Kelly Ottman

Kelly Ottman

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Name: Kelly Ottman
User Type: Faculty/Staff
Biography: Areas of Expertise
Dr. Ottman focuses on organizational behavior, management, leadership, continuous improvement, and team dynamics. A specific area of interest is virtual teams, which she incorporates into the hybrid/blended courses she teaches. She is a certified administrator of the MBTI, which she uses to aid in leadership and team development.

Currently, Dr. Ottman teaches full time graduate courses and conducts leadership seminars. She developed the MSOE Doing Business with China program. Prior to joining MSOE, she taught for eight years at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the traditional undergraduate and graduate programs, and the Executive USA and China MBA degree programs, and she conducted leadership programs for industry leaders from around the world. In 2005, she was awarded the Outstanding Teaching Award for Academic Staff for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She also was on the design team and taught in the College of Professional Studies at Marquette University.
Dr. Ottman provides independent consultation to local, national and international executive leaders, leadership teams, and management groups from an array of industries and professions. She conducts onsite consultation and education with Asia-Pacific leaders and teams and facilitates strategic planning for businesses and professional organizations. As an Executive Coach, she assists individuals in the areas of leadership and career development.

Professional Activities
Dr. Ottman has 13 years of experience in health care as a manager, an administrator, and a vice president. She served on various local, state, and national professional boards, including serving as President of the Milwaukee Area Association of Health Care Executives, as a Board of Examiner for the Wisconsin Forward Award and as President of ALPs (Accelerated Learning Programs) in Oshkosh. Among her current volunteer activities, she serves on the Executive Board for Wisconsin FIRST Robotics and is the Scholarship Chair for the International Team-Based Learning Collaborative.

Dr. Ottman is a mother of two children. She enjoys traveling, camping, kayaking, gardening and volunteer activities. Aligned with Servant Leadership, she has coordinated/engaged in international service projects. Locations have included China, Mexico and Vietnam.

Work Address: RSOB
Preferred Contact Method: Email
Department: Business, Rader School of
Title: Associate Professor
Office Number: R-306
Education: Ph.D. - Adult Education with an emphasis on Organizational Leadership, University of Wisconsin – Madison
M.P.A./M.A. - Public Policy and Administration and Health Service Administration, La Follette Institute of Public Affairs at University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.S. – Therapeutic Recreation, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
Areas of Specialization / Expertise: Leadership, management, strategic planning, executive coaching, teams, MBTI, servant leadership, China
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Member Since: Aug 29, 2013
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