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Becoming a Star at UMass Chan

Description: Learn how to become an "A List" employee at UMass Chan. This class will provide participants with information and action steps needed to become a "UMass Chan Star Employee" that includes the following topics:

  • Characteristics of an "A List" employee
  • Collaborating with your Supervisor
  • The Importance of Volunteering for Assignments
  • Expanding Your Skill Set
  • Finding Opportunities for Improvement and Innovation
  • Being Part of a Team

Audience: All Employees

Prerequisite: None


Timeline: Class is available currently; offered twice a week; 90 Minutes

Instructor Bio: This course is taught by Brion P. Carroll, Ph.D. Brion is a member of the UMass Chan Human Resources Team and has been the Director of Organizational Development for ForHealth Consulting since 2015. He holds a faculty appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice at Brown University. Brion holds a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University with advanced training in organizational psychology, and is a licensed Psychologist in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Six Sigma Black Belt and has over twenty-five years of experience as a psychologist, educator, and senior leader in public and private institutions.  

Contact Information: For more information about upcoming classes, click here.