Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Dr. Ben Lee and Dr. Serafin Ngohayon meet in Ho Chi Minh City

Dr. Ben Lee and Dr. Serafin Ngohayon meet in Ho Chi Minh City

Dr. Ben Lee, President and Founder of EDS Business School, Malaysia and Professor Dr. Serafin Ngohayon, President of Ifugao State University, Philippines, flew into Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Saturday, 18 December, to carry out detailed discussions regarding ongoing collaborative programs. The focus of the dialogue was primarily the implementation of dual degree programs between Akamai University, USA, and Ifugao State University in the MBA, MBA in HRM, and the joint program in DBA and PhD in Management. Dr. Ngohayon expressed a good deal of confidence in the high potential for the quality and integrity of the collaborative programs and the high potential of such programs serving the needs of working professional in Vietnam, Malaysia, China and Philippines.

On Sunday, 19 December Dr. Ngohayon and Dr. Lee were pleased with the opportunity to meet with the initial DBA students, and Dr. Ngohayon personally welcomed them to the Ifugao DBA program.

The students included:
• Nguyen Kim Mai Thu, Vice President, HR Business Partner, HSBC Bank (Vietnam)
• Nguyen Xuan Nhan, CEO and Vice General Director of Domenal JSC
• Nguyen Quoc Ve, Vice Principal of Saigon International College
• Le Thanh Loc, Director of Ngoc Thao Ltd. Co.
• Truong Van Chinh, Vice Director of Training and Fostering Center, HCMC University of Industry
• Nguyen Khanh Du, Head Teacher, Department of English, HCMC University of Industry

That evening, EDS MBA and DBA students, and EDS alumni in HCMC invited Dr. Lee and Dr. Ngohayon together with Dr Pete Ooi, Ms. LK Tan and Ms. GL Ang for dinner.

On Monday morning, 20 December, during a breakfast gathering, Dr Ngohayon and Dr. Lee met with Dr. Chieu Ly Minh, EDS Business School senior Vietnamese co-trainer. Dr Chieu is also the Director of ARTTECH Multimedia Training Center, HCMC .

Later Monday morning, 20 December Dr. Lee and Dr. Ngohayon, together with Ms. LK Tan, EDS Administrative and Records Manager, visited Cao Thang Technical College. During the visit they gathered for a formal meeting with the Rector, Dr Dao Khanh Du, and the Head of the International Relations Department, Master Vu Ke Hoach, to discuss opportunities for international collaboration. Discussions included elements of faculty development, expanded curriculum offerings, dual degree awards, and the transfer of knowledge and technology.

After the meeting, Dr. Lee and Dr. Ngohayon were invited by Dr Dao Khanh Du and his college officials to a briefing and tour of the technical training department. They toured the advanced technical laboratory and robotics laboratory. Cao Thang Technical College demonstrated how well they are equipped with modern computer controlled machinery and tools necessary to train their students to meet the requirements of the industry.

News by EDS Team @ 28 December 2010.

You are welcome to contact EDS Team at +604-3984306 or email at eds.biz.school@gmail.com for more information about our "tuition free" 7-day International Residential Advanced Management Programs, or seeking international collaboration / affiliation with EDS Business School.

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