Training course “Corporate governance in banks” held successfully in Ho Chi Minh

In two days 12th and 13th April 2016, at the State Bank Hall – Ho Chi Minh branch, VNU University of Economics and Business (UEB) collaborated with International Finance Corporation (IFC) – World Bank has held successfully the training course for banking leader about “Corporate Governance in Banks’.

After ‘Training for Trainer’ (TOT) workshop on ‘Corporate Governance in Banks’ held in 2015, this is the second training course UEB cooperated with IFC under the framework of the cooperation agreement (MOU) signed between two parties and financed by the tuition fees of commercial banks

This course is also subsequent the success of project “Enhancing the capacity of corporate governance for banking leaders in Vietnam” funded by World Bank (WB) and Australian Agency for International Development (Ausaid), which was completed in 2015.

The participant are all banking leaders as members of board of directors and board of managers from large commercial banks, such as Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam, Vietnam Public Commercial Joint Stock Bank, Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank, Dong A Commercial Joint Stock Bank, and Kien Long Commercial Joint Stock Bank.  Lecturers and specialists in IFC and the Faculty of Finance and Banking, UEB are teaching in pair in the course.

The course is planned to equip the updated knowledge along with modern approach related to the practice, in particular: Principles of corporate governance (CG) in banks according to international practices; Orientation of building Board effectiveness; Building sound control environment in the good corporate governance framework; Transparency and disclosure of information in banks; International experiences of corporate governance in banks and practice in Vietnam,…

The training framework is designed logically with teaching methods focusing on discussing practical situations in Vietnam in comparison with international practices. During two days, the course had received positive responses from trainees with lively studying atmosphere and active discussion between trainees and trainers.

The course has finished with 100% of trainees appreciated the received knowledge which would be helpful in their current jobs and highly applicable in planning their own corporations.

This successful opening is the important prerequisite for IFC and Faculty of Finance and Banking, UEB in continuing jointly organize the next training course on "Corporate Governance in banks" in Hanoi, opening up prospects for cooperation to develop high-quality training courses, providing highly applicable to financial institutions in Vietnam.


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