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Managing Freelancing Projects


This course will prepare you for managing freelancing projects, from sourcing clients through project completion and payment.

This course will prepare you for managing freelancing projects, from sourcing clients through project completion and payment.


4 weeks

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated November 1, 2023

Skills you'll learn:
Stakeholder management • Invoicing • Freelancing platforms • Project scoping
Basic computer literacy

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Introduction to Managing Freelancing Projects

Gain an introduction to what it means to work with clients and manage projects, including the stakeholders and why this course is important.

Lesson 2

Creating a Process to Source Clients

This lesson will help you source clients for your digital freelancing business, including using freelancing platforms and social media and sending expressions of interest.

Lesson 3

Negotiate a Project Scope and a Pricing Framework

Scoping a project, selecting the right pricing framework for a job, service agreements and project structures are all things that will be covered in this lesson.

Lesson 4

Managing Projects

Learn best practices for communicating with clients and managing projects. By the end of this lesson, you will be familiar with some project management tools and run through a few scenarios.

Lesson 5

Completing Projects

Being able to communicate the completion of project deliverables and securing payment are necessary components of freelancing projects and will be covered by this lesson.

Lesson 6 • Project

Working with a Mock Client

This project will give you the opportunity to demonstrate the skills you've learned in this course by working with a mock client to practice the initial communication stages.

Taught By The Best

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Anupam Jain

Founder, Saathi Re

Anupam runs a tech startup using data science to provide information about social impact organizations. He holds an MS in Computer Science from University of Southern California and has spent more than a decade designing and building technologies for underserved communities. He has 6 granted patents at USPTO.

The Udacity Difference

Combine technology training for employees with industry experts, mentors, and projects, for critical thinking that pushes innovation. Our proven upskilling system goes after success—relentlessly.

Demonstrate proficiency with practical projects

Projects are based on real-world scenarios and challenges, allowing you to apply the skills you learn to practical situations, while giving you real hands-on experience.

  • Gain proven experience

  • Retain knowledge longer

  • Apply new skills immediately

Top-tier services to ensure learner success

Reviewers provide timely and constructive feedback on your project submissions, highlighting areas of improvement and offering practical tips to enhance your work.

  • Get help from subject matter experts

  • Learn industry best practices

  • Gain valuable insights and improve your skills