The MSM-MBA is a joint program between the Maastricht School of Management (MSM, the Netherlands) and the School of Industrial Management (SIM), HCMC University of Technology (HCMUT). Established in 1998, the Program is specifically designed for management executives, the self-employed, and aspiring consultants in general management who have job responsibilities and therefore cannot afford to attend classes on a full-time basis.

The Maastricht School of Management (MSM), previously known as the Netherlands International Institute for Management, is a truly international business school dedicated to excellence in management education and performance. Its objective is to emphasize the key role that good management plays in competition, growth and productivity. MSM aims to combine a theoretical foundation with practical experience. This approach, combined with emphasis on the participants’ own skills and knowledge, makes studying at MSM a unique learning experience.

MSM was founded in 1952 as an initiative of the Delft University of Technology and moved to its campus in Maastricht in 1989. Participants of MSM from over 125 countries have been attracted to the MBA, Outreach MBA, Ph.D./DBA, and Executive Programs offered at MSM.

The School of Industrial Management (SIM) was established in 1990 in an effort of the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) to respond to the increasing demand for management professionals in Vietnam. The school pursues an educational mission of offering qualified training programs that provide its community with graduates who hold appropriate skills in management, especially industrial management.

The graduates have also knowledge of various engineering fields which enable them to coordinate effectively with technical personnel in managing tech – based processes/products. SIM’s awarded degrees include BA of Industrial Management, MBA, Second Bachelor degree in Industrial Management and various short –term training courses.

The MSM-MBA program is most recommended for management executives, entrepreneurs, and engineers who are seeking for a career in business. It has following distinctive features:

Both the program contents (curriculum) and the format (time-table) are specifically designed for the management executives. The curriculum is application oriented and updated every year. The well-planned time-table enables the participants to minimize conflicts between working and studying.

The participants have the opportunities to study face-to-face with respective Professors from the leading universities around the world. They can also rely on the effective support of local teaching assistants when conducting project assignments or preparing for the exams.

MSM-MBA is the MBA program in Vietnam that really provides cross-culture learning environment. Up until now, there are over 900 participants having come from 28 countries, representing over a hundred well-known companies. The background of the participants reflects a broad representation of functional, cross-functional, and managerial responsibilities in various industries. This greatly enriches the experience and allows participants to create a network of worldwide relationships.