On the 22nd of November 2018, the MSM MBA 20th Anniversary & Graduation Ceremony was successfully held at Sofitel Plaza Hotel, Le Duan Dist. 1 HCMC. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vũ Hải Quân, Vice President, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City; Mr. Carel Richter, Consul General, Netherlands Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mai Thanh Phong, Rector, HCMC University of Technology; Dr. Vincent Feltkamp, Associate Dean of the Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands; Dr. Duong Nhu Hung – Dean of School of Industrial Management; Dr. Nguyen Thu Hien – MSM MBA Program Director attended this ceremony. MSM MBA was glad to welcome Mr. Pham Ngoc Minh – CEO of Vietnam Airlines – MSM MBA Intake 1; Mr. Do Xuan Quang – Vice President of Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company – MSM MBA Intake 3; Mr. Sanjay Chakrabarty – Deputy General Manager of OCB – MSM MBA financial aid partner; all the guests of honour, graduates & their friends/ relatives, Maastricht MBA alumni, participants and the press.
At the beginning of the ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mai Thanh Phong, Rector, HCMC University of Technology briefly stated the history, and the 20th years journey of MSM MBA: “Proudly to say that MSM MBA has been recognized as one of the leading MBA programs in Vietnam. In Vietnam it has granted MBA degrees to nearly 1000 alumni, working in more than 600 companies presenting in all sectors of the economy of Vietnam and globally. These MBA graduates got promoted to higher positions after graduation and are very much confident to take leading positions in their organizations. We believe that the most important values that they got from the program is knowledge, understanding of management, leadership skills and the confidence that they can always overcome obstacles to win situations.”
“Over 20 years of operation, MSM MBA Program is one of the successful international education collaborations within the Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City” speech by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vu Hai Quan – Vice President, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City. In the ceremony, Dr. Vincent Feltkamp stated the honored to have this longest collaboration with HCMUT and congratulated the 20th Anniversary on behalf of MSM Netherlands. “We are very excited to be here at this great institution at the 20th anniversary celebration and graduation. We certainly look forward to decades of success with the aim of making an impact and making a difference for our societies.” – Siad by Dr. Vincent Feltkamp.
The 20th Anniversary was ended with the clip about the long journey of MSM MBA. Follow the clip was the emotional performance which performed by current students and alumni from Intake 1 to 21, showed the spirit of MSM MBA throughout 20 years.
After the 20th Anniversary was the Graduation Ceremony of Intake 19. Dr. Nguyen Thu Hien read out the decision to commend 12 excellent awards to the graduates. Then, the ceremony of issuing graduation certificate begun, Dr. Vincent Feltkamp and Dr. Thu Hien certified the the graduates and gave them souvenirs. “On behalf of Board of Trustee of Maastricht School of Management, I now announce that you are graduated from the program and receive the Master Degree of Maastricht School of Management’ – said by Dr. Vincent Feltkamp.
Finally, the ceremony was ended by the performance of all Intake 19 graduates to share their happiness of achievements and mark the memorial day.
Till now, the graduation ceremony finally came to an end, this was a kind of sadness with joy, gratefulness and happiness. Graduation is a destination, as well as a starting point of another journey. We firmly believe that all our graduates will get glorious achievements with the best wishes.
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