Banking University HCMC: Tackling challenges with high-quality bachelor programs

16:14 | 20/05/2018 Finance - Banking

(VEN) - The economy in general and the banking and finance sector in particular are facing great challenges posed by the international integration process, including the demand for highly qualified human resources with the ability to adapt and develop in the new business environment.

tackling challenges with high quality bachelor programs

To meet this key demand, the Banking University HCMC has focused on developing quality bachelor programs in Banking, Accounting and Business Administration, having obtained the consent of the Ministry of Education and Training via documents No. 6650/BGÑT-GDÑH dated 29/9/2013 and No. 247 / BGDÑT-GDÑH dated 24/01/2017. In doing so, the university continues its long-standing contribution to the development of the banking system and the nation’s economic development over 40 years of its establishment and growth.

Today, many alumni of the university are leading experts and many hold key positions in agencies of the Party, State, banks, financial institutions, domestic and foreign enterprises.

The Banking University HCMC will build on its achievements by constantly renovating its training programs, enhancing international linkages, improving the quality of teaching staff and service management, and investing in modern facilities. The high-quality bachelor program is part of this constant endeavor, offering students the opportunity to lay a strong foundation for successful careers in both domestic and international business environments. It has its core values the development of international standard expertise, the ability to self-study and self-learn, the ability to practice and apply acquired knowledge and skills, including soft skills and leadership skills, foreign language proficiency and international integration.

The four-year training program has eight main semesters and three summer semesters. Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent according to the regulations of the Ministry of Education and Training, and meet other selection criteria.

The university has assigned a team of enthusiastic and experienced teachers to equip students with a firm grasp of banking and finance fundamentals as well as latest developments in the sectors. Students will also acquire the ability to develop and implement plans, projects, and programs in accordance with Vietnamese and international standards.

Doctor Bui Huu Toan, Chief Executive of the high-quality bachelor program, said lecturers with master’s degrees or higher academic qualifications will teach a wide range of subjects. Lecturers who teach specialized disciplines will have doctorate degrees or be professors, associate professors or masters graduates from leading universities in developed countries.

“The university has a team of teachers who are postgraduates with long-term training in countries with a well developed higher education system, like the US, the UK, Australia and Germany. We also have a team of visiting lecturers from foreign and prestigious universities in Vietnam who are experienced experts from banks, financial institutions and enterprises,” he said.

The Banking University HCMC has always concentrated on building facilities to best serve the teaching, learning and scientific activities of lecturers and students. There are two training centers in Ho Chi Minh City and a campus in Thu Duc District with a total area of 11 hectares. There are 100 halls with sound systems, projectors and other equipment to facilitate seminars and other functions. The modern campus in Thu Duc District has a spacious hall with 900 seats. Two libraries with a total area of 2,650sq.m at the Thu Duc campus and 39 Ham Nghi have recently been upgraded. They have more than 40,000 book titles and materials of all kinds, along with exclusive modern computer systems to access the database and the internet.

The university has 328 guest rooms in its student hostel in Thu Duc District, close to the lecture halls and library, accommodating over 2,600 people, including a four-story dormitory with 40 comfortable and special rooms. Wifi coverage is provided throughout at the 56 Hoang Dieu II - Thu Duc and campuses in District 1 to facilitate teachers and students to access internet quickly for study and research purposes. New investments have been made in air-conditioned classrooms and other modern facilities, including computer labs, self-study rooms, textbooks and reference materials in English, electronic data, and so on.

The Banking University HCMC also has good sporting facilities, including grounds for exercise, physical training and athletics, football fields, volleyball, handball and badminton courts.

The Executive Board of the high-quality training program was established under the Decision No. 1448/QÑ-ÑHNH dated October 16, 2014 by the rector of the Banking University HCMC.

The Executive Board of the high-quality training program comprises: 1. Doctor. Bui Huu Toan – Acting Rector– Head of the Board 2. Associate Professor Doctor Nguyen Duc Trung - Vice Rector - Standing Deputy Head of the Board 3. Doctor Phan Ngoc Minh - Head of Education Department - Deputy Head of Academic Affairs 4. Assoc. Professor Doctor Le Phan Thi Dieu Thao - Deputy Head of Faculty of Finance - Deputy Head of Specialty Programs

The Executive Board also includes other members who are leaders of specialized departments, lecturers and managers with professional qualifications and experience in domestic and international training programs.

Students are also supported by a team of committed, enthusiastic academic advisors who are directly involved in teaching the high-quality program, providing advice and other help needed in mastering the curriculum and extracting maximum benefits from the high-quality bachelor program.

Xuan Bac