CanCham - Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam

CanCham's President's Executive MBA Scholarship $10,000: Deadline Coming Up


The Canadian Chamber of Commerce Vietnam is pleased to announce the second annual “CanCham's President's Executive MBA Scholarship” for the University of Quebec Montreal (UQAM) Executive MBA (E-MBA) Programme taught at the International School of Business at the University of Economics HCMC.

The UQAM – ISB EMBA is an intensive MBA comprising 15 courses offered two weekends and two evenings for one week each month for a total of approximately 18 months.

The courses have five (5) main themes:

  1. the manager and the organization
  2. marketing and financial management
  3. operations management
  4. strategic management
  5. synthesis activities

The program is structured to apply a practical knowledge taught by leading professors from around the world. The EMBA programme also links Vietnam’s business leaders through the professional network developed both inside and outside the University.

Comments from the 2015 President's E-MBA scholars:

"As awarded by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam, the scholarship somehow proves its mission of strengthening business and community relations by giving more chances to Vietnamese people and through that, helping the society and the country."

"UQAM’s EMBA course was probably the most enjoyable time of my life so far. It is experiential learning at its finest: learning materials address real problems and challenges from the business world, and the process of developing solutions helps to cultivate advanced skills and strategies that are immediately applicable in a learner’s career."

The Scholarship will be awarded to one (1) candidate who meets the criteria jointly determined by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Vietnam, the board of management at the International School of Business (ISB) at the University of Economics – HCMC, and the University of Quebec, Montreal (UQAM).

The Scholarship is open to an individual who has worked for more than 12 months with a company that is a CanCham Corporate Member, in good standing and who is either:  a Foreign individual resident in Vietnam OR a Vietnamese national.

The individual also requires:

  1. A minimum of five years (+) work experience, and more than two years with their current company.
  2. Target age group is approximately 29 - 40 years old
  3. Mid-career management position or higher with strong motivation & commitment.
  4. Ability to partially fund the MBA; current total cost of the programme is $13,500 (USD).
  5. Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  6. High proficiency in English/ Demonstrated writing skills.

The scholar will be selected from a jury including the President of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Vietnam, and the board of management of the International School of Business (ISB) at the University of Economics of HCMC.

DEADLINE for applications is October 21th, 2016

Please include in your application (i) a cover letter indicating why you believe you would be a strong candidate for this prestigious scholarship; (ii) and your CV.

Please send applications to:
c/o The Canadian Chamber of Commerce Vietnam
Suite C - 2nd floor, The Landmark Tower
5B Ton Duc Thang St., D.1, HCMC, Vietnam
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