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Solvay Workshop: Innovation for Disruptive Growth

The special workshop “Innovation for Disruptive Growth” with our Keynote speaker – Professor John Metselaar took place on the 3rd of October 2019 at the heart of Ho Chi Minh City – Bitexco Tower. The event had received great interest from the public with more than 50 participants who were CEOs and top managers from […]

Chat with Solvay – Enhancing Solvay network & Launching Solvay Executive Education Vietnam

Last Friday evening, September 6, 2019, Solvay Brussels School Vietnam held a special Get Together event for its alumni and network called “Chat with Solvay”. This “Chat with Solvay” attracted more than 60 participants, including Professor Jean-Pierre Baeyens – the Academic Director of MMCOM Program and some other professors of Solvay who were in town, […]

Business Talk: Scenario Planning – prepare for an Unknown Future

  Nokia CEO once said, “We didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow, we lost”. Indeed, we are now living in the V.U.C.A world, which is Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. This means anticipating transformation is more complicated, trends may come up and stop suddenly, and consequences of resisting changes are bigger and faster than before. […]

Business Talk: Why Meaningfulness and Hyper-Personalization are The Future of Marketing?

The world we are living is full of information. Every minute, the world has recorded 4 million videos watched on Youtube and 49,000 photos posted on Instagram. Particular in marketing, there are 5000 messages sent per day and marketers have only 8 seconds to attract people’s attention. However, quantity does not mean quality.   Just […]

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[Hanoi] Business Talk: Managing your career to reach fulfillment in life

On 18th July, Solvay hold its 2nd series of business talk on “Managing your career to reach your fulfillment in life” in Hanoi, after the first successful one in HCMC on July 14. We were very lucky to have all three inspiring guest speakers are our alumni from different intakes and various experience to join […]

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[HCMC] Business Talk: “Managing your career to reach your fulfillment in life”

Are you having some questions for your career and sometimes you might feel lack of motivation for life or work? This happens to everyone as the world is changing rapidly, uncertainty and unpredictably. On 14 July, Solvay organized a Business Talk “Managing your career to reach your fulfillment in life” to share interesting insights about […]

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2019 Graduation Ceremony in HCMC

On July 13 2019, Solvay Brussels School Vietnam celebrated 36 fresh Master from The Joint Master Program between HCMC Open University (HCMC-OU) and Solvay Brussels School, ULB since 1995.   The celebration had an honor to have representatives from the two universities, directors and professors of the program, distinguished guests from Beluxcham. From HCMC-OU, we […]

MBA DISCOVERY DAY

Established in Vietnam since 1995, Solvay Brussels School has a sustainable reputation in training many talented leaders through its 3 master programs. This mission has been continued, improved and adapted more with the fast changing in current Vietnam society and economy. This year, on 4th April, Solvay keeps going on with its mission by organizing […]

Business Talk: Innovation challenge in firms

Innovation is the key to sustainable competitive advantage. However, it faces many challenges when attempting to get innovation programs off the ground. How to balance between optimization of processes and nurturing creativity? This question were answered by professor Bruno in the last Business Talk on April 10. Prof. Bruno van Pottelsberghe has been Dean of […]

Graduation MBA16 & MPM9 in Hanoi

On April 11, 2019, the International School of Economics and Management, the National Economics University and Solvay Brussels School  celebrated a ceremony for 55 students of the Master of Business Administration intake 16 and  Master of Public Management intake 9. Attending the ceremony were Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat (Rector of NEU), Prof. Michel Alle […]

Business Talk with Martina: Presentation Leadership

Have you ever got lost in the presentations at work? You don’t know what to present, where to start and how to organize your slide? The workshop of Ms.Martina Bayers will answer your question.   For over fifteen years, Martina has been a consultant, creative facilitator, and presentation designer. She guides executives and their teams […]

Alumni Day in Hanoi – Master the future

Annual activity Master The Future, where old friends meet each other, enlightened teachers and students, has become an appointment of the Solvay Alumni Association. This year, in Hanoi, to change the atmosphere, Master The Future 2018 was held in a day with charity activities and team-building to bring the warmth of sharing and caring about difficult and needy [...]
The group of Alumni on 24th of November

Alumni Day 2018 – Shine & Share

The 24th of November was the Alumni Day for all former generations of Solvay. Many of them didn’t hesitate to face the threat of the typhoon for the pleasure to spend time with their friends and take part to the ceremony. And they were right!

Dear new students – Opening day intake 2018-2020

Open letter to our new and dear students,   To the intake 2018-2020 which successfully passed the entrance exams and proved their motivation and ability to join Solvay Brussels School: Congratulation! It is now time for our students to start what they have been striving for: entering one of the master program of Solvay. Whether [...]

Business Talk: Big Data, AI, Analytics: From the hype to business value

“Don’t be afraid of Big data”, if Thierry had one message to share with us during his last business talk that would be this one. Data, Big data, deep learning, analytics, cognitive artificial intelligence,… those words sound barbaric to you?  Well, luckily our professor, Thierry, who also runs his own company specialized in AI, is here to […]

Belgium and Vietnam collaboration – 45 years celebration

To mark the 187th National Day (July 21, 1831) of Belgium and celebrate 45 years of collaboration between Belgium and Vietnam, the Vietnam-Belgium Friendship Association (VBFA) and the Belgian Embassy in Vietnam gathered last July in Hanoi.   “This is a significant milestone in bilateral friendship and cooperation.” said Pham Manh Hung.    In his opening remarks, […]

Give me a S. Give me a P… A new SPICE UP marketing strategy made by Baeyens

Jean-Pierre Baeyens, professor in Marketing and academic director of the MMCoM program reconsidered early september during two public talks, held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, the art of positioning its management model.     Not satisfied by the numerous theories prescribing a unique idea to develop marketing strategies, Baeyens recommends to multiple the opportunities […]

Taste of Solvay – Intake 2018-2020

On 20th of September, the early birds of our three masters intake (MBA, MBQPM and MMCoM) gathered to get a “Taste of Solvay” before the beginning of the courses. The purpose of this meeting ? Discover the school spirit, the Belgium culture but also their future classmates!     The speech of Jean-Pierre Baeyens, academic […]

Solvay Summer School – 2018

Last week of August, Solvay Brussels Schools in Belgium was very happy to welcome 10 students from Vietnam to join Summer School. Although the course was short, it left in each students valuable experiences in culture, education and doing business.     Let’s meet Tu & Huyen, two professionals in Finance and Marketing, to know […]

Graduation’s Day !

  On 14th April in HCMC and on 9th of April in Hanoi, graduation’s ceremony took place for MBA 10, MMCom 10, MBQPM 6, MBA 15, and MMBF 4. Surrounded by their friends and their family, 114 students were graduated this month. After two years of studying, they finally ended their program with a lot […]

IBFP Launch – International Business Fields project

Last week, we celebrated the launch of our new IBFP session with Michel Alle.     What is IBFP ?     IBFP is a consultancy project made by Solvay MBA Students for company. The school challenge students with real business issue and allows companies to benefit from a new vision in fast-moving world. Beyond [...]

Business Talk with Michel Allé

On 18th April, Prof Michel Alle, dean of Solvay Brussels School Program in Vietnam, talked about European political and economic events in 2016 and 2017 and the consequences on International Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with a special emphasis on European-Vietnam FTA.   Prof Michel Alle is an international expert in corporate finance and valuation. He [...]

Beer Belgium Festival

Beer Belgium Festival On 30th of March in Hanoi, it was the event of the year for Belgium expats in Vietnam : the Beer Belgium Festival. This famous drink is Belgium's national treasure. The 4th Annual Beer Festival took place at the American Club - No 21, Hai Ba Trung Street. Beer lovers had the [...]

Spice up your strategy to create more value

Graduated of Harvard Business School and Solvay Brussel school, Jean-Pierre Baeyens is a professor, academic director, consultant, speaker, blogger, youtuber and Strategic Spicer ! He generates spicy ideas to inspire younger generations of game changers in Europe and Vietnam. He helps them reflect on their strategies following his SPICE UP model.   What is the [...]

Training for professionals : 3 success factors you should not overlook

As any good HR manager, you have probably spent a long time assessing the needs of your management teams in order to identify the right skills and training objectives. You evaluated timeless and promising proposals from several specialised institutions, business schools, and universities. But here is one question: Do you have any certainty that the [...]

Follow us on Instagram !

Solvay Brussels School Vietnam is on Instagram ! You can follow the student experience with : @solvayvn (https://www.instagram.com/solvayvn/) Every week, we share students daily class experience, highlights from their group projects and their study time, the events they attend at Solvay, their life in Ho-Chi-Minh City and Hanoi, their social activities with their classmates… … [...]

Business intelligence, key to be competitive and to develop.

As part of the missions set for Solvay Vietnam Belgiums master programs, which is to support the business community, the conference about business intelligence has recently been organized in Ho Chi Minh city, attracting many business people and leaders to attend. At the event on 16/6, Professor Mariam Megally, the main speaker of the conference, [...]