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Scientific Conference at University-level "Building High Quality Logistics Program and Supply Chain Management of International Career Orientation"

23 Apr 2018
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On April 23th, 2018, Foreign Trade University (FTU) held a scientific conference on "Building High Quality Logistics Program and Supply Chain Management of International Career Orientation".

Scientific conference is organized to receive feedback and suggestions of managers, experts, businesses, teachers and students for the development and finalization of the program which is expected to enroll in 2018.

There was the participant of representatives from ministries, departments, unions, professional associations, businesses, scientists, researchers, expert in Logistics and supply chain management.

On the side of FTU, there was Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy - Vice President, Dr. Pham Thu Huong - Head of the Department of Undergraduate Training Management, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Thi Ly - Dean of Faculty of Economics and International Business, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Trinh Thi Thu Huong - Deputy Head of Faculty of Economics and International Business, teachers and students.

 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU delivered an opening speech at the conference

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU warmly welcomed representatives of ministries, departments, unions, professional associations, enterprises and scientists, researchers, expert in Logistics and supply chain management, teachers and students of FTU who were present at the conference today. He asserted that Logistics and supply chain management is a potential training sector in Vietnam in the context of weak and lack high quality human resources while the demand for labor market is huge. Logistics and supply chain management is a broad industry, covering the fields of transportation, logistics, insurance, warehouse, economy, business, investment, trade, finance and banking, law... Which direction in-depth training Foreign Trade University should choose in the Logistics and supply chain management to make a difference with the programs in this sector in other higher education institutions which is a question, a massive problem that set for FTU when building this program.

This is an applicaion-oriented program designed to equip students after graduation with sufficient skills, knowledge and attitudes to meet the requirements of the domestic and international labor markets. Therefore, the opinions and reviews of stakeholders, especially from enterprises and professional associations in the field of Logistics and supply chain management are extremely precious and respected. Presentations at the scientific conference focused on the need to open Logistics and supply chain Management at FTU, objectives, output standards, curriculum framework, practicality of the training program, development orientation and human resource requirement in the field of Logistics and supply chain management in Vietnam and Asean.

Finally, in a lively and constructive atmosphere, seminars were conducted in exchange, discuss and listen to feedbacks from managers, experts, businesses, teachers and students about the content of the training program as well as how to implement the program to meet the strict requirements of the labor market, domestic and international employers in terms of qualification, foreign language and soft skills for students after graduation. FTU will recognize and promptly absorb those contributions to timely adjust the content of the training curriculum in order to suit the practical needs of enterprises and the whole society.

 

Overview of the conference

About Us

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.