Leisure Learning Unlimited, Inc.

 

Houston's Source For Lifelong Learning Since 1979

Self Employment


Franchising
Most small new businesses are franchises. Whether you will be a franchisee or a franchisor, you need to know the legal guidelines and protections that you must follow. Your instructor will review things that he's done as the owner of four national or international franchises or licenses so you can learn from both his positive and negative experiences.
Instructor: Thomas Devine
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $35
Class #Class Dates
Y1035C1 Wed 6:30-9:30pm May 7

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search
An experienced entrepreneur teaches you how to develop the motivation, discipline, and creativity to quit your job and be your own boss.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1516-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Second-Act Jobs--Careers in "Retirement"
Whether you are looking for a bridge job to fill the gap between exiting your primary job/career and entering complete retirement or venturing into a new career, this interactive seminar helps get you started. It provides multiple resources to redirect your strengths, skills, and experience for a second act. Discover ways to find out what your interests are, consider different work options, learn practical how-to's to prepare for your encore job or career, and master 10 job-hunting strategies for those 50+.
Instructor: Doris Stewart
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $95 + $5 for materials
Class #Class Dates
Y1540C1 Sat 9:30am-4pm Jun 14

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Solo-Preneuring TM--Earning a Living Without a Job
Are you tired of your financial security being under the control of someone else? Escape corporate bondage and make a living on your own terms. Discover exciting, creative ways to make money doing what you love to do and never fear a layoff. You will learn how to establish multiple sources of income, make money when you're not working, and more. Great for moms, the soon-to-retire and anyone looking for ways to have fun and make money.
Instructor: Cathy Stucker
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $40 + $20 for optional manual
Class #Class Dates
Y1608B1 Sat 9am-noon May 10

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Sell Ebooks Online
No money? No website? No problem! You can start selling your ebooks today. Ebooks are more popular than ever—Amazon reports they now sell more ebooks than print books, and they are only one of the places you can publish your ebooks for free. You will learn how to sell ebooks from a website of your own, and discover how to get others to sell your ebooks for you. Don't wait–other people are making big money with ebooks. Why not you?
Instructor: Cathy Stucker
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $40 + $20 for optional materials
Class #Class Dates
Y1613B1 Sat 9am-noon Jun 7

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Mystery Shopping for Fun & Profit
Thousands of businesses hire mystery shoppers as “undercover customers” to tell them how they are seen by customers. Mystery shoppers are needed for restaurants, stores, hotels, banks, and more. Get insider secrets from an experienced shopper and find out how you can get paid to shop, eat, and more in your spare time. It's flexible and fun. All you need to get started is Internet access. The text includes more than 100 legitimate and free companies hiring shoppers! Avoid scams and learn the truth about becoming a successful, professional shopper.
Instructor: Cathy Stucker
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $40 + $25 for required text
Class #Class Dates
Y1618B1 Sat 1-4pm May 10

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

eBay for Fun & Profit
If you can get on the Internet, you have the computer skills necessary to start a part or full-time eBay business from home. Earn supplemental income, buy what you want at amazingly low prices, start a home-based business with unlimited potential or just make money clearing the junk out of your garage. Topics include: getting started, buying on eBay, planning and researching your auction, how to write an auction title and listing, the magic words that can increase the number and amount of bids, timing and duration of your auction, how to take and use photos, how to maximize your selling price, and getting paid. It also covers proxy bidding, and the art of “sniping,” plus secrets to getting a great feedback rating fast, getting the best price when selling many identical items and more.
Instructor: Cathy Stucker
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $40 + $20 for optional materials
Class #Class Dates
Y1621C1 Sat 1-4pm Jun 28

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

The Network Marketing Profession: A Video Seminar
Come learn the real reason 95% of all network marketers get frustrated, have no results, and quit the business. (and it has nothing to do with “working the numbers”, having charisma, or some secret sponsoring formula). A 100% no-hype, logical explanation of the Network Marketing Industry. The first hour will be a general presentation on Network Marketing; a 30 minute industry specific presentation will follow.
Instructor: Sybil Benard
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $FREE
Class #Class Dates
Y1625E1 Sat 1:30-3:30pm May 10
Y1625F1 Sat 1:30-3:30pm Jun 21

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Making a Living for Stay-at-Home Moms
Discover a unique concept that will allow you to become a part of an exciting industry while working from home--with a flexible schedule that you create. Learn how you can earn an additional stream of income that can change your family's life forever. This unique concept allows you to make money while creating precious memories with your family. It's family fun while you earn an income.
Instructor: Sybil Benard
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $FREE
Class #Class Dates
Y1632A1 Sat 10am-noon May 10
Y1632B1 Sat 10am-noon Jun 21

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Chickens for Fun & Eggs
Free-range eggs are good for your heart. Explore the pleasure/challenges of raising chickens in and out of Houston. Learn which breeds are better eggers, which are fun to look at and which are the best chickens to have around children. Receive answers to such questions as: should you hatch from eggs or buy chicks, and are roosters optional. Housing, feed, water, basic care and aspects of keeping hens happy, healthy and laying will be covered. This lively class will feature the instructors' personal chicken experiences. NOTE: On the weekend, tour the instructor's chicken farm near Manvel.
Instructor: Ron Doak
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $35 per person or $65 per couple + $10 optional materials
Class #Class Dates
Y1646B1 Thurs 7-9pm Apr 24 & 1 Sun 3-5pm Apr 27
Y1646C1 Thur 7-9pm Jun 12 & 1 Sun 3-5pm Jun 15

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Goat Farming for Pleasure & Profit
It's possible to support your family with 50 goats on five acres. There have been a number of fads in the livestock farming industry. A few have worked but only for a short period of time. Eighty percent of Texas' cattle ranchers either break even or report a loss. Goats, the world's most popular red meat, reproduce twice as fast, forage on the same land, and earn 25 percent more than cattle. Learn how to care, feed and produce goats. This class also addresses developing a plan for earning a living from your goats (meat, dairy, brush, show and breeding types) and the number crunching required to make it work. NOTE: A field trip to the instructor's farm in Alvin is included.
Instructor: Tammy Kocurek
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $41
Class #Class Dates
Y1651B1 Mon 7-9pm May 12 & 1 Sun 4-5pm May 18

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business
An experienced entrepreneur teaches you how to develop the motivation, discipline, and creativity to quit your job and be your own boss.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1700-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Start a Pet Sitting Business
Discover how to translate your love of animals into a fun and profitable career.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1705-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business
An experienced entrepreneur teaches you how to develop the motivation, discipline, and creativity to quit your job and be your own boss.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1710-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Growing Plants for Fun and Profit
An industry professional teaches you everything you need to prosper in the backyard nursery business.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1715-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Start Your Own Gift Basket Business
Express your creativity in a fun and profitable way, by starting a home-based business as a gift basket designer.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1720-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Starting a Consulting Practice
Find out how you can earn income by sharing your training or knowledge with others.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1722-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Secrets of the Caterer
Learn cooking and business secrets from a professional caterer.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1725-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

How to Make Money From Your Writing
You really can make money with your writing. Whether you want to create your own business, add to your income, supplement your retirement, or boost what you're earning as a writer, you'll find the how-to's here.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1730-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Explore a Career as a Paralegal
Find out if a paralegal career is the perfect choice for you, as you explore the fundamentals of U.S. law and legal terminology.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1735-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician
Master the skills that will prepare you for an entry-level position as a pharmacy tech or clerk, and discover the steps you can take to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT).
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1740-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Explore a Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant
Learn what it takes to have a successful career as an administrative medical assistant in the exciting and high-demand world of healthcare. In this course, you’ll master the basics of scheduling patients’ appointments, surgeries, and hospital admissions. In addition, you’ll discover how to create, maintain, and file medical charts. You’ll also find out how to verify patients’ insurance, create encounter forms (charge tickets), post charges, obtain pre-authorizations from insurers, and schedule return visits.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1745-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Explore a Career in a Dental Office
Discover the wide range of dental office careers open to you, master basic dental anatomy and terminology, and learn how dental professionals create healthy smiles.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1750-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Explore a Career in Medical Coding
Take your first step toward a lucrative career as a medical coder! In this course, you'll learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-9-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure. This knowledge will help prepare you to work almost anywhere in the medical field—doctors' offices, clinics, public health facilities, hospitals, labs, nursing homes, insurance agencies, or even the comfort of your own home.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1755-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Explore a Career in Medical Transcription
Learn how to transcribe the medical reports most often used in healthcare today, and discover how to get started and advance as a medical transcriptionist.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1760-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Become a Physical Therapy Aide
Prepare for a rewarding career as a valued member of the physical therapy team.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1765-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Become an Optical Assistant
Learn what it takes to become an optical assistant and discover why it's one of today's most popular and fascinating career opportunities.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1770-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Legal Nurse Consulting
Begin a new career by helping attorneys understand and resolve medical cases and claims.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1775-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Become a Veterinary Assistant
Do you love animals? Have you ever thought about a career as a veterinary assistant? This course, taught by a practicing veterinarian and college instructor, will give you the information you need to prepare for work in veterinary hospitals.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. Learn 24/7. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
Y1780-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly (for total of 12).

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

The Business of Freelance Writing
Have your teachers, friends and colleagues always said you could write for publication, but you didn't know where to start? Here's your chance to learn how it's done. Find out why you must sell an article before you write it. Learn how pros read magazines and Websites. Get tips on finding markets and "pitching" editors. Understand the key elements in the contracts you'll sign. Learn why writing is the smallest part of the job. Discover what happens after you submit the piece to the editor. Most importantly, find out how to get paid.
Instructor: Bridget Mintz Testa
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $39 + $10 materials
Class #Class Dates
Y3161C1 Sat 2-5pm May 3

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Event Planning--The Nuts & Bolts
Whether it's for work, family or play, make that next event successful because of good planning. Learn how to be proactive and avoid, as much as possible, those last minute emergencies so that you can have as much fun as your guests. Receive step-by-step guidelines on how to accomplish your goal. Learn how to get organized so that as many people as possible share the work. Also receive information on vendor/venue selection, event marketing or invitations, how to create a theme and more. With event planning, you have embarked upon a path full of fun, excitement, big challenges and great possibilities. Learn wedding planning, keys to throwing parties, organizing group activities and large special events.
Instructor: Kelly McBride Loft
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $40
Class #Class Dates
Y5913C1 Mon 6:45-9pm Apr 28
Y5913D1 Mon 6:45-9pm Jun 30

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Au Pair 101
Au pairs are young women and men, between the ages of 18 and 26, who provide affordable and flexible in-home childcare. They come from over 20 countries, 6 continents, and arrive on a J1 visa. Talk to an expert in the field and meet an au pair. Ask any question and receive an honest answer. Familiarize yourself with Department of State regulations that govern the program and learn what to look for in an agency, coordinator and au pair. This is a great way to see if having an au pair will benefit your family situation.
Instructor: Arienne De Vassal
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $19
Class #Class Dates
Y8256B1 Fri 10am-noon Apr 25
Y8256C1 Mon 7-9pm May 19
Y8256D1 Fri 10am-noon Jun 20

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

Wholesale Travel Around the Globe
Learn how to travel at wholesale and below for the rest of your life. Save money an everyday items, make money so you can travel for free, or have an additional source of income. Now there is a way to travel to places you only dreamed about. Learn how thousands are traveling the world at prices that have never existed before using a very unique travel concept. This training will walk you through travel websites and teach you how to search for high quality travel at the lowest prices available. It will show you a concept that allows you to make money in the travel industry which is the largest industry in the world and expected to double in size in the next decade. Learn how you can travel at wholesale prices, travel for free, save money, and make money.
Instructor: Neal Nations
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $FREE (if you choose to join, there are a number of options including free, $29 per month and $300 for a lifetime membership. Details will be provided in class.)
Class #Class Dates
Y9050AI1 Mon 7-8:30pm May 12
Y9050AJ1 Tues 7-8:30pm May 27
Y9050AK1 Mon 7-8:30pm Jun 9
Y9050AL1 Mon 7-8:30pm Jun 23

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu to register.)

   
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