Constructing Technology No. 17: Fintech - A strong rise of the Financial Technology and official training programs in Vietnam

TUEsday - 01/11/2022 08:21

On October 4, in the program of Constructing Technology No. 17 conducted by the Department of Science and Technology, Vietnam Television, Dr. Hồ Tường Vinh - Vice Chairman of the Science and Training Council of the International Francophone Institute, Hanoi National University (IFI) shared about the potential, challenges and developing solutions for the Financial Technology (Fintech) industry in Vietnam. The program also had the participation of students from the Master of Banking, Finance & Financial Technology program at (Master of Fintech) IFI.

In the current era of digital technology 4.0, Financial Technology, also known as Fintech, is dominating financial activities all around the world. In Vietnam, more and more consumers are using Fintech products and services. Therefore, training programs on financial technology (Fintech) are receiving special attention in Vietnam.

Recently, in the Constructing Technology program number 17, Dr. Hồ Tường Vinh - Vice Chairman of the IFI Science and Training Council emphasized that currently in Vietnam there were courses for Bachelor of Fintech and international courses associated with universities around the world, and with leading financial enterprises with a view to enhance practical knowledge for students.

Fintech A strong rise of the Financial Technology and official training programs in Vietnam
Dr. Hồ Tường Vinh, Vice Chairman of IFI Science & Training Council shared about training opportunities and challenges in the Financial Technology (Fintech) industry

 

Regarding the quality of Fintech employees, Dr. Vinh said that currently, it was still difficult to find ones knowing both Technology and Finance. Therefore, he showed a high expectation that financial institutions would  organize knowledge-sharing forums for students to experience new techniques and discuss with experts in the industry.

Mr. Phan Xuân Thắng, Director of the Center for Management Training & Retraining, IFI
Mr. Phan Xuân Thắng, Director of the Center for Management Training & Retraining, IFI

 

About the Fintech training program in Vietnam, Mr. Phan Xuân Thắng, Director of the IFI Training & Management Center talked to VTV: “The concept and development of financial technology have led to a complete change of human resources of this training program. Catching this demand, IFI is the pioneer in training Masters of Fintech in Vietnam with the participation of professors and experts from the UK, and France that are working in the field of Fintech. In this way, IFI expects to provide students with practical knowledge in order to answer math problems and questions about financial technology in the most practical way.”

Mr. Nguyễn Việt Thắng, Deputy Director of the Information Technology Division, PG Bank, student of Course 1-Master of Fintech
Mr. Nguyễn Việt Thắng, Deputy Director of the Information Technology Division, PG Bank, student of Course 1-Master of Fintech

 

Commenting on the Master of Fintech program at IFI, student Nguyễn Việt Thắng, currently working as the Deputy Director of the Information Technology Division at PG Bank, said: “At the Master of Fintech program at IFI, I gained knowledge from lecturers who are experts from developed countries. Not only are the teachers highly specialized in their field, but they also have a lot of practical experience. Therefore, learning becomes so sufficient and sensible that I can almost immediately apply the knowledge to work after the lesson.” 

Here's the report broadcasted on VTV2. Let's see the opinions and sharing of experts and students of the Master of Fintech program at IFI.

 

 


 
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