BICUIT| Business idea competition using information technology the 1st – 2018

On October 6th 2018, The final round of 1st BICUIT – “Business idea competition using information technology”, 2018 by Mathematics and Informatics Department, Thang Long University organized was a huge success.

The goal of the competition is creating a playground for students who want to build their business idea. With each of their idea, they had to create all the plans to execute it.

The competition started at August 25th 2018, after 2 rounds, 7 teams had made their ways to the final. Their presentations were all excellent. They made the audiences surprised and got high remarks from the judges. Not only that, all teams could easily answer and protected their business ideas.

Witnessing the competition, Mr. Vu Do Quynh – Vice Rector of Thang Long University had given his thought to all the team about how to presenting and start-up. He appreciated their efforts when creating business ideas and he wished that they could bring these ideas into real life and make Thang Long University proud.

Final round of BICUIT| Business idea competition using information technology the 1st – 2018 successes, gave students good impression|

The awards:

  • 1st: THAM team
  • 2nd: TLU_ObjectDetection
  • 3rd: Growupkids
  • 4th: UP, ME
  • Consolation prize: Vĩ Cường, Perfect Knouckout

AUF provides funding for improving the employability of TLU students

The French speaking universities’s Association (Agence universitaire de la Francophonie or AUF) has launched a call for projects aiming to increase the dialog between universities and enterprises among its members in the Asia-Pacific region.  This is the first time that AUF is accompanying its member institutions, allowing them to set-up mechanisms aiming at improving the employability of graduated students. The call for project (in French) which was closed since November 5th, 2017 can be consulted here.

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International Conference “University – Enterprise Cooperation: Trends and Challenges” The University of Danang 06-07, October 2017

Continuing the successful training workshops in the framework of the Hub4Growth project, the conference aimed to bring together participants from academia, business, and other stakeholders who are interested in the interplay between education and economic development to develop solutions for new challenges in university-business cooperation between Asian universities.

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WEF 2016’s report on the future of jobs

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has produced a report titled “The future of jobs” in January 2016 which emphasizes the evolution in the labor market following the so-called Fourth Industrial revolution.  In its introduction to this report WEF wrote:

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, which includes developments in previously disjointed fields such as artificial intelligence and machine-learning, robotics, nanotechnology, 3-D printing, and genetics and biotechnology, will cause widespread disruption not only to business models but also to labour markets over the next five years, with enormous change predicted in the skill sets needed to thrive in the new landscape.

Access the report.

How employability has been addressed at Thang Long University

During the last meeting of the 12th CONFRASIE (Regional Conference of the Rectors of establishments members of the French-speaking university Agency (AUF) in Asia-Pacific) meeting, held at the Rangsit University, Bangkok (Thailand) on April 4, 2017, Thang Long University joined a round-table on the theme of employability, among others (see the Programme in English version: University in Asia-Pacific : today and tomorrow).

At that occasion I was asked to give a short contribution to the round-table and I came up with a brief assessment of how I’ve seen employability been intuitively addressed at Thang Long University. You can consult that contribution in French or in Vietnamese, below: