On February 6th, at Detech building, representatives of Japan Overseas Development Corporation (JODC) awarded their certificates to 37 students who successfully completed the course “Approaching Japanese IT” in 2011. Previously, the best 15 students of the course had finished their ten-day trip to Japan to learn from large corporations there.
Ms. Nguyen Kim Anh, Vice Rector of FPT University gave JODC certificates to students who excellently finished the course.
Owning the JODC certificates, FPT students will have a lot of advantages when applying for scholarships, or for a position in Japanese companies because of the knowledge and experience they gathered during the time working with the Japanese. This is the third year the course “Approaching Japanese IT” has been organized by Japan Overseas Development Corporation (JODC) in FPT University, with the support of Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI),.
On behalf of Board of Rectors, Vice Rector Nguyen Kim Anh said, through the cooperation with JODC in organizing the course, FPT University wants the students to learn and acquire the precious virtues of the Japanese like discipline, punctuality, and scientific working style … Then, they can apply these in their life and work, to be more active to cooperate with Japanese companies, and also have more opportunities to work in this high-tech country.
Besides attending practical lessons given by Japanese lecturers in Vietnam, 15 outstanding students of the course participated in a ten-day field trip to Japan. This was a great opportunity which not many FPT students could have, and one that was even more scarce to students in other universities.
In the course, FPT students were provided with fundamental knowledge about the industry, especially the IT field, as well as Japanese culture. The course “Approaching Japanese IT” was also a precious chance for FPT students to approach Japanese IT and career opportunities with companies there.JODC course lasting three weeks, from November 7th to November 28th, was officially finished after the sum-up ceremony. Joy and happiness were the common feelings of the students when receiving the JODC certificates.
Besides attending practical lessons given by Japanese lecturers in Vietnam, 15 outstanding students of the course participated in a ten-day field trip to Japan which was held by JODC. In the trip, FPT students joined the course “Japanese Corporate Management For Vietnam” in Kansai Kenshu Center, Osaka, Japan. Also they had the chance to witness Japanese people’s high responsibility at work, modern production process, and their great awareness of environmental protection, when visiting a number of large corporations like Panasonic, Sharp, Fujikin Inc., Asahi Breweries, Nihon Software... This was a meaningful opportunity to each of the students. Especially, after the trip, they honorably received the AOTS certificates issued by Japanese Government. With the certificates, FPT students will have a lot of advantages when applying for scholarships, or for a job in Japanese companies.
FPT students excitedly received the support money from JODC awarded to the best 15 members of the course.
In the certificate award ceremony which was held in the morning of February 6th, Ms. Vu Thi Kim Nhung, JODC coordinator in Vietnam said: “The greatest purpose of JODC when cooperating with FPT University in this course is to propagate the Japanese working culture and corporate etiquette. Thereby, it helps FPT students to become more confident and active when working and cooperating with Japanese organizations”. In fact, the number of FPT students who finished the course and had the chance to work in Japan has been increasing. Ms. Nhung expected that FPT students would play an important part as the bridge to develop the friendship between Vietnam and Japan.
Like other FPT students joining the course, Ta Duc Tung shared that, the course “Approaching Japanese IT” brought him a precious opportunity to directly approach and work in Japanese businesses
37 FPT students received the JODC certificates, with the support of Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
Ta Duc Tung, one of the outstanding FPT students who received the JODC certificates commented: “ The course gave me a whole new perspective on the Japanese people and culture This is really valuable for my future career. There are many tiny things but of great importance to the Japanese, such as seating arrangement, bowing, or business card exchange...”.To Tung, the working style in the corporate Japan which he witnessed in the course was truly interesting, logical, and could be applied in everyday work. To demonstrate this, Tung showed how he applied the 5S Principle, which was Seiri – Seiton – Seiso – Seiketsu – Shitsuke (Sorting – Stabilizing – Systematic cleaning – Standardizing – Self-discipline), in his capstone project, as well as in some other work of his.