How to get rich without getting lucky, the opportunities within entrepreneurship today.

This is a Business and management studies Subject Spotlight with Tom Stacey from Anglia Ruskin University. 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 intriguing Subject Spotlight, Tom Stacey explores the opportunities within entrepreneurship today. He begins by thinking about what it takes to be an entrepreneur, and the current ‘golden age’ of entrepreneurship. He then considers a case study on Elon Musk and Tesla, focussing on Musk’s solutions to problems. He then considers innovation, including how we tap into it as well as barriers to it. Finally, Tom sets you a task to think critically about sourcing, pricing and selling a product to make quick money!

About Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University is an innovative global university with students from 185 countries at our campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough. These students are at the heart of our University, and we're delighted that our final-year undergraduates are positive about their educational experience. Our community is also incredibly important to us, and we're proud of the role we play in our cities and the wider region – including the positive effect on jobs and the local economy.We’ve been named one of the top 350 institutions in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023, for the sixth successive year – and one of the top 40 universities in the UK. We're also listed in the top 15% for social inclusion in The Times Good University Guide 2022.

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Tom Stacey

Tom Stacey is a Deputy Head of School in the Faculty of Business and Law, in the School of Management,  Anglia Ruskin University. Tom lectures in Project, Supply Chain and Operations Management, and has worked with the Business School for six years at both Chelmsford and Cambridge campuses. Tom’s background is in IT and the automotive industry.  Before coming to teach full-time, he directed projects for businesses in the East of England, and also played a leading role in multinational projects for automotive OEMs. Having worked in two of the largest project-based industries in the UK, he is well versed in what goes right, and wrong when running projects. His research interests include:  automotive supply chains, automotive quality management, business process re-engineering, project management, lean manufacturing, classroom design, and new learning environments.

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