Korean-invested firm established to boost human capital in Vietnam

09:45 | 01/01/2020 Investment

Providing training on human capital for Vietnamese youth towards boosting Vietnam-Korea relations is the prime target of the Vietnam-Korea Human Capital Joint Stock Company, which was officially established in Hanoi on December 25.

Delegates cut the ribbon to inaugurate the Human Capital JSC on December 25, 2019 - Photo: NDO

With the desire to help young people from both countries to have the opportunity to exchange and learn the soft skills needed for a globalised society, the Korean-invested provides multilingual dialogue training and other strategist skills necessary in negotiations to assist learners in their careers.

At the opening ceremony held on Wednesday evening (Dec 25), CEO Seung Yong Uhm, who is also a former expert from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), emphasised that the Vietnam-Korea Human Capital JSC aims to contribute to the sustainable development of the bilateral relationship between the two countries, targeting young people who have high ability to understand languages and with cultural adaptability.

In recent years, Vietnam-Korea relations have witnessed strong progress, with the Republic of Korea (ROK) is among the leading investors into Vietnam. Korean tourists to Vietnam reached about 3 million in 2018 and is expected to increase to 5 million in 2019, up 54%. Therefore, for Vietnam’s youngsters, Korean knowledge is becoming crucial, said Seung Yong Uhm.

According to him, in order to promote qualitative development for the relationship between the two countries, it is necessary for Vietnamese youngsters to take advantage of human and material exchange relations with the ROK as a source of sustainable development for Vietnam. In addition to linguistic ability, Korean language learners in Vietnam should improve their capacity in grasping knowledge, risk management, teamwork and leadership skills to improve competitiveness in their careers, he suggested.

To boost human capital development, the company targets young people in both Vietnam and the ROK. It provides advanced training programmes on both online and offline platforms, focusing on case handling, one-on-one training and distance training to access diverse training backgrounds from the ROK in English and Korean languages, soft skill training, problem solving competence, risk management, communication skills, cultural understanding and international competitiveness.

The company’s facilities are capable of accommodating 3,000 students in one year, featuring multi-function international conference rooms and situation training spaces, with qualified trainers from both Vietnam and the ROK participating in as programme partners, providing high-quality training services through an open educational platform.

Located at No. 146 Pham Van Dong Street in Cau Giay District, Hanoi, the Vietnam-Korea Human Capital JSC is expected to provide full services from February 2020.

Theo NDO