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Self Employment


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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1516-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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
A1540A1 Sat 9:30am-4pm Feb 20

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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
A1608A1 Sat 9am-noon Apr 9

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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
A1618A1 Sat 1-4pm Apr 9

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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
A1621A1 Sat 9am-noon Feb 27

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

Spare Time, Part Time or Full Time Income in Travel
LLU is looking for people who are interested in marketing our new Travel club. We will discuss a new and innovative travel product that is allowing members to travel the world at prices never seen before and has virtually no competition. Earning potential limited only by the amount of effort you put in. Flexible hours and world class training is available. Residual income and car bonuses can be obtained once low membership goals are achieved. Leads are given for contact and follow up. There is no obligation to check out this once in a lifetime opportunity.
Instructor: Neal Nations
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $FREE
Class #Class Dates
A1634B1 Mon 7-8:30pm Feb 22
A1634C1 Mon 7-8:30pm Mar 21
A1634D1 Mon 7-8:30pm Apr 18

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

Tutoring For Cash or a Career
Are you an educator who's still passionate about teaching but frustrated with the school system? Or an adult seeking to earn some extra cash tutoring but unsure of where to start? Find out about the multitude of local and online employers seeking tutors for all kinds of subjects. Learn about start-up expenses, taxes, and other situations that teachers face as independent contractors. Tutoring may be more profitable than you might think.
Instructor: Cheryl Hubbard
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $35 (handouts included)
Class #Class Dates
A1638B1 Sat 2:30-5pm Mar 5

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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; $65 per couple + $10 optional materials
Class #Class Dates
A1646A1 Thurs 7-9pm Feb 18 & 1 Sun 3-5pm Feb 21
A1646B1 Thurs 7-9pm Apr 7 & 1 Sun 3-5pm Apr 10

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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
A1651A1 Tue 7-9:30pm Mar 15 & 1 Sun 3-4pm Mar 20 (farm tour)

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

Raising Alpacas for Fun & Profit
Alpacas are a smaller cousin to the llama with big eyes, soft fleece and a gentle demeanor. Spend a day in the rolling hills of southern Grimes County learning about them. See what's involved in the care and learn about the shearing of alpacas that are raised for their luxurious fleece. Garments made from high quality alpaca fleece are stronger than wool, yet lightweight and hypoallergenic. During this day, most of your time will be spent outdoors in the pastures and barn. At day's end, visit the instructor's shop in Navasota where alpaca garments and other merchandise will be sold to you at a 15% discount.
Instructor: Larry Wingo
Area of Town: Navasota, TX: 65 miles from Houston
Price:               $98 for the first family member; $66 for each additional family member + a sack lunch
Class #Class Dates
A1656A1 Sat 10am-4pm Feb 27
A1656B1 Sat 10am-4pm Apr 2

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

Housecleaning--Make Good Money & Be Your Own Boss
Tired of working for other people? Want to be your own boss and earn a possible average income of $25 per hour? Housecleaning is a skill that can make you money. This course will cover the basics of how to start up a business (cheap), how to clean and what products to use. This information can also show you how to clean your own home professionally. Remember; good, detailed housecleaners are in demand, so the work is "out there."
Instructor: Marcia Polk
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $42
Class #Class Dates
A1674A1 Sat 9:30-11:30am Feb 27

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1700-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1705-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

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

Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business
Learn how to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. You'll discover how to find your niche within your chosen craft and how to create your own unique business identity.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1710-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1715-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1720-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1722-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

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

Secrets of the Caterer
Learn cooking and business secrets from a professional caterer.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1725-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1730-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1735-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1740-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

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

Explore a Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant
Learn all about the in-demand career of medical information management as you explore the job of an administrative medical assistant (AMA) in a doctor's office--from appointment scheduling and chart creation to medical billing and coding.
Instructor: ed2go
Area of Town: Online class. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1745-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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 fieldódoctors' 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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1755-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1760-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1765-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1770-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1775-ONLN1 Fri & 1 Sat noon Jan 1, Dec 31

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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. More info or to register: www.ed2go.com/llu
Price:               $95
Class #Class Dates
A1780-ONLNNew 6 week courses start the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Two new lessons are released weekly for total 12.

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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
A5850B1 Mon 6:45-9pm Feb 29

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/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
A9050B1 Mon 7-8:30pm Feb 15
A9050C1 Mon 7-8:30pm Mar 14
A9050D1 Mon 7-8:30pm Apr 11

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

   
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