Ready for Poster Show and Judges confrontation in the “Sailing 20” Semi-Final

(VLU, 26/05/2021) - 16 most outstanding teams of the “Sailing 2020” Contest - the professional start-up contest for students, were ready to compete at the Poster Show contest, taking place from 27 May to 6 June. The special element of the Poster Show contest was the team with the highest interacting performance on the fanpage of VLU’s Faculty of Business Administration will “directly” advance to the Final round.

Launched on 20 March 2021 and officially kicked-off on 24 April 2021, the Start-up Ideas Contests themed on “Sailing 2020” organized by VLU’s Faculty of Business Administration had welcomed 16 participating teams advancing to the semi-finals.

ra khoi hai muoiThe Launching Ceremony of Sailing 2020

Before the semi-finals took place, the contestants were provided with start-up skills by the experienced businessmen and women. Learning from experience is one of the most crucial educational philosophies of the Faculty of Business Administration and Van Lang University. Participating as the mentors, the company’s representatives were the key elements for Sailing 2020 to execute the above philosophy.

Participating with the teams were the mentors from the companies including:

  • Mr. Lam Minh Chanh - an expert, focused-research and experienced speaker in finance, investment and start-up and the co-founder of Management and Start-up Group - the leading community with more than 50,000 members who are businessmen, managers and entrepreneurs.
  • Mr. Le Thanh Nguyen - Director of Saigon Hi-Tech Park Incubation Center (SHTP-IC), directing the incubation center in the last 12 years and providing start-up assisting activities.
  • Mr. Trinh Minh Cuong - Alumni of VLU’s Faculty of Business Administration, Co-founder of Happy Young House, Assisting Brand Director of FOCI.
  • Mr. Pham Hung Phong - General Director of Cyfeer JSC, CEO of Buoi Studio and the author of School Cheater game - top 11 most excellent games at the World’s Game Development Championship 2013;
  • Dr. Nguyen Quynh Mai - Dean of VLU’s Faculty of Business Administration, Co-founder and CFO of Wines of America - USA, Co-found of Mai Thuy Technology Trading and Consulting Co., Ltd.

During their journey, 16 participating teams advancing to the semi-finals had spent one month attending workshops and coaching sessions with the support from start-up experts and VLU faculties. Of which, there were three main training workshops with the Ms. Duong Thi Ngoc Lien - lecturer of HCMC University of Technology and Dr. Nguyen Quynh Mai - Dean of VLU’s Faculty of Business Administration.

Thanks to these activities, the participating teams were equipped with crucial knowledge. Through what they have learned, all teams have carried out modifications and improvements for their business model to strengthen their persuasion to the investors.

Until now, 16 excellent teams had finished working out their ideas and were ready to go all out in the decisive stage at the Poster Show.

Due to the pandemic situation, Poster Show Contest would be carried out virtually. Accordingly, the video clips or posters of the projects would be published on the official fan page of VLU’s Faculty of Business Administration to approach the mass media and receive feedback. The team with the most interacting and voting performance in the Poster Show Contest will advance directly to the Final round.

vlu chuong trinh ra khoi khoa quan tri kinh doanh dCrediting rules for Poster Show Round of Sailing 2020

It is expected that the semi-finals would take place on 05 June 2021 virtually. Please follow to get the announcements for Poster Show Contest and the list of finalists on 06 June 2021.

 

Reporter: Ngọc Ánh - Trọng Hiền

 

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