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Sophie Oberstein

Sophie Oberstein

Adjunct Instructor

Sophie Oberstein is Associate Director of Learning & Organization Development at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She held a similar role at NYU for four years. Previously, she created and managed a national coaching program for Weight Watchers. She has been in charge of employee development for Redwood City, founded a coaching and consulting practice, and served as a training manager at Citibank. She is the author of 10 Steps to Successful Coaching and Beyond Free Coffee & Donuts: Marketing Development, and has had numerous articles in professional journals. She is a past president of the Association for Talent Development’s Greater Philadelphia Chapter. Sophie holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, with certification in Training & Development, and as a co-active coach (CPCC). She has been an adjunct instructor at NYU, Drexel and Menlo College.

Currently Teaching

Learning Design: Advanced

Gain an overview of the foundations of adult learning theory, the principles of engaging learning design, learning assessment, and program evaluation.

Learning Design: Fundamentals

Develop and improve your basic training and development competencies, and practice designing training that corresponds to how people learn.