[ASC-list] AMWA workshop weninar:‘Making the transition to freelance medical writing’

leohman1 at bigpond.net.au leohman1 at bigpond.net.au
Mon Apr 13 04:17:33 UTC 2015

Posted on behalf of the Australasian Medical Writers Association

Registration is open

AMWA online professional development workshop

‘Making the transition to freelance medical writing’

When:       	Tuesday, 28 April 2015 
Time:           	12 noon to 2 pm AEST 
Cost:           	AMWA members 	$85 AUD 
		Non-members		$100 AUD
Presenter:	Michelle Guillemard, freelance health & medical writer 

Register today at http://www.trybooking.com/124222 **

Places are strictly limited to 10 participants. 

Workshop objective
To demonstrate the steps involved in setting up a freelance medical writing business.

In this workshop participants will:
•	create a business plan for their freelance medical writing business
•	create a series of short- and long-terms goals
•	learn how to find clients
•	learn how to market their business, including blogging, networking and social media
•	learn about templates, workflow procedures and the day-to-day requirements of running a business.

Participant profile
This workshop is aimed at writers who are thinking about or are ready to start a freelance writing career.

Workshop format
The workshop includes a mandatory a pre-workshop assignment as well as an online session. The pre-workshop assignment should take no longer than one hour and must be returned to the presenter by COB 21 April. The two-hour online session is interactive and includes presentations, exercises and discussion.   
You will receive the pre-workshop assignment upon booking.
Workshop leader
Michelle Guillemard is a freelance medical writer and founder of Health Writer Hub. Michelle has been running a freelance health and medical writing business for several years and also teaches health writing courses.

**Before booking, please note that the workshop will use the Citrix Go To Webinar platform, and you must use VoIP (the computer microphone and speakers, and a headset is highly recommended as this is an interactive session). This is to avoid long distance phone call charges. 

Please make sure that your computer meets the system requirements

If you have questions, please contact L.E. Ohman at pdp at medicalwriters.org

L.E. Ohman, PhD
Freelance medical writer/editor
AMWA Professional Development Officer
0408 318 907

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