Generic Profile Picture Darlene Piva, MA


  • Core Faculty, Organizational Psychology Master of Arts


  • MA, Organizational Psychology, William James College
  • BA, Economics, Providence College


  • Foundations of Organizational Development (ST500)
  • Performance, Development, Management Psychology and Training (TM615)
  • Capstone (PR850)

Research and Practice Interests

  • Training and Development
  • Leadership and Team Development
  • Leader-Member Dynamics
  • Communication Dynamics
  • Need for Achievement
  • Flow, Self-Efficacy, Appreciative Inquiry
  • Organizational Structure
  • Process Improvement

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Certification, Instructional Designer, Sink Course Developer Workshop
  • Certification, Trainer Managing Banking Operations for Productivity & Quality, The Edcomm Group

Current Professional Leadership and/or Concurrent Work Experience

  • Teaching Assistant, Leadership Psychology Psy.D. & Organizational Psychology Master of Arts, William James College¬†
  • Organizational Consulting Intern for Appreciative Inquiry Cultural Responsiveness Initiative, Justice Resource Institute, Newton, MA
  • Organizational Consultant, Global Bankers Institute, New York, NY

Prior Professional Leadership and/or Work Experience

  • Training Consultant, The EDCOMM Group, New York, NY
  • Program Manager, Operations Management Development Program (OMDP), BankBoston, Boston, MA

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Talent Development (ATD)
  • Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

Community Engagement

  • Organizational Consultant to Norwood Fine Arts Collaborative Team
  • OLP Alumni Alliance Co-Chair