Allen Communication Learning Services helps improve organizations' performance and productivity by developing customized training offerings. Founded in 1981, the employee-owned company provides systems like e-learning courseware and multimedia instruction (i.e. combining electronic courseware with Web meetings, podcasts, and e-mail), as well as related consulting, presentation preparation, and technical support services. The company's training courses address issues such as compliance, ethics, safety, and management effectiveness. Catering to a variety of industries, Allen has served clients such as Deutsche Bank, Avon, American Express, Rockwell Collins, Northrop Grumman, and Pfizer.