Professor Gerard Puccio, Ph.D.

Professor Gerard Puccio
  • The State University of New York, Buffalo
  • The University of Manchester
As I firmly believe creativity is a crucial life skill, my keen passion is to share proven practices for enhancing creative thinking with the widest audience possible.
Dr. Gerard Puccio is a professor at The State University of New York at Buffalo for Studies in Creativity, a unique academic department that offers the world’s first and leading Master of Science in Creativity. Professor Puccio holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from The University of Manchester in England. Professor Puccio’s research interests include the identification of creative thinking preferences and the efficacy of creativity training. In recognition of his outstanding work as a scholar, Professor Puccio received The State University of New York’s Research and Scholarship Award in 2004 and the Buffalo State President’s Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creativity in 2007. An accomplished speaker and consultant, Professor Puccio has worked with major corporations, universities, and school districts to deliver training programs and keynote speeches. His clients include the British Broadcasting Corporation, Fisher-Price brands, Sun Life Financial, Kraft Foods, and Coca-Cola. He has also delivered creativity workshops and presentations around the world, and he was a featured speaker at TEDxGramercy on creative thinking as a life skill. Professor Puccio has written or coauthored more than 50 articles, chapters, and books, including The Innovative Team: Unleashing Creative Potential for Breakthrough Results; and Creative Leadership: Skills That Drive Change.
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" I bought this course, because I thought it would be good to learn about creativity and maybe be a little better about how to use creativity in my job. Professor Puccio went far beyond my expectations!"

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8 Courses and Sets

  1. The Creative Thinker's Toolkit

    The Creative Thinker's Toolkit

    Gerard Puccio
    4.1 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Starting at $214.95 Starting at $214.95 $254.95 $214.95$254.95
    Anyone can be creative. You just have to know how to think creatively, which involves taking a more imaginative approach to the challenges we all face, whether at work or at home. And you can learn how to wield the same research-based tools that today’s creative people use. All you need is an open mind, a determination to succeed, and The Creative Thinker’s Toolkit. These 24 lectures by creative-thinking...
  2. (Set) Creative Thinker's Toolkit & Your Deceptive Mind Set

    (Set) Creative Thinker's Toolkit & Your Deceptive Mind

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Explore the inner workings of your mind with these two courses. In The Creative Thinker’s Tookit, learn the skills that open your mind to more creative thoughts. In Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, gain an sound understanding of neuroscience, logic, reasoning, and argumentation.
  3. (Set)  The Creative Thinker's Toolkit & Philosopher's Toolkit Set

    (Set) The Creative Thinker's Toolkit & Philosopher's Toolkit

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
  4. (Set)  The Creative Thinker's Toolkit & The Hidden Factor Set

    (Set) The Creative Thinker's Toolkit & The Hidden Factor

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
  5. (Set) Creative Thinker's Toolkit & Strategic Thinking Skills Set

    (Set) Creative Thinker's Toolkit & Strategic Thinking Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $259.90 Starting at $259.90 $509.90 $259.90$509.90
    Sharpen your mind with The Creative Thinker’s Toolkit and Strategic Thinking Skills. Marvel at the inner workings of the mind and harness their powers, developing skills that improve decision making and unleash your full creative potential.
  6. (Set) Creative Thinker's Toolkit & Critical Decision Making Set

    (Set) Creative Thinker's Toolkit & Critical Decision Making

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Achieve greater success in your career with The Creative Thinker’s Toolkit and Art of Critical Decision Making. Demystify the creative process with 24 lectures that will open your mind to possibilities you never saw before. Then get into the nitty-gritty of critical decision making at the individual, group, and organizational levels.
  7. (Set) How Ideas Spread & The Creative Thinker's Toolkit Set

    (Set) How Ideas Spread & The Creative Thinker's Toolkit

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $384.90 Starting at $384.90 $454.90 $384.90$454.90
    Prepare yourself to take over the world with your ideas! In How Ideas Spread, study the phenomenon of social epidemics and what makes one idea viral and another a dud. Then, in The Creative Thinker’s Toolkit, discover your own creative spark and gain the tools to think outside the box and be more creative in your life and work.
  8. (Set) How You Decide & The Creative Thinker's Toolkit Set

    (Set) How You Decide & The Creative Thinker's Toolkit

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
    Think about thinking in a whole new way with this illuminating two-course set. Explore what the scientific method can explain about human decision making in The Science of Human Decision Making. Then, go step-by-step through the creative-thinking process and that use real-world scenarios to show you how to think differently in The Creative Thinker's Toolkit.