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MBA Vietnam

It is MSM great pleasure to invite all MSM-MBA members to joint the 2017 year-end party and the celebration of the New Year 2018. It is truly a special occasion of gathering friends, networking and having fun for our big family.

The related information of this event is detailed as below:

  • Organizer: MSM-ASA (MSM Alumni & Students Association) Vietnam
  • Date & Time: Saturday evening, January 20th, 2018
  • Venue: The MYST Dong Khoi Hotel, 6-8 Ho Huan Nghiep street, District 1 – HCMC
  • Dinner: Buffet
  • Dress code: Casual/Business casual


  • 5:00 – 6:30PM: Welcome guests & Networking by groups (HR & Admin, Finance & Accounting, Sales & Marketing, Production, Procurement & Logistics, Entrepreneurs)
  • 6:30 – 7:00PM: TALK with Alumni: Successful market expansion with digital marketing – A story about Oriflame by Ms. Quynh Tram – CEO of Oriflame Vietnam, Intake 1
  • 7:00 – 10:00PM: Buffet Gala Dinner & Entertainment activities.


Please RSVP before January 13th, 2018: by email:  or

Please share this information to all MSM friends as much as possible. The most important thing is we gather we network and we have fun.  Your presence will be a huge motivation for not only the organizers but also more about the ASA’s growth in the future.

We want to see everybody there!



Graduation Ceremony 2017

Graduation Ceremony 2017

MSM-MBA Graduation Ceremony


Dear Distinguished Guest,

On the occasion of ending the academic year 2015 – 2017 of Intake 18, we would like to invite you to the:

Graduation Ceremony for Intake 18

On Saturday, 18 November 2017, 9:00am to 12:00am

At Diamond Hall, Sofitel Saigon Plaza

17 Le Duan Boulevard, Dist. 1, HCMC

Your presence at the event would be of a great honor for our students and us.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Sincerely yours.

MSM-MBA Program.








Coffee Talk 20 – Developing Talents for Organizations

Coffee Talk 20 – Developing Talents for Organizations

Do we know learning style of talents? How to develop talents for your organization effectively?

Talents in organizations nowadays are modern learners. They can self-directed learn and find their own ways to learn for their career growth. If the organization cannot orient and facilitate them in learning, they still grow and might not be effective to the organization’s growth.

This seminar will address various issues of “Developing Talents for Organizations” from employer’s and employee’s perspectives. Coming to this event, you are expected to discuss about:

  • How to build a learning environment to develop your talents and make them a long-term asset of your organization
  • As employer, what do you expect from your talents? Do you expect them to lead or to follow? How to encourage your talents to learn?
  • As a talent of your organization, what is your learning style? How do you expect your company to help you learn?
Date: Sunday, November 12, 2017  
Time: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Venue: Trung Nguyên Coffee, 264A Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Dist. 3
Registration fee:

Alumni & student: VND200,000 (also applies for guests accompanying alumni)

 General guest: VND250,000

 Presented by:

Mr. Ha Xuan Trung




Advisor for OPV Group in USA and Vietnam; Mentor at SME Mentoring Program; Lecturer in Strategy, Strategic Management at MSM-MBA (Maastricht MBA).

Prof. Ha Xuan Trung got MBA from Harvard Business School, Harvard University – USA; MA in Economics from Yale University – USA; Completed 2 years in the PhD Program in Political Economy and Government from Kennedy School, Harvard University – USA.


Ms. Nguyen Thi Xuan Huong








Human Resources Director, AkzoNobel Paints Vietnam

Ms. Xuan Huong has more than 20 years working in human resources in different industries, including  Electronics and Fast Moving Consumer Goods in Japanese, British and Dutch companies. Her knowledge and experience spans many different areas from operations to strategy of HR and leadership.

Ms. Huong is a Management board member, responsible for Training & Development and also a well-known speaker of VNHR Association. Ms. Huong is passionate about enabling people to grow and enjoys seeing people grow. Her success is measured by the success of people who have been developed by her. Ms Huong got MBA from University of Queensland, Australia.

Dr. Truong Thi Lan Anh





She has nearly 20 years of in-depth research, teaching and consulting experiences in Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, and Change Management.

She is currently consulting freelancer, in partnership with Institute of Management and Technology Promotion (IMT,, and visiting faculty of Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and some other prestigious universities in Vietnam. She is also an active member of VNHR Association. Dr. Lan Anh got Ph.D. and MBA from Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand.

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To celebrate Bach Khoa University 60th year Anniversary and welcome our new Intake, MSM20, MSM-MBA organizes an annual team-building event, which will take place at Sonata Resort & Spa – Binh Thuan. The event aims at celebrating the “brotherships” by congratulating Intake 18 members for their coming  graduation, welcoming the new comers of Intake 20 and tightening network of alumni brothers/ sisters with Intake 19 and all other intakes’ alumni. We hope to have a very successful event this year. Let’s come and enjoy our 2017 Team-Building Trip. Last year we had nearly 100 people participated.

Trip Theme: Empowering Global Business Leaders
Venue: Sonata Resort & Spa , Binh Thuan
Date: 28-29 October, 2017
Departure time: 6:30 AM
Dress code on Departure Red Maastricht MBA T-shirt
At: HCMC University of Technology, A4 Building


We hope you all of you will be joining us. Hands in hands let us make our MSM family bigger and stronger.

For registration, please send email to or call Ms. Vy at 0904.658.211 by 22 Oct. 2017



Please contact us at 0904.658.211 for Entry Test and Interview schedule

MSM-MBA – Accredited by ACBSP, AMBA, IACBE.
Master in Strategic Management – Empowers Global Leaders! 
Successes of Alumni and Students are our future.

Pre-MBA – Intake 20 (2017-2019)

Pre-MBA – Intake 20 (2017-2019)

Have you ever asked yourself about:

  • Whether MBA study is necessary for me? 
  • What important aspects in deciding to choose to study MBA?
  • What important knowledge and skills I need to have before pursuing a MBA?
  • What important knowledge I could obtain after MBA study?
  • Why MBA can make me different?

Choosing to pursue a MBA program is not an easy decision with various questions to ask.  Therefore, Step-To-MBA Program provides you not only the answers to the above questions, but also important discussions ones MUST HAVE before pursuing MBA study. The Step-To-MBA Program not only discusses about right motives of pursuing MBA, necessary skills for MBA, but more importantly crucial knowledge in an MBA program.

Business competitiveness and success of firms significantly depend on management capabilities of CEOs. However, lack of a holistic view and knowledge is one of the biggest disadvantages of middle – and high-level managers. Conferences and seminar programs, short-course training programs, at one side can provide an immediate tool to solve specific problem at work, however do not allow to consistently and comprehensively provide a holistic system of understanding about management, which is crucial for managers to run a business in a balance in long term.

Post-graduate programs about management, like MBA programs (Master of Business Administration), with complete contents about management sciences will allow participants to obtain and digest foundational and advanced knowledge about management and allow them to update and apply knowledge into business practices.

Important knowledge before pursuing an MBA


  • Explain why you may need and may not need MBA study
  • Provide prospective students necessary knowledge for MBA study
  • Opportunity to learn experiences from Maastricht MBA alumni

Program Stucture:


Date: 18,19,20,21/09/2017

Venue: MSM-MBA Program, HCMC University of Technology (268 Ly Thuong Kiet, Dist. 10, HCMC)

Fee: 2.000.000VND (Including handouts & material)

Session Monday, 18/09/2017

18:00 – 21:00

Introduction to Finance & Accounting
Session 2 Tuesday, 19/09/2017

18:00 – 21:00

Introduction to Economics
Session 3 Wednesday, 20/09/2017

18:00 – 21:00

Introduction to Management
Session 4 Thursday, 21/09/2017

18:00 – 21:00

MBA Studying Skills

⇒⇒ Free of charge for MSM-MBA applicants

⇒⇒ Discount policy up to 45 million VND for applicants who enroll to Intake 20 before 23 September 2017.

⇒⇒ Scholarship up to 200 million VND for excellent students.


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Please contact us at 0904 658 211 for Entry Test and Interview schedule.

MSM-MBA – Accredited by ACBSP, AMBA, IACBE.
Master in Strategic Management – Empowers Global Leaders! 
Successes of Alumni and Students are our future.


Refresher Course – Cost of Capital – Wisdom of Investment Decision

Refresher Course – Cost of Capital – Wisdom of Investment Decision

Is it true that:

You reckon with your personal investment decisions?

You don’t have know-hows in making the wisest investment decision?

You hold key responsibilities in investment and planning department of your company?

You want the most effective formula for all investment decisions?

If you have the above questions, you are highly advised to attend MSM-MBA Refresher Course of Modern Knowledge with the Topic:

Cost of Capital

Wisdom of Investment Decision

Please see below the information of the course:

Date 27-28 September 2017
Time 9:00 – 16:00
Venue HCMC University of Technology

268 Ly Thuong Kiet, Dist. 10, HCMC


Dr. Sundar Venkatesh – one of our most favorite professors of MSM-MBA, Bach Khoa University

Course Content

Session 1

Date: 27 Sep. 2017

Time: 9:00 – 12:00

  • Which costs of capital – Real or Nominal? Estimating risk of interest rates and taxes?
  • Forecasting trends and benchmarking interest rates and inflation rates between Vietnam and ASEAN countries? Estimating rates of returns of various investment opportunities on stock market. How risk premium is estimated to compensate for risks? An example in Making personal financial decision.
  • Is cost of capital in Vietnam high? Are VN companies able to exploit growth opportunities without funding constraints?
Session 2

Date: 27 Sep. 2017

Time: 13:00 – 16:00

  • Traditional funding (bank funding) or modern fundings (Funds/ Private equity/Foreign bonds/Block sales/Mezzanine funding/Family funding)?
  • Are these fundings available in Vietnam?
Session 3

Date: 28 Sep. 2017

Time: 13:00 – 16:00

  • Analyzing case studies and applying to make investment decisions: Vincom Bonds; HB Mezzanine; HAG bank funding.


  • 3,000,000VND for full course.
  • Special offer to MSM alumni and students: a discount of 30% off for all alumni and students who register & pay by 23 Sep. 2017

For further information, please email us at or call us at0904 658 211.


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Please contact us at 0904 658 211 for Entry Test and Interview schedule.

MSM-MBA – Accredited by ACBSP, AMBA, IACBE.
Master in Strategic Management – Empowers Global Leaders! 
Successes of Alumni and Students are our future.




Have you ever asked yourself:

+ Should I get an MBA?

+ Could MBA degree help me move to the next step in my career?

+ Could MBA knowledge help me manage my own business successfully?

+ Could MBA degree open me to new job and life opportunities?

Going back to school for an MBA study is not an easy decision with many considerations. Please come and join us in this Special Coffee Talk event: “MSM-MBA and Career path” to have answers to the above questions.


In this event, we invite our MSM-MBA alumni come and share their true stories about their decision to pursue MBA study, their experience at MSM-MBA program, and their new opportunities in life following MBA study. We believe you will realize whether you should take an MBA study and whether MBA study is important for your career ladder.

This Career talk will be scheduled as follows:

Time                     : 18:00-20:30, Friday, 25/08/2017

Venue                   : Trung Nguyen Coffee – 19B Pham Ngoc Thach, Dist.3, HCMC

Entrance fee         : Free of charge with limited seats

This event also offers you an opportunity to connect with an advisor in-person to learn about the MSM-MBA program, career development, admissions and finance. Then you can find out how and why the MBA will open up a world of career options, increase your earning power, develop your management expertise, build a strong professional network, and empower your global leadership skills that will change your perspective, your personal life, and inspire you to do amazing things.

⇒⇒⇒⇒ Registration to enjoy our tuition discount policy up to 50 million VN Dong.

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Please contact our admission tel: 0904 658 211 for more information about this event or our speakers.



MSM-MBA Program

MSM ASA and MSM office will co-organize a charity trip to Ben Tre province, on the 5th and 6th August 2017.

We would like to inform and invite all of you and families to join this very meaningful event. This is a special occasion for you and your kids to meet, discuss and help more people in our country.

We also plan to build up a small book collection for the local people there. You will be all welcomed to send us both old and new books for this charity activity.

Trip agenda:

Date: 05/08/2017

Venue: Vinh Binh commune, Cho Lach Dist., Ben Tre

  • 6h30: Gather at A4 Building – HCMC Universtiy of Technology.
  • 10h00: Depart to Cho Lach Dist., Ben Tre. 
  • 10h00 – 12h30: Make bookshelves for kids
  • 12h30 – 13h30: Have lunch
  • 13h30 – 16h30: Career Orientation
  • 15h00: come back to HCMC

The address to send books is as below:
TRA-SAS Company – 34 Nguyễn Thị Nghĩa Dist. 1, TPHCM
Please kindly contact the reception and the company security guard for any arrangements and indicate your full name, mobile number, MSM Intake and items list on all packages.

For other further information and any registration, please contact Ms Trinh (MSM office): 0909.469.466 or email:

We hope to see you all.

Academic English Class – August 2017

Academic English Class – August 2017

This is the first step of the MSM-MBA program. This AEC course is designed for students who have already met the English language-facility requirement for their intended MBA program. It will provide you with greater confidence and will enhance your language skills so you can succeed in the MBA course.

The purpose of this course is to assist participants in developing the academic reading and writing skills necessary for success in MBA study. In particular, this intensive course will focus on:

  • Enhancing reading skills which are vital to effective reading comprehension such as skimming, scanning and summarizing;
  • Enhancing ability to read and understand well and fast, a valuable asset in research works for a Master degree;
  • Strengthening writing ability in general topics with various coordinating strategies;
  • Improving analytical, evaluating and debating skills;
  • Developing the thinking power as well as brainstorming and organizing skills essential in good essay writing with helpful tools for acquiring general knowledge, choosing appropriate words and arranging ideas for a good essay outline;
  • Enabling participants to write essay as part of their Master Program.


MSM MBA Program


Date: 31/7 – 30/8/2017

Venue: R.311, Building A4 – HCMC University of Technology (268 Ly Thuong Kiet, Dist.10, HCMC)

Tuition fee: 6.000.000đ (including material)

Discount policy: free of charge for MSM-MBA applicants


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MSM-MBA recruiting for Intake 20 (2017-2019)
Please contact our admission tel: 0904 658 211 for more information
MSM-MBA Program (Maastricht MBA)
Tel: (84-28) 38 660 898

MSM-MBA Information Session 2017

MSM-MBA Information Session 2017

The year 2017 has been named “Uncertainty”. Brexit (Britain-Exit), “Industry 4.0”, “Trump phenomenon”, changes of leadership in more than 20 big countries… are factors that will dramatically change the global economy, politics, and society.

How are enterprises supposed to restructure strategies to cope with the “Uncertain” environment and turn disadvantages into advantages?

What are entrepreneurs and managers likely to prepare for new variants in the business environment, and for their own changes to meet the higher and higher requirements in the connecting economy?

You are cordially invited to attend the MSM-MBA Information Session:


Time: Wednesday, 14/06/2017, 18:00-20:30
Venue: Kim Do Hotel, 133 Nguyen Hue, District 1
  Prof. Dr. Arnoud Franken
Lecturer in Strategy at Maastricht School of Management – Netherland