February 13, 2020

Division of Programs in Business Welcomes Dr. Michael "Woody" Woodward

The NYU SPS Division of Programs in Business (DPB) is delighted to welcome Dr. Michael "Woody" Woodward, organizational psychologist and executive coach, to the Human Capital Management department as Clinical Assistant Professor and lead faculty for the new M.S. in Executive Coaching and Organizational Consulting (ECOC).
Dr. Woodward received a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Miami, a Master’s in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Springfield College, and a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Florida International University. While at FIU, Dr. Woody published award-winning research on teamwork titled Cooperation and Competition: The Effects of Team Entrainment and Reward Structure, earning him an appointment as a Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Scholar.
Dr. Woodward served as a founding faculty member with the Florida International University (FIU) Center for Leadership and is also on faculty at the Institute for Management Studies where he has trained managers from BOSE, Met Life, Verizon, and the NBA. 
As an executive coach and organizational consultant, Dr. Woodward focuses on building leadership capacity and has worked with senior leaders from Bacardi, SAP, and The Miami Herald among many others. Before founding his own firm in 2005, Dr. Woodward served as an HR consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (PwC) and as a project manager for IBM Business Consulting Services. He has also been an advisor to the Ernst & Young (EY) Entrepreneur of the Year and Entrepreneurial Winning Women programs as well as a thought leader in the IBM Smarter Workforce Futurist program.

Dr. Woodward is the author of the book The YOU Plan and a regular contributor to Psychology Today. He has appeared on camera over 350 times including The TODAY Show, LIVE with Kelly, and CNN among many others. He has been quoted as a work-life expert in The Wall Street Journal, Miami Herald, Forbes and Entrepreneur. 

Dr. Woodward is currently teaching courses in Organizational Behavior and Succession Management and overseeing the preparations for the launch of the ECOC degree in Fall 2020. 
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Woodward to our professional and academic community here at DPB.

DPB is the largest division at NYU School of Professional Studies, with over 2,200 students, 500 faculty, and 6,700 alumni. The Division comprises four centers of excellence that educate leaders in the functional areas of an enterprise. Each department’s credit and non-credit portfolio of educational offerings serves students at every level of their careers, providing them with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in critical positions in their professional development.

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