The ceremony had the participant of: Representatives of the Imperial Intenational Hotel School, the Imperial Group, the University of Niagara.
From FTU, there were the presence of: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President, and leaders of some departments and faculties.
At the ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU said: "These two courses were just the beginning. We were also aimed for short-term, associate and standard programs for both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in order to train human resources to meet the international standards with the tripartite cooperation."
The Foreign Trade University is one of the leading university in Vietnam, with 57 years of experiences in providing high quality human resources in Vietnam's international integration process. The Imperial Intenational Hotel School which belongs to the Imperial Group with its practical experience in the field of luxury travel hotels. The Niagara University, whose College of Hospitality and Tourism Management was the first school of tourism in the United States and the seventh to receive ACPH accreditation. It is a founding member of Hotel Schools of Distinction. The three sides would coordinate the implementation of training courses under the agreement.
Niagara University certifies and controls the quality of the training programs. This trilateral cooperation model will maximize the strengths of the parties, create a world-class workforce and students will be awarded the required degrees and certificates for the appropriate positions.
The training certificates are valid for global connectivity, give students the opportunity to continue their studies, develop their careers, and get high position when working in their country as well as countries around the world.
This is a new model of international cooperation between schools and enterprises, between universities and colleges for the first time in Vietnam. In order to solve the unemployment of graduates while lacking human resources in the field of hospitality management. This model will exploit the strengths of the parties towards international standards in the quality of training to provide competitive human resources of labor markets in ASEAN and the world. The difference in the training content creates the professional spirit and the competitiveness of each trainee is the factor of practical skills and attitude of respecting customers to the top. All courses have a 70% rate of time spent on practic and in the process of learning, students will be trained and utilized all the advantages of infrastructure, equipment, services of 5 star hotel The Imperial in Vung Tau.
At the ceremony, the three parties announced the admission information for the 2017-2018 courses: Advanced Hospitality Management Program (9 months), English program in Tourism with multiple level TOEIC certificates.
According to the plan, the first course of the Advanced Hospitality Management Program (9 months) and the English program in Tourism will begin in September 2017. In addition, the Advanced Hospitality Management Program (9 months) is designed specifically for graduate student or final-year student who have English level equivalent to TOEIC score of 450 and derise to develop careers in the hospitality industry.
The signing ceremony was closed in the atmosphere of intimation and friendship between the third parties.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU delivered a speech at the ceremony
From left to right: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of the Foreign Trade University - Vietnam, Mr. Rev. James J. Maher - the President of Niagara University - New York and Representative of the Imperial Intenational Hotel School signed a cooperation agreement for the Hotel Management Programs
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President and some leaders of departments of FTU took photos with the Representatives of the Imperial Intenational Hotel School, the Imperial Group, the University of Niagara.