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Instructional Designer Portfolio Masterclass

Have an engaging, professional Corporate Learning and Development Portfolio by the end of this course
John Hinchliffe
670 students enrolled
English [Auto]
Why having a Portfolio is so important for job-seekers and freelancers
How to define your brand and unique selling proposition
Perfectly balancing quantity with quality of portfolio items
Go through various practical example work briefs to create your portfolio
Gain insight into the key do's and don'ts when developing a portfolio
How to effectively display your portfolio to give the viewer the information they want
Strategies for optimising your profile online
Explore the ethical and intellectual property considerations you need to know
Methods to evolve your portfolio and how to maintain it as you progress in your career

Are you an aspiring or experienced Instructional Designer? Are you looking to land your dream job or attract new clients as a freelancer? If so, having an outstanding portfolio is absolutely crucial. But I understand that creating an effective portfolio from scratch can feel overwhelming, especially when you’re unsure about what to include to truly showcase your skills. That’s where this practical masterclass steps in to guide you towards success!

As someone with over 15 years of experience in the Learning & Development industry, I have had the privilege of reviewing more than 100 Instructional Designer portfolios both as a hiring manager and mentor. I’ve witnessed firsthand what works and the common mistakes that individuals make when building their initial portfolios. Drawing on this wealth of knowledge, I have created this course to provide you with comprehensive insights into creating an effective portfolio, along with practical tools that will enable you to develop a fully functional portfolio by the end of the program—one that will impress hiring managers and clients alike!

Throughout this course, we will cover the following key areas:

  1. In-depth analysis of great real-world portfolios: We will explore top-notch portfolios to demonstrate the level of quality you should strive for. By dissecting successful examples, you will understand what it takes to stand out from the crowd.

  2. Project outline templates: Crafting your projects’ context is vital to communicate your skills to potential employers or clients effectively. This course provides valuable templates that will help you clearly and concisely outline your projects, leaving no room for ambiguity.

  3. FREE Authoring Tool: No need to reach for your credit card! I will equip you with a FREE Authoring Tool that enables you to create your portfolio courses hassle-free. Say goodbye to an expensive start to your Instructional Design career and hello to a seamless portfolio-building experience!

  4. Practical Portfolio Briefs: Through hands-on exercises, I will guide you through four portfolio briefs that will serve as the foundation for your projects. You will gain invaluable experience as you work on each brief, honing your skills and creating impressive examples to showcase your expertise.

  5. Comprehensive guidance on hosting and website options: I understand the importance of presenting your work in an engaging manner. That’s why I provide you with thorough guidance on hosting your portfolio courses and exploring various website options. Your portfolio will be informative and visually captivating, leaving a lasting impression on potential employers and clients.

  6. Personal Branding: Effectively defining and promoting your brand is critical to selling yourself to hiring managers and clients. This course delves into the strategies and techniques you need to develop a compelling personal brand that will set you apart from the competition.

  7. Avoiding common mistakes: Starting a portfolio can be a minefield of potential missteps. I will highlight the most common mistakes made by Instructional Designers and show you how to steer clear of them. By learning from the experiences of others, you can save time, energy, and frustration on your journey to portfolio excellence.

By enrolling in the Instructional Designer Portfolio Masterclass, you will gain the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to build an outstanding portfolio that reflects your expertise and captivates potential employers and clients. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to elevate your career and open doors to exciting new opportunities in corporate Learning and Development!

Further examples of portfolios from 'The Complete ID Course'

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