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Representatives from the University of Nebraska are conducting a round table discussion on training methods for Critical Thinking and Supply Chain Management. The University of Nebraska has one of the only Master’s degree programs in Critical Thinking and they provide online certificate programs in areas of specific interest to Vietnam. Who should attend? HR and Training professionals interested in new ways to ensure their workforce is prepared for the future. The discussion will allow participants to share their needs as the University of Nebraska seeks partnerships to develop programs in Vietnam.


08:30 AM Registration & Refreshment
09:00 AM Welcome Remarks & Introduction
09:05 AM Presentation and Q&A
10:30 AM Event ends


AmCham Members: VND 650,000 | Non-members: VND 800,000

Reservations/cancellations must be received by 24 hours before the event, and must be made on-line or by email. We are unable to accept reservations/cancellations by telephone.


Dr. David Jackson
Vice Provost, University of Nebraska

David Jackson is Vice Provost at the University of Nebraska. In his role as Vice Provost, he works with the Provost to provide leadership for the University’s four-campus academic initiatives; identifies strategic areas for research investments; administers ~$11 million in annual State of Nebraska faculty research seed funding; organizes the review of new graduate programs and faculty proposals for research and teaching support; monitors and evaluates the long-term impacts of University-wide investments; and refines academic program and center proposals for governing board and state commission approvals.

Dr. Jackson also is a Professor in the Department of Food Science & Technology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, having begun his academic career at Nebraska in January 1989. Prior to his current position, Dr. Jackson’s administrative roles included service as an Interim Department Head of Food Science & Technology and as the Associate Dean for Agricultural Research at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Dr. Jackson has over 75 academic publications related to cereal grain chemistry, grain and food processing and starch chemistry and regularly consults with the food industry on topics related to maize use and processing. Dr. Jackson has extensive international experience in Africa, having developed programs to help small-stakeholder farmers and processors formulate, market, and sell their grain-based food products.

Dr. Steven T. Duke
Associate Vice President, Global Strategy and International Initiatives
University of Nebraska

Steven T. Duke is the Associate Vice President for Global Strategy and International Initiatives at the University of Nebraska. He coordinates strategy for the University of Nebraska’s global engagement efforts, working between the University’s Central Administration office and the four campuses. He holds a courtesy appointment in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of History. He previously held administrative and teaching positions at Wake Forest University, Virginia Tech, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Brigham Young University.

Dr. Duke is a 1990 graduate of Brigham Young University. He received his master’s degree in 1993 and his Ph.D. in 1999 from Indiana University. A former Fulbright grant recipient (France and Belgium), his research and publications have explored intercultural competence development, training, and assessment, as well as the history of education in Russia and the Baltic region.

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