Online Skills Programs
University of Houston provides you the opportunity to learn a new hobby or skill from anywhere. A new class session starts each month, so you can learn alongside a cohort of peers and discuss new lessons each week. Students interested in skills programs can choose to enroll on a specific start date in a course that is instructor-led.
Most skills programs are completed over the span of 6 weeks, with 12 lessons representing a total of 24 course hours. Course lessons are released every Wednesday and Friday. Each lesson includes quizzes, assignments, discussion areas, supplemental links and more. A certificate of completion can be downloaded after the successful completion of a course.
If you are a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances, or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, these courses will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.
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You'll explore a broad overview of the basics of digital photography, including equipment, software, and practical uses. We'll discuss different types of digital cameras, from phones and tablets to digital SLRs, all of which offer a wide array of photographic options.
Learn the basics of employment law so you can legally hire, evaluate and manage employees as a manager, supervisor, small business owner, human resource specialist, or corporate executive. Learn the difference between an employee and independent contractor; the basic types of employee benefits; effective hiring, evaluation, and termination procedures.