To help you develop the key business skills that will help you survive and thrive in the creative industries, we’ve launched a series of FREE one-day workshops throughout England. We also host easy to enrol webinars so you can learn online.
We’re adding more to the list every month so look out for updates from your unions and from FEU Training.
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In this workshop, we will provide you with tips and techniques on how to improve your face-to-face networking skills.
How much do you know about your voice and can you rely upon it in stressful situations? For example, if you need to present a pitch or introduce a piece of work does your voice let you down? Do you mumble, dry up, hyperventilate or otherwise panic? This session will help you identify and manage common problems and ensure that your voice helps rather than hinders your progress when under duress.
In this workshop, we’ll look at how you can manage career detours so that you can get back on track and make the most of your changing circumstances.
In this workshop you’ll learn techniques to help grow your business including what to do before you start to use MailChimp, how to use it quickly and effectively, how to keep your audience’s attention and how to build mailing lists in these days of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
From convincing someone to commission your work to asking for better terms and conditions, this workshop will help you develop your communication skills so that you achieve better and more consistent results.
In this workshop, you’ll learn how to vlog, i.e., to film, edit and upload short videos to YouTube and how it can help support your creative career.
Marketing has changed with the boom of the Internet, and now it’s even more important to understand the principles of marketing your work online. Read more and apply.
If you suspect that there’s more to a successful crowdfunding campaign than putting your great idea online and waiting for the money to roll in, you’d be right. In this workshop, we’ll work though how to structure your own crowdfunding campaign to help you get the results you’re aiming for.
There are some big changes coming up in the way freelance professionals will deal with the tax office. This workshop aims to get you into the right financial habits before the changes come. Essential for every freelance, this workshop will help you improve your financial management from how to work out your tax to cash flow forecasting.
Whether it’s fiction or non-fiction, this workshop will help you develop your book idea as well as write and get it published.
Negotiation is an essential skill for a freelance to master. Whether you are negotiating day rates or defined packages of work, it’s important to learn to represent yourself clearly and effectively with the aim of agreeing terms that you and your client are happy with.
Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platforms and can be an effective platform for creative freelances who want to showcase their work to new/wider audiences. This workshop is ideally suited to beginners who want to learn more about and develop their skills to use this increasingly popular social networking app.