The Business of Copyediting (WCWP-40333)
6 Weeks | Online
In the Business of Copyediting course, students will be prepared to launch their own copyediting or proofreading business or grow an existing one. In today's economy, creating a career with flexibility and mobility appeals to many people. The course will focus on how to acquire work, grow your business, legal and tax structures, financial basics, and day-to-day management. Included are resources for networking though copyediting organizations.
By the end of this course, students will have the following:
- A plan to launch and maintain an editing business.
- A plan for finding and approaching clients in a preferred niche or subject area.
- Working knowledge of financial and legal issues such as business structures, income taxes, expenses, recordkeeping, and business liability insurance.
- Working knowledge of editorial rates, contracts, invoicing, and work logs.
- A set of resources and tools to help in their editing business.
Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall | Online
Note: Non-certificate students may take this class. There are assignments and reading with weekly due dates. Please purchase the textbook before class begins.
Contact: For more information about this course, please email email@example.com
Course Number: WCWP-40333
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Copyediting
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7/31/2023 - 9/9/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Robin Kelley earned her B.A. in English Education from Montana State University (MSU). After graduation, Robin followed her wanderlust and traveled extensively before returning to Montana. Her enthusiasm for education and language led her to a position as the managing editor for a continuing education company. She has also pursued her career in community involvement and education through a variety of positions, including teaching communications at MSU and Gallatin College as well as working as a writing coach in the college of business at MSU. Robin completed the Copyediting Certificate Program through UC San Diego Extension and is thrilled to teach with the team at UC San Diego. As the owner of her own freelance editing business, which focuses on editing, writing, and developing educat...Read More
The Freelancer's Bible 1st
by Sara Horowitz
ISBN / ASIN: 9780761164883
You may purchase textbooks via the UC San Diego Bookstore.
Early enrollment advised.
No refunds after: 7/14/23.
"This is an online course; all class sessions are taught
online. There are no face-to-face class sessions. You
will have access to your online course on the published
start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is
confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start
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7/31/2023 - 9/9/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Arts, Humanities, Languages & Digital Arts department at 858-534-5760 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information about when this course will be offered again.