Ellen Van Oosten joined the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in 1995 and has held various positions including Assistant Dean for Executive Education, Managing Director of Custom Programs, Senior Director of Business Development, Master Coach and most recently, Faculty Director of Executive Education. Dr. Van Oosten has spent the last 18 years helping organizations develop their leadership capability. In her coaching practice, she has worked with a diverse group of managers and executives in the U.S. and abroad, including many from Fifth Third Bank, Scottish Enterprises, and Barnes Group as well as numerous participants enrolled in the Weatherhead School’s executive education programs.
As an instructor, she teaches in the MBA and Masters of Engineering Management Program at Case and regularly delivers non-degree workshops in coaching, emotional intelligence, leadership vision and leadership assessment and development to managers and executives.
As a researcher, Dr. Van Oosten’s interests include executive coaching, executive development, emotional intelligence and experiential learning. She has authored several articles on the subject of coaching and emotional intelligence and frequently presents at academic conferences.
PhD, Organizational Behavior, Case Western Reserve University
Dissertation: The Impact of Emotional Intelligence and Executive Coaching on Leader Effectiveness
MBA, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Dayton
She is certified in the Emotional and Social Competence Inventory by the HayGroup (ECI, ESCI) and is a member of the following associations:
Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School - Founding Fellow
International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA)
Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence(CREIO)
Academy of Management (AOM)
Organizational Behavior Teaching Society(OBTS)
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