The visit of representatives from Kanto Gakuin University (Japan) to FTU

28 May 2018
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On the morning of May 28th, 2018, President of Kanto University, Prof. Hiroyoshi Kiku had a meeting with President of the Foreign Trade University and the Board of Directors of VJCC Institute on further cooperation opportunities, following the initial success of the Japanese style Advanced Undergraduate program.

Kanto Gakuin University, founded in 1884 in Yokohama, is a prestigious university in Japan, with majors in science and engineering, education, law, and anthropology, architecture, environment. Currently, Kanto Gakuin is one of the main partners of Japanse style Undergraduate program at VJCC Institute in delivering the signature courses such as Career Design and Skills as well as V-Biz Buiness Plan.


At the meeting, the president of Kanto Gakuin University, Professor Hiroyoshi Kiku, through the evaluation of professors and experts participating in teaching at the program, highly appreciated the efforts of VJCC Institute as well as the Foreign Trade University for the Japanese style Undergraduate Program in International Business. The president emphasized the importance of working with businesses to integrate practicality with teaching and learning, dealing with business issues, and developing business plans right from the start.

Both sides also had discussions on upcoming cooperation activities for the Japanese style Undergraduate program in International Business, among which Business Plan contest is one. This competition is scheduled on June 22th, 2018 expecting to welcome the participation of many leading Japanese companies namely TOTO, HONDA, AEON, JAL, TERUMO as well as Vietnamese enterprises from Keieijuku Club as mentors and consulting experts. The contest is hoped to be a new playground for students of Japanese style International Business Undergraduate program in specific and students of Foreign Trade University in general.

On behalf of Foreign Trade University, the president – Assoc. Prof. Bui Anh Tuan highly appreciated the efforts that has been made by VJCC and confirmed the importance of cooperation with Kanto Gakuin University. Considering the necessity of deeper cooperation between two universities, both sides went on to discuss the possible implementation of exchange program and the cooperation among business community between Vietnam and Japan through seminars on business activities in Vietnam and Japan, which are planned to be organized at two universities.

The visit of representatives from Kanto Gakuin University to the Foreign Trade University has opened up new opportunities for cooperation, bringing the partnership between two universities to a new level and contributing to the mission of the Foreign Trade University in the training of high quality human resources so as to meet the requirements of businesses in the context of global integration.

Overview of the meeting

Source: vjcc

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Foreign Trade University, or FTU, is a university established in 1960, located in Hanoi, Vietnam. FTU is among the most well-known universities in Vietnam, covering a wide range of business courses among which are finance, management, and marketing. The annual admissions test to the university is the most competitive in Vietnam. Students from FTU are recognized as being active and well-qualified.