor. Right and wrong sentence examples will be shared. 

Video Link: https://youtu.be/istaLrYC0GY 

Topic 18 | Ways of Freelancing 

Topic Brief:

This topic is about the ways to do freelancing e.g., freelance marketplaces, local market/offline freelancing, social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram), classified ad sites (Olx, Craigslist), etc.

Video Link: https://youtu.be/bBowu1-GyFs

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