Outlook of the short course: “Strengthening capacity to apply Vietnam’s international trade and investment commitments” within the framework of the WCP-FTU phase III program in Ho Chi Minh City

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The WTO Chairs Program Phase 3 at Foreign Trade University successfully organized a short-term training course with the theme “Strengthening the capacity to apply Vietnam’s international trade and investment commitments” for the second time in Ho Chi Minh City from July 21 to 22, 2023.

With the teaching participation of experts from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ho Chi Minh City National University, ACCA Association and Foreign Trade University, the course topics have brought updated  and practical information for trainers, as well as creating an environment for connection and exchange between experts and businesses.

Associate Professor, Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu Ha – Deputy Director of Foreign Trade University Campus II delivered the opening speech of the course

The first topic with Associate Professor, Dr. Tu Diep Cong Thanh on “Intellectual Property in global trade and applications to the Vietnamese context” brought to trainers the system of Intellectual Property regulations in international trade, international disputes and mechanisms for resolving these disputes.

Associate Professor, Dr. Tu Diep Cong Thanh with the topic “Intellectual property in global trade and its applications in the Vietnamese context”

The second topic by Dr. Tran Nguyen Chat delivered the topic “Sustainable development in international trade and investment”. Dr. Tran Nguyen Chat gave students very new perspectives, providing tools to help implement innovation and sustainable development at each unit in an easier and more practical way.

Dr. Tran Nguyen Chat with the theme “Sustainable development in international trade and investment”

The third seminar on the topic “Tax in international trade” is taught by expert Phan Hoai Nam. As an expert with a lot of experience in teaching and consulting in the fields of Accounting, Auditing and Law, Mr. Phan Hoai Nam has helped students gain knowledge about contractor tax and international tax, the most updated information on Global Minimum Tax (GMT), actual Tax operations and taking advantage of Vietnam’s FTAs.

Expert Phan Hoai Nam with the topic “Tax in international trade”

The topic State management of international trade taught by Mr. Ngo Duc Minh from the National Competition Commission helped students have a very general overview of the connection between state management and businesses. As an expert with many years of experience working in state management agencies and exposed to a variety of types of businesses operating in many industries, Mr. Ngo Duc Minh helped trainers equip themselves with the useful knowledge acting as the basis for supporting the operations of businesses from state management agencies to be implemented correctly and successfully.

Expert Ngo Duc Minhh with the topic State management of international trade

The course has given students valuable knowledge about international trade and investment, helping students master and strengthen their ability to apply Vietnam’s commitments in this field. Trainers from businesses, universities, research institutes… all highly appreciate the quality of the training program, the dedication and professionalism of lecturers and experts in sharing experiences and the latest information and in-depth analysis of the international market.

Trainers receive a Certificate of participation in the course

At the same time, the course organized by the WTO Chairs Program Phase 3 at Foreign Trade University also created conditions to connect trainers with a diverse network of experts and businesses, creating favorable conditions for cooperation, collaboration, exchanging and learning about related issues.

Trainers took photos with lecturers and organizers