Lead your transformation

 

The 25 years old and permanently updated Solvay Vietnam MBA provides you with the right foundation to prepare you for a new future. Whether you are looking for a career change or a career boost, Solvay Vietnam offers you the tools, insights and confidence you need to lead your transformation.

Duration:

11/2018 - 11/2020

Language

English

Admission

November 2018

Tuition Fee

12,500 USD

Questions? You want to have more information, we regularly organize personal counseling or we can call you directly.

Who is the programme aimed at?

 

This MBA program is made for young high potential professionals having as objectives :

 

1. To develop her or his management hard and soft skills

2. To transform herself or himself in a long term perspective gaining confidence towards colleagues, customers and business partners

3. Having a strong interest in innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and business and economy mastership

4. Having the intellectual curiosity, open mind and discipline to succeed in a demanding environment

 

Class profile

We keep our class sizes purposely small to create the best conditions for group interaction and cohesion and offer the best personalised support to each student

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Program Content

 

This part-time MBA consists of 21 courses (90 ECTS) split over four modules and completed within 24 months. Our MBA program is completely executive-friendly. Classes take place in the evening and weekend (1 course every 4 weeks)..

MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS MODULE

168 hours, 28 ECTS

Module Objective:

To master the hard management skills necessary to lead any company or organization.

 

The courses:

1. Strategy and corporate governance:

The strategic process will be reviewed: external analysis, internal analysis, SWOT matrix, strategic scenarios, decision making, implementation issues and the role of the major players in the strategic decision making process.

 

2.Accounting and introduction to financial analysis

Understanding financial statements and how to prepare them, you will be confronted with key financial analysis tools and planning/control systems.

 

3.Corporate finance

The course mainly deals with valuation and capital budgeting as well as financing analysis and decisions. It covers issues such as: (1) cash flows generated by a project (2) timing of cash flows and (3) risk of project. Back to fundamental concepts and exposure to practical cases.

 

4. Marketing management

Using case studies, this course will make you aware of the importance of marketing, understand the contemporary approach and culture of marketing in business and non-profit organizations and provide you with key marketing concepts and basic tools, especially the strategic ones.

 

5. Human resources management

HRM can make a difference by adding value to an organization! The course covers topics such as motivation and satisfaction key drivers, job analysis and job description, recruitment and selection processes, training and development programs and appraisal; compensation systems.

 

6. Management of business systems

Business strategies lead to nowhere if they are not implemented through efficient systems including organization process flows, supply chains and IT architecture. You will examine this issue from a transversal point of view, understanding how crucial it is to bring consistency in the system while, at the same time managing conflicting objectives (costs vs. quality and service levels,…)

 

Business case

At the end of the 6 management fundamentals courses, you will have to choose one of the subjects, find a company and solve a business case. You will make critical review of the business situation and recommend a solution based on an analytical approach of the tools and techniques learned in the   fundamental courses. You will be closely coached to use the suitable analysis and decisions making methods.

BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT MODULE

72 hours, 16 ECTS

Module Objective :

To master the relations between Business and its environment in a long term and worldwide view.

 

The courses:

1. Global economic and geopolitical issues

Focus on the major geopolitical forces shaping the world and the relationship between Asia and the Western world. Specific attention is brought to the situation of Vietnam as a new player in the international business environment (WTO, …).

 

2. Law, society, corporate governance and social responsibility

You will develop a critical outlook on interaction between business and law with a focus on corporate governance and labour regulations. The responsibilities of business towards its environment (citizens, nature, public opinion) will be the last subject of the course.

 

3. Managing the future

Project yourself into the future ! You will be forced to imagine how business will be run in the coming years, taking into account major trends as the technology revolution, sustainable development, social conduct and globalization. Creativity will be at the hub in terms of skill acquisition here…

 

4. International business law

How to safely run a business in an international environment, considering legal issues, using arbitration courts (very much used in Vietnam); special attention to antitrust laws, competition and international transactions.

INTEGRATIVE MANAGEMENT MODULE

135 hours + a comprehensive field project, 30 ECTS 

Module Objective:

To develop your capability, as manager with a leader ambition, to integrate the interactions dimensions of the management

 

The courses:

1. Business & financial planning

Used in the context of starting ventures or existing businesses, the business plan is a key tool used for management. You will learn how to build a full business plan and go deeper into the financial part of it since it is the translation of all recommendations in quantitative forecasts used by decision makers to make their final opinion.

 

2. Business Game

This special session of 2 full days, give you the opportunity to manage virtually, in team, a company competing with 4 other companies in the same industry. The serious Game is an education tool learning rapidly how the different components of a company interact (in success or failure). Also a good lesson of teamwork.  

 

3.Management & organization

Exploring traditional and new models of business organization, the course will cover the impact of environment and technology on the various types of organizational structures. Linked to organizational structures, the role of culture will then be examined in order to understand the consequences in terms of functioning and decision making. 

 

4. Management of innovation

This is a course on the strategic management of innovation and Intellectual Property Rights. Its purpose is to explore the innovation phenomenon and to understand the managerial and organizational challenges presented by the management of innovation. Crucial in our times!

 

5. Strategic business intelligence

Starting from an analysis of how strategic management decision making should use proper information, the course covers issues such as information sourcing, business intelligence systems and trade-offs between cost, quality and relevance of collected data. You will «learn by doing», working on practical cases covering strategic decision making in a number of areas (marketing, corporate strategy, etc…)

 

6. Project management

This discipline is about planning and organizing the operations as well as securing and managing the resources needed to successfully complete a project. Starting with the basics (process approach, information and management issues), the course will develop process approaches (piloting, support and operational processes) and offer a cartography of project management processes.

 

7. International Business Field Project (IBFP)

You will realize and present a real consulting project in team for a company with a real problem to solve. This problem will be related to any management discipline but will have some international content or occur in an international company. 

The project will take place on a 3 to 4 months period, free from classes or any other academic work. Your group will be placed under guidance from specially trained coaches following a strict coaching procedure. At the end of the process, you will deliver a written report and an oral presentation to the client company.

 

8. Elective course (new from 2017 in HCMC)

Taking one course from an other Solvay master program you will  widen your knowledge and interact with other students specialized in their field.

SOFT SKILLS MODULE

54 hours + a lot of practice + the Final Master’s Presentation, 10 ECTS

Module Objective:

Soft skills are now a key part of any MBA program as people  ability to handle the soft skills side of business is crucial to successful business conduct. Increasingly, companies just assessing their current staff and future recruits on their knowledge but also on a whole bunch of soft skill competencies including how well they relate and communicate to others.

 

The courses:

1. People leadership and team empowerment

Focusing on group behaviors and personal (self) understanding, you will become aware of your own leadership style, better understand other’s behaviors and get to know available tools offered to managers to cope with all this. You will be confronted with leadership and power and influence issues looking more deeply at interpersonal relationships, group dynamics, conflict resolutions, charisma, etc.

 

2. Personal communication, business argumentation and negotiation

You will learn how to use the adequate tools to better convince other parties, inside or outside your own organization. Focus will be on verbal and non verbal communication, clarity and deep meaning of message as well as talents to persuade. Some will also be used to introduce basics of cooperative negotiation techniques.

 

3. Career management and personal branding

The main reason for following an MBA program is to get immediate and long term return on time and money spent. This workshop will help you maximize your own ROI! (Return on investment).  Career management is not only about negotiating your next position in your company: it’s about monitoring your career journey in order to cope with personal, family and, of course, financial and personal goals.  You will write your own personal strategy and create your « personal brand », based on a clear positioning statement and extensively using social networking.

 

4. The final Master’s Presentation (“grand oral”)

The final test intended to convince a jury that the title of Master of Business Administration can be rightly awarded. The jury will evaluate if you are able to solve a business problem under stress and time constraint using concepts and tools taught in the program and if you can explain how you grew your competencies and personality through the MBA experience.

Requirement

 

– Recognized university bachelor degree

– Minimum 2 years of professional experience

– Proficiency in English (TOEFL 530, IELTS 5.5, TOEIC 600 or equivalent evidence)

How to apply?

1. Document required

– 01 application form

– 01 So yeu li lich, certified and sealed by your local residential authorities or the employer (apply for Vietnamese only)

– 02 notarized copies of University degree

– 01 degree verification certificate (apply for international bachelor degree)

– 01 English certificate (don’t apply for candidates obtained Bachelor degree in English or international bachelor degree taught in English)

– 01 medical certificate issued not more than 6 months up to the date application form

– 01 copy of Identity card/Passport

– 4 photos (3*4cm)

– Notarized copies of other degree/certificate (if any)

– 01 copy of working year certificate (optional)

2. Application Process

First step: Click here to download application form 

Second step: Submit Application form and other document required at our office before entrance test.

Address: room 211, Open University, 97 Vo Van Tan, district 3, HCMC 

Admission

1. Test fee

Application fees: 1.000.000 VND (non-refundable)

2. Test content

– Written test: except for those who submit the GMAT certificate from 450 points

– Interview: A personal interview with the admission jury (Academic Director & professors from Solvay and HCMC OU)

Class schedule & Finance

 

Program commencement: November 2018

– Tuition fees: 12.500 USD (split into 3 installments: 1 month, 6 months, 12 months from starting day)

Scholarship

 

Solvay Brussels School is offering every year “Promising leader scholarship” to outstanding students meeting a big challenge to pay the tuition fee. This selective scholarship is granted based on assessment and an evaluation of the candidate by a scholarship jury. For the MBA, we give

 

2 merit scholarship of 50% of the tuition fee

4 merit scholarships of 25% of the tuition fee

How to apply and Process

1. Complete and submit the application form with all necessary documents;

2. If the candidate requests for the scholarship, she/he will have to answer the extra question during the admission written test (specific case to get more score and more chance to get a scholarship)

3. Only candidate accepted to the program after all the admission test & interview are eligible to run for the scholarship

4. Announcement of the 5 top with the highest score who is eligible for the scholarship (The overall score for admission assessment is the sum of application, written test and admission interview)

5. The eligible candidate for the scholarship will have the scholarship interview with the jury to be challenged a last time

6. Announcement of the scholarship result

Point of assessment for the selection

Thanks to the candidate application file, the interviews and the admission test, the jury will evaluation the candidate to select an outstanding & merit profile:

– The candidate presentation skill and interaction
– His/her English competence
– The motivation
– Traits and manner for leadership (confidence, innovative mind-set, positive thinking, motivating through presentation, gestures…)
– The quality of the success case, the involvement of the candidate, the hardness, the decision making etc.
– Extent of understanding about the economic situations, and management.

Policies:

– The scholarship is calculated in accordance to the tuition applicable to the deadlines
– Scholarship is not convertible to cash and not transferable;
– Scholarship will not be granted to candidates who are sponsored by the company regardless the amount;
– The Jury board reserves the right to decide the total number of scholarship or types of scholarship granted based on the selection results and based on the total number of applications

Tips:

Option to give some value to your application:

1. Letter of recommendation signed by the company, in which they comment about your seniority and performance

2. Letter of recommendation from a Solvay alumni that recommend you to the program

Why Solvay?

International

The only truly international MBA in Vietnam
At Solvay Brussels School, we are truly global with professors coming from all over Europe and the world: from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Australia, Singapore, the USA... You will learn from different cultures, confront different environments, and hear different views. Your MBA certificate, signed by the Rector of Université Libre de Bruxelles, one of the most reputed in Europe, will open doors for international careers. High-achievers from around the world choose Solvay because of our diverse, international community. You’ll thrive with the support, network and opportunity that our students, faculty and alumni offer.

Immediate return for you

The best return on your personal investment.
With one of the most competitive tuition fee in Vietnam, you will, as do all of our graduates, enjoy significant salary increases at the end. You will be worth more for your company because you will add more value. Most alumni experience that the recovery of the tuition fee takes place in 2 to 3 years... After that, it's all gain, for you, your families, your loved ones! And think about this: if you'd like to follow the same program abroad, in Asia, Europe or America, it would cost you at least 3 times as much, only for the fee!
You will emerge from your Solvay experience transformed with the acumen and attitude to lead anywhere, anytime. There’s a reason why some of the world’s best companies recruit and hire Solvay graduates. As business becomes increasingly global and competitive, companies need innovative thinkers and accomplished doers who they can trust to lead. After your MBA, you’ll have the profile employers are looking for.

Excellence

The Solvay reputation.
Solvay has a reputation for academic excellence that is unparalleled in Brussels. We are looking for students who likewise have an excellent record of academic achievement and business experience. We carefully select each class to reflect diverse life experiences and backgrounds.

Our faculty members influence business in almost every sector in Europe. They teach a transformative and ever evolving curriculum that develops leaders poised to create opportunity in any environment.

Most practical program

The most practical, field oriented international MBA in Vietnam.
Theory is good but it's nothing without practice! At Solvay Brussels School, teaching business practice is central.. Action learning, learning by doing, experience sharing are our keywords. The vast majority of our teachers are business people and experts in their field. So, be prepared to apply new knowledge on the spot ! At the end of your MBA, you will have act as consultant

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