First ISC market exploration visit in Vietnam after restrictions

Within the International Startup Campus project the SEPT Competence Center organizes the first market exploration visit for six German start-ups to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The visit will take place between the 9th and 23rd of June 2022. The delegation will get a chance to experience more about the specifics of the Vietnamese market… Continue reading First ISC market exploration visit in Vietnam after restrictions

International Innovators Award 2021- Training Sessions

Within the framework of the International Innovator Award 2021, the International SEPT Competence Center (SEPT) is going to conduct training sessions on International Business Model Development and Pitch Skills for the 15 selected candidates. We believe that the valuable knowledge and skills acquired by the training will enable candidates to take the first step in… Continue reading International Innovators Award 2021- Training Sessions

Thanh Nguyen Tuan

Research associate PhD Topic Analyzing The Business Model of International Training Program in Vietnam Biography 1992 Born in Hanoi, VietnamSince 2020, PhD candidate at the International SEPT program, University of Leipzig2015-2017, Master of Business Administration, University of Leipzig2010-2014, Bachelor of Commerce, RMIT University, Hanoi, Vietnam Professional Experience Since 2020, Lecturer, Faculty of Economics and Business,… Continue reading Thanh Nguyen Tuan

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Phuong Nguyen Thi

Project associate PhD Topic Impacts of International Transfer Projects on Business Models of Vietnamese Vocational Education Training Providers Biography 1987 Born in Daklak, VietnamSince 2020 PhD candidate at University of Leipzig2012-2014 Leipzig University, Germany, Master of Business Administration2006-2010 Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam, Bachelor of English Professional Experience 2020 – present: Leipzig University / International… Continue reading Phuong Nguyen Thi

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Gunnar Kassberg

Project Coordinator PhD Topic Internationalization Capabilities & Resources of SME: The Internationalization Process of German Vocational Training Providers Biography 1979 Born in Germany.06/2016 – today PhD candidate at Leipzig University10/1998 – 05/2006 Dresden University of Technology, Economy of Transportation09/2000 – 07/2001 Universidad de Alicante (Spain) Tourism Economics Professional Experience 2016 – today Business Consultant at… Continue reading Gunnar Kassberg

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Export Management Training The aim of the Export Management Training is to expand and round off existing knowledge of the international export of one’s own products by imparting skills and methods in areas such as export planning and management, negotiation skills and intercultural competence. The methodology and content of this training are inspired by the… Continue reading Training

International Innovators Award

The International Innovators Award (IIA) is an annual activity of SEPT Competence Center, the Leipzig University and our partners in Vietnam, the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City. For more than 5 years the competition has created the opportunities for young enterprises and start-ups in Vietnam to connect and explore the new markets in… Continue reading International Innovators Award

International Startup Campus

In 2020 Vietnam’s growth rate hit a high of 7% making it one of the top growth economies in the region and in the world. Vietnam’s macro-economic and socio-political stability, increasing purchasing power of the 95-milion population, strong IT sector as well as the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement that recently came into force made Vietnam… Continue reading International Startup Campus

MBA program

The SEPT MBA in SME development is taught in Vietnam with close cooperation between Leipzig University, the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) and the Vietnamese-German University (VGU). Overseas Program SEPT’s main commitment is the MBA Program in SME Development, the only MBA program worldwide that focuses on the promotion and development of SMES.… Continue reading MBA program