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Feb 01

Business consultant, serial entrepreneur, and author Brent Spilkin, in partnership with Digitlab Academy, has turned his book What the Freelance (WTF) into a 12-week course at Vega School, a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). The book is set to launch in March.

Students can now study <i>What the Freelance</i> at Vega School

"There is a lot of information packed into those 313 pages, and that’s why I’ve turned it into the book you can’t buy," says Spilkin. 

Anyone who is freelancing in the digital or creative space, contemplating freelancing, or looking to improve their efficiency in managing freelancers, can now access information in bite-size, digestible and implementable pieces.

"We know the gig economy is growing," adds Spilkin. "Now is the time to upskill yourself and learn the tools to make your freelance career lucrative and sustainable. It’s not just about freedom and flexibility, but about being profitable and successful."

The 12-week short course is available at Vega campuses in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, and Durban. Sessions will take place on Thursday evenings from 17:30 to 20:30 and will be facilitated by experienced Vega Navigators. 

The course will be repeated in July and September. The total cost is R14 200.00 and payment terms are available. It’s also the only way individuals can get the book.

"We are proud to be able to deliver the WTF short course in partnership with Spilly, which we believe aligns perfectly with Vega’s aim of nurturing well-rounded, conceptually and strategically minded future leaders of industry, capable of finding solutions to the world’s challenges," says Shevon Lurie, MD of Vega.

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