Susan Vroman

Adjunct Lecturer

Academic Division: Management

Bio

Susan is an organizational effectiveness and leadership development specialist. With experience working as an internal and external resource, Susan’s passion and expertise lie in values-based leadership development and profit-centered culture development. She has demonstrated superior results in designing and creating engaged workforces with direct business results. Susan has engaged with companies ranging from 8 to 8,000 employees. Her consulting niche is in entrepreneurial businesses that are “coming of age” and where the people business was recently invited to the table. Susan has served as Executive Coach (specializing in high potential emerging leaders), has designed and used tools such as 360 degree questionnaires to help leaders achieve greater professional success, and has facilitated off-site retreats to foster better results. Susan has also led Change Management initiatives ranging from organizational re-engineering to culture and human resource assimilation preparing for and in the aftermath of leadership changes, mergers, and acquisitions. Susan’s work facilitating troubled teams has also helped them to overcome obstacles to their success. Susan has been the architect of corporate universities and has also designed and developed learning and development programming for leadership development, supervisory effectiveness, and soft-skills effectiveness. She is known for her high energy in delivery and assurance that participants’ experiences are respected as they are active and engaged in learning. Susan holds her undergraduate degree in Communication and Human Resource Development from James Madison University and a Master’s Degree in Leadership Studies from Harvard University. Susan is also adjunct faculty at Northeastern University teaching Organizational Behavior and Critical Skills for Management at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She is also certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Predictive Index (PI), Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and in DiSC.​ She is also a current EdD candidate at Northeastern University.

Academic Degrees

  • Ed.D. candidate, Northeastern University
  • M.Ed., Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
  • BA, James Madison University

Academic Interests

Organizational Behavior, Organizational Design, Organizational Learning, Leadership Development, Strategic Human Resource Management.

Courses

Degree Courses 2016-2017

Degree Courses 2015-2016

Licensures/Certifications

  • DiSC
    (2007)