During the seventh conference, themed “The Future Digital Workforce: Implications and Opportunities in STEM,” business leaders, scholars, and representatives from governmental agencies focused their discussions on challenges and opportunities for the country in the digital economy, workforce trends, educational policies, and innovative models of learning for Vietnam. At the event. Photo: giaoducthoidai.vn Addressing the conference, Uyen Ho, Director of Global Public Affairs of Intel Vietnam and Malaysia, said that Vietnam should identify demands of its workforce to develop suitable innovative education models, so as to train a contingent of skilled workers for digital economy. STEMCON Vietnam and other similar conferences are opportunities for individuals and organizations to work out strategies to turn Vietnam into a vanguard country in developing human resources. STEMCON Vietnam was initiated seven years ago, starting from the Higher Engineering … [Read more...] about STEMCON Vietnam to raise Vietnam’s competence in STEM
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The meeting discussed the cooperation on developing a simulation center to forecast socio-economic strategy, traffic and management control in HCMC. Intel Vietnam and ASU have been nominated as supporting partners of the project. HCMC Party Leader Nguyen Thien Nhan congratulated Intel Vietnam for its successes in the country and HCMC over the past years. He affirmed that the municipal government will continue to support the company to become a symbol of the cooperation between Vietnam and the US. For her part, Ms. Lee Soo Hooi said that Intel Vietnam add more employees in 2017, accounting for 40 percent of the total workforce and raising the total number of workers of 2,000 people working there. She expressed hope for further cooperation between the company and HCMC. At the meeting, Prof. Jeffrey Goss also offered an introduction to cooperation planning on the simulation center to forecast … [Read more...] about Building traffic and socio-economic forecasting center in HCMC
HCM City (VNA) - A Vietnam-Japan training and technology transfer centre was inaugurated at the Saigon Hi-tech Park (SHTP) in Ho Chi Minh City on June 14, marking an important milestone in cooperation between the park’s management board and Japanese partners in training international standard human resources. The centre will launch advanced and high-quality training programmes, aiming to narrow the gap between university education and the real demand. It will work to support technology transfer from Japanese enterprises to Vietnamese firms through enhancing technology business activities between the two countries’ partners. It will also give consultancy to the two sides’ enterprises in recruiting labourers, and support SHTP in developing high-quality human resources serving socio-economic development in HCM City in particular and in Vietnam in general. According to Le Hoai Quoc - head of the SHTP’s management board, VJTC will train high-quality … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Japan work on int’l-standard labour training
The Vietnam HR Awards 2018 kicked off last week, offering a valuable resource for the local human resources community as the best HR strategies and practices are comprehensively evaluated and awarded. The Vietnam HR Awards ceremony will be held in November Tieu Yen Trinh, CEO of Talentnet Corporation and deputy head of the awards’ organising committee, believes that nowadays, one of the key priorities for both international and Vietnamese corporations is to develop an effective HR strategy, balancing business needs with employee benefits. The Vietnam HR Awards recognise the learning zeal of growing Vietnamese enterprises and remain one of the leading information channels with profound reference materials and learning opportunities to obtain HR innovation and strategy data from large corporations and companies. JUDGING TIMELINE - April 18 – June 29, 2018: Shortlisting candidates and profile evaluation - June 29 – August 3, 2018: Presentation, employee … [Read more...] about Vietnam HR Awards will recognise HR excellence
Vietnam has very good achievements in foreign direct investment attraction, however, it needs to change its strategy and orientation to focus on the necessary sectors to improve efficiency. For sustainable future development, it is important to set the country's priorities right (Illustration photo: GE's factory in Haiphong) Sectors of current focus Numerous foreign groups have been doing business successfully in Vietnam, such as Samsung, LG, Intel, GE, Mitsubishi, and Panasonic. However, the draft of FDI attraction orientation and strategy for 2018-2030 built by the Ministry of Planning and Investment in collaboration with the World Bank noted that Vietnam needs to carefully review the priority sectors to attract FDI in the time to come. According to Simon Bell, the World Bank’s senior advisor on investment policy, experts mentioned high-added value in FDI attraction but have not pointed out sectors and what to do, and that in the new orientation, Vietnam needs to identify … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s FDI attraction: which sectors to prioritise?