Attending the signing ceremony on 27 February 2017, from EY Vietnam, there were Mr. Tran Dinh Cuong - General Director, Ms. Pham Thi Hong Anh - Vice President, Ms. Dinh Thi Thuy - Senior Manager and Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Ngoc - Deputy Director for Human Resource. From ACCA, there was Ms. Le My Hanh - Engagement Manager. From NEU, there were Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat - President, Assoc Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thanh Ha - Chairman of University Council, Assoc Prof. Dr. Pham Thi Bich Chi - Director of Accounting and Auditing Department, MA. Bui Duc Dzung - Director of Administrative Office, Dr. Dao Thanh Tung - Director of International Cooperation Department, Assoc Prof. Dr. Dang Ngoc Duc - Dean of School of Banking and Finance, Assoc Prof. Nguyen Huu Anh - Dean of School of Accounting and Auditing, MA. Nguyen Hoang Ha - Director of Political and Student Affairs Office, Dr. Vu Van Ngoc - Deputy Director of Personnel Department, Dr. Dam Son Toai - Deputy Director of Center for Advanced Educational Programs.
Over the last years, the cooperative relationship between NEU and EY Vietnam had reached significant achievements. EY carried out numerous recruitment, schorlarship programs and workshops in which EY members shared their knowledge and experiences in the field of accounting and auditing with NEU lecturers and students.
Making speech at the ceremony, Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat - President respectfully thanked to EY Vietnam for their support during the past years. The President stated that the 60th anniversary opened a new stage in NEU development path. NEU placed a high priority on cooperation with prestigious institutes and businesses as EY Vietnam and it was believed that NEU-EY Vietnam collaboration would develop effectively in the future.
Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Tran Dinh Cuong - EY Vietnam General Director highly appreciated NEU teaching and research quality. He shared that NEU students accounted for about 65% of total people newly employed in EY annually and many of them had become senior managers and leaders. He was impressed with the knowledge and softskill of NEU alumni. The signing ceremony was one of the first important events in order ton celebrate 25th anniversary of EY Vietnam establishment in 2017. The memorandum of understanding between NEU and EY Vietnam focuses on scholarship, internship, career orientation, entrepreneuship and recruitment, educational and research collaboration, and advertisement.
Following the signing ceremony, EY Vietnam and ACCA also summarized the competition "Pathway to success 2017" and conferred awards to 9 excellent students of NEU. "Path way to success" is conducted successfully over 6 years under the framework of MOU among EY Vietnam, ACCA Vietnam and NEU, which specializes for third-year students studying Economics, Accounting, Auditing, Finance and Banking. The winners of "Pathway to success" had completed ACCA qualification and were excellent members of EY Vietnam.