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Reginald Hingston

  • Business / Project: Ferry Prototype
  • Category: Design
  • College: Royal College of Art

Winner : 2008

Design

What advice would you offer to potential applicants?

"Dream big and find a realistic plan to your ambitions." - Reginald Hingston

Reginald Hingston Case Study

What was your winning business/project idea?

A ferry prototype/ mass transportation for West Africa

What did winning the Award mean to you and how did it help launch your career?

It help me prove that I can create sound realistic transportation ideas as well as bring them to fruition.

What skills did you develop as a result of DBACE?

  • Confidence
  • Creativity / innovation
  • Presenting your work / ideas
  • Developing business plans / funding applications
  • Articulating your ideas / creative vision
  • Applying creativity / innovation within a professional setting
  • Understanding client needs
  • Responding to client needs
  • Research skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Collaborating with others
  • Making / technical / design skills
  • Flexibility / adaptibility
  • Self management
  • Problem solving
  • Self confidence
  • Initiative / risk taking
  • Project management
  • Written communication
  • Networking
  • Cashflow / budgets

What have been your greatest achievements since winning the Award?

Launching a prototype ferry.

Have your objectives and long-term goals changed since winning the Award? If so, how?

I have now expanded my horizon to mass transportation in the EU as well.

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