Starting from scratch: Making your business dreams a reality.

This is a Business and management studies Subject Spotlight with Ms Marion Gillet from University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol. An interactive, cinematic course taster experience to allow students to gain insights into what it's like to study Business and management studies.

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In this Subject Spotlight, Marion Gillet explores how to turn your business dreams into reality. She takes you through how Team Learning makes the most successful entrepreneurs, the challenges and considerations involved in starting a business, and the tools you can use to put your ideas into motion.

About University of the West of England - UWE Bristol

UWE Bristol is an ambitious, progressive university based in one of the UK's most vibrant cities. The university is focused on solving future challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise. UWE Bristol encourages students to become original thinkers - set to break new boundaries and lead the way.

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Ms Marion Gillet

Ms Marion Gillet is a Team Coach and Lecturer in BA(Hons) Business (Team Entrepreneurship). As a Team Coach, Marion helps teams to function beyond the sum of their parts. She believes the future is in teams and that as individuals we develop better by knowing how to operate in multiple teams. Marion uses systemic coaching, design thinking and mentoring to help entrepreneurs find their feet as they launch products, design their business and drive change. A qualified product designer, Marion spent more than 15 years helping designers and innovators to form project teams to turn big ideas into reality. She has led and delivered innovation programmes and training for Design Council, Craft Central, HiddenArt, Cockpit Art, Central Saint Martins College and supported 100 early stages ventures and start-ups. Marion lectures on the BA(Hons) Business (Team Entrepreneurship) course at UWE.

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