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Ceremony of MOU renewal between Faculty of Accounting and ICAEW

On October 30, 2019, the Faculty of Accounting and ICAEW renewed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the second time (period 2019-2022). This MOU will be the basis to continue current cooperation that has been implementing successfully during the past three years. At the same time, the MOU also opened up many opportunities for future cooperation, such as academic exchanges for ICAEW CFAB lecturers in the Southeast Asia countries, workshops on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and latest development trends in Accounting and Finance industry. Representatives form ICAEW presented at the signing ceremony were Ms. Sharon Spice (Director of Global Student Recruitment,  ICAEW UK); Ms. Dang Thi Mai Trang (Country Head, ICAEW Vietnam); and Ms. Le Bich Tran (Business Development Manager, ICAEW Vietnam). TDTU representatives included: Dr. Tran Trong Dao (Vice President); Dr. Le Thi My Hanh (Dean, Faculty of Accounting); and Ms. Tran Do Thuy Linh (Assistant Dean, Faculty of Accounting)
Latter on, Ms. Sharon Spice also had a  talk with TDTU accountancy students who were currently pursuing the ICAEW CFAB. The topic was “Commercial awareness and its importance”, which is a very crucial aspect that fresh graduates need to aware of once they enter the labour market. Ms. Sharon Spice demonstrated how the ICAEW CFAB could help students to sharpen their commercial awareness.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales is a world-leading accountancy professional membership organisation established in 1880 and was granted a Royal Charter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, giving its members the right to use the designation ‘chartered accountant’. TDTU Faculty of Accounting and ICAEW signed the first MOU in 2016 and have been implementing many strategic activities, such as integrating the ICAEW CFAB into TDTU accounting bachelor program, organizing summer semester for TDTU students at financial centers of Southeast Asia region; introducing students for internship at professional firms within the authorised training employer network (ATEs) of the institute.
Some memorable moments from the ceremony:


Dr. Tran Trong Dao congratulating the success of the initial MOU



TDTU and ICAEW signing the 2nd Memorandum of Understanding



The Memorandum of Understanding had been renewed



Both parties exchanging flowers and taking a group picture