Leisure Learning Unlimited, Inc.

 

Houston's Source For Lifelong Learning Since 1979

Career Development


Job Search 101: Free Networking & Job Search Classes
Join us every Tuesday for networking and job search classes. JS101 is a non-profit organization that provides free help for job seekers. All classes are taught by professional career coaches. Topics covered are: Resumes, Interviewing, Skills Assessment, 30 Second Introductions, Networking, Marketing Yourself, and more. The morning begins with facilitated networking (we help you get to know each other), followed by breakout sessions including job search classes and resume review. All job seekers welcome.
Instructor: Juliana Ashley
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $FREE
Class #Class Dates
Z1509B4 Tues 10am-12:30pm Feb 3, 10, 17, 24
Z1509C4 Tues 10am-12:30pm Mar 3, 10, 17, 24

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.)

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
Z1516-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 or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU to register.)

Learn to Touch Type on a PC (5 hour class)
This five-hour class is for beginning typists and those wishing to review. Learn the alphabet and some punctuation by touch. At the end of class you should be able to type 15 wpm and know the basics necessary to continue on your own. You will be tested on your speed and provided lessons sto work on at home to improve your typing speed. NOTE: Every minute in this class is vital; you'll learn seven keys in the first 15 minutes. Please arrive on time. Bring your fully charged laptop and a long extension cord to class.
Instructor: Deborah Gomez
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $76 + $10 for text & handouts (not optional)
Class #Class Dates
Z1533B1 Sat 10am-3pm Feb 7
Z1533C1 Sat 10am-3pm Mar 28

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.)

Learn to Touch Type on a PC (3 meeting class)
This 3 meeing class is for beginning typists and those wishing to review. Learn the alphabet and some punctuation by touch. At the end of class you should be able to type 15 wpm and know the basics necessary to continue on your own. You will have lessons to work on during the week and return to class for 2 more sessions to track your typing progress along with typing speed tests. NOTE: Every minute in this class is vital; you'll learn seven keys in the first 15 minutes. Please arrive on time. Bring your fully charged laptop and a long extension cord to class.
Instructor: Deborah Gomez
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $160 + $10 for text & handouts (not optional)
Class #Class Dates
Z1534B3 Sat 10am-1pm Feb 21, 28, Mar 7
Z1534C3 Sat 10am-1pm Apr 4, 11, 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.)

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
Z1540B1 Sat 9:30am-4pm Apr 4

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
Z1608A1 Sat 1-4pm Feb 7

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.)

Alternative Certification--Earn Money While Getting Your Teaching Certificate
The State of Texas and the U.S. are facing a major educational challengeľa growing shortage of qualified teachers. Whether you are a recent college graduate, considering a career change, or a teacher from another state/country, you can become employed as a teacher and receive a standard teaching certificate at the end of your first year of teaching. Receive information on basic requirements, teacher training, alternative certification programs, and career skills that apply to this profession. Take the first step toward the most challenging job you'll ever love. NOTE: A BA/BS is required to receive Alternative Certification.
Instructor: Paul August
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $45 + $12 optional materials
Class #Class Dates
Z1640B1 Tues 7-9pm Mar 17

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.)

Female Bullying in the Workplace
The phenomenon of females being bullied by other females has been discussed in recent years in the media but little has been done to combat or try to deal with the problem. Both females and males need to understand about relational aggression in the workplace. This course is designed to not only help you understand this growing issue but to also help you to not become a victim of perpetrator of workplace bullying.
Instructor: YouGotClass
Area of Town: Online class. To register or more info: www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU
Price:               $195
Class #Class Dates
Z2415-ONLNGo to www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU for class dates and to register.

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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