The signing ceremony of cooperation with Vinpearl Joint Stock Company and the talkshow “Road to Hospitality”

On May 6, 2019, the signing ceremony of cooperation agreement between Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration and Vinpearl Joint Stock Company was held in the Lecture Hall 101-GK1, TUEBA. The agreement is about cooperation in human resources training and the talkshow program called “Road to Hospitality”.

Attending the signing ceremony, on behalf of Vinpearl Joint Stock Company, there was Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Khanh – Director of Training and Human Resources Development. On behalf of TUEBA, there were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Nhuan Kien – Vice Rector; MSc. Tran Luong Duc – Head of Student Affairs Department, Director of Center for Student Consulting and Supporting Services; MSc. Pham Minh Hoang – Secretary of Youth Union, Vice Director of Center for Student Consulting and Supporting Services; Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Thi Gam – Dean of Faculty of Marketing, Commerce and Tourism; Assoc. Prof. Tran Dinh Tuan – Dean of Faculty of Accounting; lecturers from faculties; and 300 students.

Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Khanh and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Nhuan Kien on behalf of both parties signed the cooperation agreement

Under the cooperation agreement, Vinpearl JSC will support students of the Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration with internship opportunities at establishments operating in the tourism sector owned or run by Vinpearl JSC and the opportunities to be employed by Vinpearl in 2019 and the following years. The internship at Vinpearl JSC will be at least 2 months, up to 6 months, with a commitment to work for Vinpearl JSC after graduation according to the company’s regulations. Vinpearl JSC will coordinate training programs and events for students at tourism establishments throughout the country to improve skills and accumulate experience. At the same time, Vinpearl will coordinate the organization of student support activities including career orientation, future orientation, career field tours, scholarship programs, tourism internship clubs… The prospect of the cooperation between the two parties opens a great opportunity for employment for TUEBA’s graduates, especially those majoring in tourism and hospitality.

Founded in Vietnam in 2003, Vinpearl is a leading Vietnamese hospitality brand within Vingroup, consisting of six hotel & resorts brands, including Vinpearl Resorts, Vinpearl Discovery, Vinpearl Condotel, Vinpearl City Hotels, VinOasis and Vinpearl Luxury; 3 entertainment brands including Vinpearl Land, Vinpearl Safari, Vinpearl Golf, 2 spa brands: Vincharm and Akoya Spa and 1 MICE & F&B brand: Almaz. At present, Vinpearl offers close to 20,000 rooms, including 4,000 villas to travellers as well as over 70 MICE spaces for corporate guests. As of December 2018, Vinpearl’s network consisted of 43 properties across 17 key tourist and business destinations within Vietnam. In 2019, the Vinpearl portfolio is expected to expand with over 10 new properties currently under development.

With the above-mentioned development pace, Vingroup in general and Vinpearl JSC in particular have been in great demand for human resources to build brand and develop new facilities. With the aim to create absolute working conditions for Vietnamese people, especially young people, through this agreement, Vinpearl wishes to express a firm trust and expectation to students of TUEBA not only in the fields of tourism and hospitality but also in other areas related to culture, services, entertainment, event organization, and the group’s fine arts performance activities throughout the country.

On behalf of TUEBA, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Nhuan Kien – Vice Rector – expressed the pleasure of being cooperated with Vinpearl JSC and signing a cooperation agreement in the field of tourism and hospitality between the two parties. The Vice Rector expressed his wish that the cooperation between TUEBA and the company will be further strengthened, help the university to enhance the application of training programs and to provide exactly what the company wants for their workforce.

At the end of the ceremony, the talkshow program “Road to hospitality occupation” was held with precious sharing of Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Khanh on orientation of employment, advancement opportunities at Vinpearl, exchange of recruitment opportunities, requirements and recruitment methods at the functional departments and dissemination of Trainee Program 2019.

TUEBA students and staff taking photo with Vinpearl JSC representatives

This signing ceremony demonstrates that Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration always focuses on the quality and efficiency of cooperation with enterprises to serve the training objectives to meet social needs and link training activities with real practices. The cooperation agreement with Vinpearl JSC of Vingroup, which has worldwide reputation, has proved the university’s prestige and quality in training.