On October 1st 2018, VJCC Institute hosted the opening ceremony of Senior Business Program (Keieijuku) cohort 12.

The ceremony welcomes honored guests from foreign affairs, economy and commerce's agencies of both Vietnam and Japan: Mr. Watanabe Go - First Secretary of Japan Ambassador in Vietnam; Mr. Naoomichi Murooka - Deputy Head of Representative office of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA); Mr. Kitagawa Hironobu – Head of Representative office of JETRO; Mr. Atsuto Kimura – General Secretary of JCCI. Especially, the ceremony also welcomes the participation of Assoc.Prof. Bui Anh Tuan, Party Committee Secretary, President of FTU, Director of VJCC Project; other members of board of directors, Head/Deputy head of related departments; Ms. Tran Thi Ai Van – Director of FECON R&D Institute, Head of External Affairs of Kei Club and the attendance of 30 new participants of Keieijuku course cohort 12.

At the beginning of the ceremony, Dr. Nguyen Thi Hien, Director of VJCC emphasized the belief that with the success of 11 cohorts, together with new innovations and changes, VJCC now continues its mission not only to strengthen the connection within business community in Vietnam but also to between Vietnam and their partners in Japan by implementing the next 12th cohort.

On behalf of VJCC project's board of directors, Assoc.Prof. Bui Anh Tuan, President of FTU, sent his congratulations to VJCC and especially 30 participants including 29 managers/head of enterprises in Vietnam and 01 lecturer of FTU, joining this year program.

The president expressed his delight in witnessing the achievements of VJCC, especially of Keieijuku program. As for the new cohort, the president emphasized that: "With Keieijuku, participants not only learn business philosophy but also success secret of Japanese people, then applying into their own enterprises, contributing to the integration process of the companies. From the point of view of more than 1500 Japanese firms located in Vietnam today, the demand of cooperating with local SMEs is really high, thus, being able to understand Japanese signature management and administration system is of great essence."

As for Mr. Kakioka Naoki, Deputy Head of Representative office of JICA, in the past 15 years, thanks to VJCC- Foreign Trade University, JICA has conducted many human resources training programs, among which Keieijuku is one. This course is believed to bring about the truest Japan's values to managers/head of Vietnamese enterprises.