Developing Professional Trainers for Fortune 500 Companies since 1969

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Communications, Computer & Financial Projects ...

ESF Introduces Its Competency-Based Training Process

IBM Main Frame
Since 1969 when ESF began, it has completed a variety of Workshops and Training Projects and offered its ProTrainer Processes to a wide variety of organizations in the Communications & Computer industries all across the United States and in all parts of the world including: Canada, Mexico, Europe, Central and South America, Australia and Asia.

ESF's Clients include those listed below.

UNIVAC: IBM Main Frame
circa mid-1970s

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IBM (International Business Machines) ...

IBM Ed PackIDLS-ProTrainer 1: Corporate Staff Training

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), a multinational computer technology and IT consulting corporation headquartered in Armonk, NY, is an information technology company that has a continuous history dating back to the 19th century.

IBM Training
IBM manufactures and sells computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure services, hosting services, and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

IBM has been known through most of its recent history as the world's largest computer company.

ESF conducted its IDLS-ProTrainer 1 training program over a several month period for IBM trainers at the Corporate Training Office in Washington, D.C.

IBM trainers from a number of different areas of operation received the training and were able to adopt and adapt the ESF model to meet its highly unique training design and development needs.

IBM Corporate Headquarters Entrance for Employees

Business Intelligence and Performance Management for small and medium businesses

National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) ...

ESF Developed NASD's Qualifying Exams

The NASDAQ (acronym of National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) is an American stock exchange. It is the largest electronic screen-based equity securities trading market in the United States. With approximately 3,800 companies, it has more trading volume per hour than any other stock exchange in the world.

Nasdaq was founded in 1971 by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), who divested themselves of it in a series of sales in 2000 and 2001.

NASD Sign The NASD was a self-regulatory organization of the securities industry responsible for the operation and regulation of the Nasdaq stock market and over-the-counter markets. It also administrated exams for investment professionals, such as the Series 7 exam.

Nasdaq is owned and operated by the NASDAQ OMX Group, the stock of which was listed on its own stock exchange in 2002, and is monitored by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

In July 2007, the SEC approved the formation of a new SRO to be a successor to NASD. The NASD and the member regulation, enforcement and arbitration functions of the New York Stock Exchange were then consolidated into the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

NYSE Traders
In 1972, ESF developed the qualifying exam for NASD professionals in several areas including:

  • Brokers
  • Over-The-Counter (OTC)
  • Securities
  • Traders
  • Auditors

New York Stock Exchange

New York Stock Exchange

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Unisys ...

Staff Training: IDLS-ProTrainer & ITS Workshops

Unisys Trade ShowUnisys is a top player in the information technology (IT) consulting business. Its operations are split into two main segments -- services (systems integration and consulting, outsourcing, infrastructure services, and core maintenance) and technology (enterprise-class servers and specialized technologies).

In 1993, ESF provided training for instructional developers and trainers from numerous areas within Unisys. These trainers applied the skills learned in training design and development as well as the delivery of instruction to the various technical skills required throughout their company.

Using the IDLS process, trainers designed and developed training modules in the human skills areas such as sales, supervision, and management.

Using ESF's Interactive Teaching Skills (ITS) process, their trainers also delivered the modularized courses to employees throughout the company.

Unisys Headquarters

Unisys Headquarters, Blue Bell, PA