How to build a portfolio career

How to build a portfolio career

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Portfolio Career

Are you facing redundancy, returning to work after having children, wanting a new career direction or just longing to create better work life balance? This course explores the practical steps in developing a portfolio career – a mix of work opportunities that may include freelance, contract work, creative practice, self-employment and permanent part-time work.

The course is practical in its focus, with plenty of space for discussion, an opportunity to invest in your own development and career future. It is supported by two virtual action learning sessions to help you turn your learning into action.

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What will I learn?

  • Understood what is portfolio career is; the advantages and challenges
  • Explored frameworks that demonstrate how traditional career routes can stifle our potential and creativity
  • Identified the work you really enjoy and the different ways you can earn money by developing your knowledge and skills
  • Considered how to build real and virtual networks for promoting your business ideas
  • Explored different approaches to CV writing and considered how traditional CV's can be unhelpful
  • Planned your portfolio - what is in, what is out and why
  • Identified your skill gaps, how to mitigate them and how to develop yourself
  • Considered how to build your self-confidence and resilience
  • Developed a project plan to put learning into action and identified your first steps

How much does it cost?

  • 1 Day
  • £650 + VAT per delegate
  • Please contact us to discuss in-house pricing

Is this for me?

This course is for anyone who wants to build a full or part-time career using their knowledge and skills in new ways to create an exciting, sustainable work portfolio.

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Acacia Learning Ltd
26 Havelock Walk
SE23 3HG
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 208 239 1323


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