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Tips to Becoming a Freelance Researcher & Consultant

Track: Leadership and Professional Development

Session Number: 6021
Date: Thu, Jul 28th, 2022
Time: 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: International 2

Description:

Have you had thoughts about becoming a freelance researcher and consultant but don’t know what’s involved or how to get started? Join Tracey as she passes along her experience as a researcher and consultant of her own research business. Attendees will take home tips on how to create and maintain a network of clients; create marketing and communication pieces; communicate with and become a strategic consultant with clients; create appropriate pricing for your services; create important partnerships with other consultants and vendors; discuss finances, taxes, and expenses; and, most importantly, the responsibilities – and fun – being your own boss!
Session Type: Breakout Session (75 Minutes)

Learning Objective #1: Attendees will be able to create a freelance research and consulting work plan including what is needed 'in-house' and how to work with clients in the field.
Learning Objective #2: Attendees will learn the steps necessary to build their own freelance research business.
Primary Competency: N/AL:Leadership and Professional Development Track
Secondary Competency: DS:Competency 6: Strategic Management & Communication
Tertiary Competency: RM:Competency 16: Change and Project Management
Intended Audience Level: Level II
Recommended Prerequisites: Attendees should have an established career in prospect research and development.
Organization Size: All Team Sizes
Session Type: Breakout Session (75 Minutes)

Learning Objective #1: Attendees will be able to create a freelance research and consulting work plan including what is needed 'in-house' and how to work with clients in the field.
Learning Objective #2: Attendees will learn the steps necessary to build their own freelance research business.
Primary Competency: N/AL:Leadership and Professional Development Track
Secondary Competency: DS:Competency 6: Strategic Management & Communication
Tertiary Competency: RM:Competency 16: Change and Project Management
Intended Audience Level: Level II
Recommended Prerequisites: Attendees should have an established career in prospect research and development.
Organization Size: All Team Sizes