So You Want to Go Contracting or Freelance? - A  Step-by-Step Guide to the World of Freelancing, Interim Management and Contracting

Have you thought about going into freelancing, interim management or contracting but you are nervous about making the jump?  If so, then this presentation is ideal for you.

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SPEAKER: Paul Taylor, MBCS

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AGENDA
The event will start at 6.30 till 8.00, but networking and coffee/tea from 6.00 and refreshments and networking afterwards from 8.00 till 9.00.

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SYNOPSIS
Have you thought about going into freelancing, interim management or contracting but you are nervous about making the jump?  If so then this presentation is ideal for you.

Paul Taylor (an experienced contractor) will walk you through the following four stages so by the end of the presentation you will have a good indication of whether contracting, freelancing and interim management is the right move for you:

  1. Is it a good choice for you? - remember that contracting, interim management and freelancing is not ideal for everyone
  2. What preparation is required before going contracting, freelancing and interim management? - remember perfect planning reduces the likelihood of poor performance
  3. How to get your first assignment?
  4. How to operate on a day-to-day basis?

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SPEAKER BIO
Paul Taylor MBA MBCS is a consultant with nearly 30 years experience of implementing change across the financial services, oil/gas, charities and professional bodies.

Chair and NED for a variety of industry and social enterprises (including a film production company offering opportunities to BAME community and a firm that promotes awareness of gambling problems primarily to young people).

Author and speaker on a variety of subjects (e.g. change management, freelancing, technology, etc) and has just recently published a book called "So you want to go contracting?".
Mentor to various people on areas such as career planning, career changes, etc.

An Associate Lecturer for the Open University STEM School teaching Technology Management.
Obtained an MBA from the Open University in 1999 and is currently studying for a PhD at Middlesex University.

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For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS does not issue invitation letters.

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THIS EVENT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY: BCS Consultancy SG.  For more information about the group, go to: https://www.bcs.org/category/9568

So You Want to Go Contracting or Freelance? - A  Step-by-Step Guide to the World of Freelancing, Interim Management and Contracting - Consultancy SG
Date and time
7 May, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
1st Floor, The Davidson Building
5 Southampton Street
London
WC2E 7HA
Price
This event is sold out