the credential in creativity

Do you want to Master Change Skills and work closely with change agents and creativity experts from all over Europe? Then you have come to the right place! A unique collaboration has brought Buffalo State’s internationally known graduate program in creativity to Europe. A combination of seated courses based in The Netherlands and online courses makes this cutting edge program available to those in Europe. You will start with the graduate certificate program, providing you with the knowledge and skills to put you in a better position to operate as a change leader. After completing the State University of New York graduate certificate program, you can choose to continue with the Master of Science degree in creativity. Consult this site for the programs of the different courses and for other relevant information. Looking forward to Master Change Skills with you!

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27 February

Will you take the road less traveled this summer?

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The ability to think creatively is an essential leadership skill: the creative process brings about change. Often, a leader must act as a catalyst for change. Thus, it is imperative for leaders to learn how to facilitate their own creative thinking, as well as those they work with, to bring about productive change. That’s why […]

14 February

Need to switch on your imagination?

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“At every level the greatest obstacle to transforming the world is that we lack the clarity and imagination to conceive that it could be different.”, Roberto Unger said. Multiple studies have shown the importance of fluid ideation and imagination in a process of change. Are you curious in how to switch on one’s imagination? Want […]

14 January

Want to boost your creativity and change skills this year?

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In one of ICSC’s researches the effect of training on leadership and performance in small groups has been studied. One of the outcomes is that creativity training highly improves the effectiveness of a change leader. So, if you’re thinking of how to become more effective, consider creativity training. Or, if you want to become an […]

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UNDERSTAND - EXPERIMENT - ADOPT

Understand

Like in any Master degree, you will be offered a treasure of knowledge. Just imagine the world of opportunities….

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Experiment

The road to success runs through trial and learn. The way is as important as the result. Create your own journey!

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Adopt

Mastering your creativity and change skills is an ongoing process. Having master buddies is a treasure for life! Join in!

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testimonials

ALUMNI HAVE GREAT THINGS TO SAY ABOUT THE PROGRAM

  • Laura

    I loved the balance between theory and practice, you need both when you go out there in the business world. Practice grounded in theory allows you to be confident in front of a group, and a client, and to anchor the activities and techniques you use into solid knowledge.

    My life has flourished in all respects: when you learn to turn challenges into opportunities, you start looking at the world and at other people in a new way, increasing your success and personal fulfillment in life.

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    - Laura
  • Erik

    I was attracted to this Master Program because of the solid academic roots of the Creative Problem Solving approach and because of all the good program references I heard.

    The activity-based approach between students and with professors stimulated me to expand my professional focus on creativity in a very enriching way. The program made me grow as a solid master in creativity and change.

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    - Erik
  • Luciano

    The content of the Master’s program was concrete and useful and I appreciated it even more over the years. Thanks to this program I have developed a creative mindset which allows me to think up ever new visions when required.

    Today this  is my daily job: I am passionate about supporting people and organizations that want to develop creativity to evolve.

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    - Luciano
  • Florian

    The program provided me with very important life skills of creativity that can be applied in any situation where new thinking and new perspectives are relevant, and that is almost anywhere.

    The program also taught me that “failure” is also part of the creative process as it helps you to figure out what works and what does not.

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    - Florian