Visa extends partnership with Vietnamese universities to promote Practical Money Skills

September 07, 2022 | 12:12
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Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, is partnering with the Faculty of Finance and Banking of the University of Economics and Business, Vietnam National University (VNU-UEB) to promote financial management skills among Vietnamese students.
Visa extends partnership with Vietnamese universities to promote Practical Money Skills

The collaboration will include an orientation week of both online and offline training sessions to celebrate the beginning of the 2022-2023 academic year. Online participation is open to all students across the country.

Dung Dang, Visa country manager for Vietnam and Laos, shared, “We make financial decisions of varying magnitudes on a daily basis. Sound financial management skills can enrich each day of our lives whether we are students, homemakers, or professionals. This is why Visa is excited to cooperate with the educational institutions in Vietnam to empower the next generations with knowledge that will prove vital for their happiness.”

Visa will deliver educational programmes at Fulbright University Vietnam, the University of Science of VNU Ho Chi Minh City, the University of Languages and International Studies of VNU Hanoi, the University of Labour and Social Affairs, and several others.

This programme offers financial management knowledge and digital skills that will help build a foundation for financial stability that can last a lifetime.

Dr. Van Dinh, vice dean, the Faculty of Finance and Banking, VNU-UEB said, “Besides excellent academics, the Faculty of Finance and Banking of UEB aims to ensure that all graduates leaving our gates are well-versed adults. Education in financial matters is an important aspect of modern life and we are grateful for Visa’s partnership to help us set up Vietnam's next generation for success.”

Visa connects the world with innovative payment solutions and is constantly promoting access to digital payments and their benefits.

Its global financial education initiative, Practical Money Skills, brings together individuals, educators, as well as private and public stakeholders to extend the tools and resources individuals and communities need to develop their money-management skills.

“We believe that more informed financial decisions can empower people to make the most of their money and improve their quality of life. Visa is dedicated to financial education, supporting young people so that they can benefit from digital financial literacy,” added Dang.

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