Enhancing Vocational Training in Vietnam through Public Private Partnerships


When: Fri, Mar 25, 2011, 08:00 – 13:00 (includes buffet lunch)
Where: New World Hotel Saigon

The VCCI/HCMC has arranged a special seminar on vocational training in general and the ADB Vietnam Skills Enhancement Project in particular for invited AmCham participants.

The ADB Vietnam Skills Enhancement Project for Vietnam (2010 – 2016) will produce a more competitive and highly skilled workforce, capable of attracting foreign direct investment and accelerating socio-economic development.

Within the framework activities which aim to improve the quality of human resource of enterprises through enhancing the cooperation ties between business and the vocational training centers, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Hochiminh city Branch (VCCI- HCM) will organize the seminar on “Enhancing Vocational Training in Vietnam through Public Private Partnership.”

Please click this link to download the Registration Form, complete it, and fax to VCCI/HCMC @ 08 3932 5472 by Mar 24.

Keynote Speakers

Mr. Do Nang Khanh – Director of Vocational Training Project Management Unit of General Department of Vocational Training – MOLISA
Mr. Kurt Nilssen – Senior specialist of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO)

Invited participants

Representatives of enterprises, business associations, vocational training schools in Hochiminh and neighboring provinces

The seminar will provide a good chance to participants to learn more about the vocational training situation in Vietnam and the international experiences on partnership among relevant stakeholders in promoting vocational training.

Space is limited, so REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, in order to make arrangements with the hotel.

Please click this link to download the Registration Form, complete it, and fax to VCCI/HCMC @ 08 3932 5472 by Mar 24.

Agenda – Friday, Mar 25, 2011

08:00Registration
08:30Opening remark (VCCI & NHO)
09:00Overview on Vocational Training in Vietnam and current projects on enhancing vocational training
.Mr. Do Nang Khanh – Director of Vocational Training
.PMU of General Department of Vocational Training – MOLISA
09:45Vocational education and training (VET) – International best practices
.Mr. Kurt Nilssen – Senior specialist of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO)
10:15Coffee/Tea Break
10:30Company presentation on workforce development
.Mr. Greg Colton, Intel VN HR Director and
.Ms. Trang Nguyen, Intel Vietnam Higher Education Manager
10:45Discussion: Role of enterprises, business associations,
. and vocational training schools
11:30Wrap up and closing (VCCI & NHO)
12:00Buffett Lunch at hotel

Background information

Please click this link for information about the

Asian Development Bank “Skills Enhancement Project” Loan to Vietnam, 2010 – 2016.

Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) to develop a highly skilled technical workforce that will attract and sustain a healthy high-tech manufacturing industry, thus positioning Vietnam to compete among high-tech centers of excellence.

Work Force Development presentation by Roma Arellano, Intel, and Jeff Goss, Arizona State Univ.