SAP SE and HUST sign MoU on training cooperation

July 07, 2018 | 17:46
Germany-headquartered SAP SE, the market leader in enterprise application software, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hanoi University of Science and Technology on cooperation in the training of students in digital technology skills to help them adapt to automation and digitisation.
sap se and hust sign mou on training cooperation
Leaders of SAP SE and HUST signing the MoU

The cooperation will enable the university to approach SAP’s sustainable digital transformation so as to develop a sound technology platform in its training system, while approaching new Industry 4.0 technologies, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning, as well as design thinking.

Students of the university (HUST), especially those majoring in IT, business administration, and ELITECH, will benefit from the MoU.

“HUST always promotes education and research activities and technology transfer in the Industry 4.0 era. This is compatible with SAP’s digital transformation approach and design thinking. The cooperation with SAP will help the university achieve the training of high-tech workforce for Vietnam,” said Hoang Minh Son, rector of HUST.

Scott Russell, president of SAP Asia-Pacific, expressed the company's long-term commitment to equip young people with necessary digital technology skills. "Human-beings are the key in the digital transformation process. Together with HUST, we committed to help Vietnam develop high-tech human resources to adapt to Industry 4.0."

The cooperation with HUST will help SAP expand its partner network in Vietnam.

HUST is a multidisciplinary technical university. It ranks first among the technology training universities in Vietnam.

Currently, the number of HUST students is more than 35,000. The university recruits around 6,000 students annually. It is cooperating with hundreds of research organisations and education institutes, as well as regional and international businesses and groups to develop research and train high-quality workforce.

Listed on the New York Stock Exchange, SAP provides enterprise application software and software-related services worldwide. SAP Vietnam was established in 2008. It has a staff of over 100 at its two offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

By Bich Thuy

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