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JOEL LANDY

41-08 43rd Street, Apt. 4F

Sunnyside, NY  11104

(718) 937-2240

joellandy @ yahoo.com

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

 

Dynamic training professional with extensive experience working with corporate, not-for-profit and academic organizations. Proven track record of leadership developing, delivering and managing training and coordinating training events. Experienced with curriculum development, project management, and learning and teaching new subject matter quickly. Excellent communication, platform and online teaching skills. Microsoft Office Specialist certified. Certificate in web-based training from New York University. Background in media: radio, television, print and electronic.

 

OPERATING  SYSTEMS  AND  APPLICATION  SOFTWARE

 

Operating systems: Windows XP/NT/2000/98/95, Macintosh, through System X

Applications:  Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, FrontPage, MS Project, Outlook,

Visio, HTML, Lotus Notes, Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, InterWise 4.0, LearnLinc,

Quark Xpress, PageMaker, Adobe Acrobat, Freelance, Harvard Graphics, CorelDraw, WordPerfect,

proprietary software for clients including Estée Lauder, Pfizer, and New York City Board of Education

 

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING EXPERIENCE

 

INSTRUCTOR AND TRAINING CONSULTANT                                                       7/2000 – present

Launched and managed a private computer training practice working with the following clients:

HSBC Bank, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Pfizer, Empire BlueCross BlueShield

The United Nations

1199 SEIU / League Training & Upgrading Fund, New York, NY

Consortium for Worker Education, New York, NY

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, New York, NY

Employment Skills Center at the Queens One-Stop Career Center

New School University, The Computer Instruction Center, New York, NY

Bailey House, the INVEST Program, serving New York City’s HIV community

 

 

PRODUCTIVITY POINT INTERNATIONAL, New York, NY

12/1991 – 6/2000

Senior Training Consultant.   Managed training projects; delivered basic and advanced instructor-led training to more than 9,000 individuals; served as subject matter expert and lead trainer on client calls with Productivity Point International (PPI) sales representatives; designed customized projects with the sales team; mentored twenty staff instructors; member of the interview and selection team for prospective employees.

 

Company clients serviced  included:

American Express, Citibank, Merrill Lynch, MasterCard, Internal Revenue Service, L’Oreal, Estée Lauder, The GAP, AIG, Pfizer, Merck, Novartis, SONY, Viacom, HBO, Time, Inc., Burson-Marsteller,  NYC Board of Education, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Keyspan Energy, White & Case, St. Luke’s Hospital

 


 

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BIG APPLE PUBLISHING, Sunnyside, NY

1988-1991

Principal / CEO

Founded and managed company that provided computer training, systems implementation, document production and graphic design to corporate and not-for-profit firms in the New York metropolitan area.  Specialized in consultative training, working with personnel ranging from administrative assistants through CEOs.  Clients included Korn/Ferry International, Group W Satellite Communications,
92nd Street Y and the NYC Public Development Corporation.

 

LORD, GELLER, FEDERICO, EINSTEIN, INC., New York, NY

1986-1988

Manager, Electronic Publishing

Established and managed publishing center.  Provided electronic and print presentations for internal and external clients; coordinated projects; supervised staff, trained personnel; developed standards; wrote documentation concerning department operations and technology.

 

ALTERNATE MEDIA CENTER, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, New York, NY

1984-1986

Production Manager, Apply Bytes

Produced a community information television program.  Developed program themes and schedules; wrote community news stories; designed graphics; recruited and trained personnel; consulted with not-for-profit organizations in New York City; represented Apply Bytes at community conferences and trade shows.

 

 

OTHER  PROFESSIONAL  ACTIVITIES

 


NEW YORK MACUSERS’ GROUP, INC., New York, NY

December 1994 – June 1996

Director of Education   (Part Time)

Coordinated and managed activities at computer education center. Established and implemented policies and procedures; hired, supervised and scheduled fifteen instructors and administrative staff; developed class calendars and promoted program at user group functions; coordinated department activity with board of directors, office manager and facilities manager; produced and placed ads with local media.

 

·    Created profitable education department through research, leadership and promotion.

·    Created and advertised brand name (NYMUG Education).

·    Established credibility and reputation of education program.

·    Increased revenue of education program, more than doubling income during summer months.

·    Increased number of repeat students by 60%.  Improved student opinion of classes and instructors.

 

EDUCATION

 

Certificate in Corporate Online Instruction
School
of Continuing and Professional Studies, New York University, New York, NY
 
Masters in Professional Studies

The Interactive Telecommunications Program, New York University, New York, NY

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Communications, Media, Technology and Production

New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

Metropolitan Systems Educators and Trainers, Inc. (Metro-SET)

New York Personal Computing, Inc. (NYPC)