With the aim to exploit the strengths, promote cooperation in management, technology transfer, and exchange in professional fields, on 30 May 2018, at campus 97 Vo Van Tan, the MoU signing ceremony between Ho Chi Minh City Open University (OU) and Vietnam Association of Certified Public Accountants (VACPA) was held.
Attending the ceremony, from OU, there were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vu Huu Duc – Vice Rector, Rector-in-charge of OU; Dr. Ho Huu Thuy – Dean of Faculty of Accounting & Auditing; and lecturers of the Faculty. From VACPA, there were Mr. Pham Sy Danh – President; Dr. Tran Khanh Lam – Secretary General; Mr. Nguyen Thanh Sang – Executive Board Member. Invited guests to the ceremony were Ms. Nguyen Thuy Minh Chau – Head of Mekong, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); Mr. Dang Xuan Canh – Director General of RSM Vietnam Auditing & Consulting Company Limited; Mr. Dinh Tuan Tuong – Deputy Director of Sao Viet Auditing Co., Ltd; Ms. Dang My Van –CEO of PKF-AFC Vietnam Auditing Company.
The ceremony marked an important milestone for the sustainable cooperation between OU and VACPA. Accordingly, the two sides will jointly carry out scientific research in the fields of accounting and auditing, organize academic activities, and strengthen exchanges between VACPA and lecturers. The University aims to build a learning and professional practice environment for students. Specially, OU and VACPA have plan to organize Career Day for students of the university, develop and exploit integrated training models practice and audit software, consultancy, technology transfer, training for audit firms. Both sides hope that through these activities, students and young people will have an opportunity to access more practical skills and knowledge of their subject area, which underpins the dream of future career development.