About Us

Mr. Jean Louis Pare - Director of CFVG.

Dr. Jean-Louis Paré

CFVG President of Board of Directors

"For over 20 years of success in Vietnam, French Vietnamese Center of Management (CFVG) is recognized as a dynamic, innovative and well respected education institution in Vietnam. We bring together inspirational and internationally respected professors, top managers, high-ranked professionals in an environment that combines intellectual heritage with cutting edge knowledge and innovative approach "

Mr. Tran Tho Dat – Co-director of CFVG Hanoi.

Dr. Tran Tho Dat

Co-director of CFVG Hanoi

"At CFVG, with whichever programs, student will study from the good teachers, learn with excellent classmates, and become successful graduates, Our aim ultimately, is to prepare our students for a successful business life such as fast-paced, competitive global markets"

Mr. Ho Viet Tien – Co-director of CFVG HCMC.

Dr. Ho Viet Tien

Co-director of CFVG HCMC

"With our excellent links with the Vietnam's business world and strong partnership with European Universities and business schools, students will also have a huge variety of opportunities to develop personally, as well as professionally, in both local and international context"

  • An  French-Vietnamese cooperation project in management education since 1992 singed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affair (France) and Ministry of Education and Training (Vietnam).
  • Operated by CCI idle Paris, with the largest network of business schools and huge teaching resources in Europe.
  • Located Vietnamese partners are National Economics University and Hochiminh City University of Economics, which are the 02 best national universities in Economics and Management of Vietnam.
  • Holding partnership with highly prestigious business schools & Universities in Europe.
  • Our programs are highly compatible with career development objectives
  • Strong links with prestigious employers and professional bodies in Vietnam
    • 2 teaching languages: English & French
    • 100 courses taught by international professors/year
    • 300 new students/year
    • 610 students currently in our programs
    • More than 2,500 alumni students
    • Over 20 prestigious corporate partners

The Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training
Member of the steering committee of CFVG
http://en.moet.gov.vn

The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Member of the steering committee of CFVG 
http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr

 The National Economics University
Host CFVG on its campus. Co-delivers CFVG MBA degree
Its faculty and network are valuable assets for CFVG 
http://www.neu.edu.vn

The University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City
Host CFVG on its campus. Co-delivers CFVG MBA degree
Its faculty and network are valuable assets for CFVG
http://www.ueh.edu.vn

The Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP)

Largest Chamber of Commerce in France and in Europe.
Operates CFVG and co-delivers CFVG MBA degree.
Leader in management education in France and Europe (HEC, ESCP, EUROPE...) 
http://www.ccip.fr

 

CFVG. A pioneer in many higher education innovations in Vietnam:

  • 1992: Creation of CFVG (Centre Franco-Vietnamien de formation à la Gestion) by the Vietnamese government and the "French Ministry of Foreign Affairs" and operated by the "Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP)".
    The MBA (Master of Business Administration) program is launched in Hanoi.
  • 1993: CFVG HCMC opening & MBA launching.
  • 2002: MEBF (Master in Economics of Banking & Finance) is created in Hanoi.
  • 2005: CFVG becomes a member of EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development). CFVG is engaged in the accreditation of its programs (EPAS – EFMD Program Accreditation System).
  • 2006: MMSS (Master in Marketing, Sales & Services) launching in HCMC.
  • 2007: Opening of MEBF program in HCMC.
  • 2008: CFVG MBA is granted the EPAS accreditation by EFMD.
  • 2009: Creation of the MBA Double Degree program.
    MEBF is recognized as a Specialised Master of ESCP Europe by “Conférence des Grandes Ecoles.
  • 2010: Opening of MMSS program in Hanoi and launching of PhD doctoral program.
  • 2015: CGE accreditation, becomes the 1st CGE member in Asia 

AN IDEAL FACULTY FOR INTERNATIONAL EXPERTISE AND PRACTICAL INSIGHTS

INTERNATIONAL PROFESSORS

CFVG’s faculty members are internationally recognized professors from our prestigious universities and business schools in Europe including ESCP Europe, Audencia, Skema, Rouen Business School, Strasbourg School of Management, IESEG, HHL, and Paris 4 University, Bordeaux School of Management (BEM) with triple international accreditations of EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. They also play an active role in business communities, serving as consultants, board members, and speakers at international business conferences and seminars.

HIGH RANKED MANAGERS OR PROFESSIONAL IN VIETNAM

CFVG also makes creative use of experienced practitioners who are high ranked professionals and top manager from industry in its classes as visiting lecturers and speakers.

CFVG has been active in Vietnam as the first business and management school in internationalization, quality accreditation and commitment in embedding and development the responsible management in its curriculum and the economy through its research, policy advocacy, training and public awareness raising. We commit to continue this journey by developing deeper relationship with our partners, stakeholders, consciously integrate different angles of responsible management in our teaching, research and management practices for the years to come.

CFVG was the first Vietnamese educational insitution to be signatory of the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) Initiative. To support PRME Initiative, CFVG has embedded the ERS into the teaching of a full module of Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility in the MBA programme, our faculty involve actively into raising awareness and research activities in the related topics, our students and alumni commit to support ERS business and social entrepreneurship in the country.

Since our foundation, CFVG has enjoyed strong ties with European business schools and universities, which open up exchange programs for double degree with various partners in Europe. Each year, approximately 30% of second year MBA students spend a 1-year term at one of over 10 partner schools.

Key partners of CFVG in Specialized Masters / MEBF and MMSS are: School of Management ESCP Europe, Paris Dauphine University, IAE Paris Sorbonne.

  • Master in Economics of Banking and Finance (MEBF) granted by ESCP Europe and Paris Dauphine University
  • Master in Marketing Sales and Services (MMSS) granted by ESCP Europe and IAE Paris Sorbonne University

4 French partners of CFVG’s Doctoral program include: ESCP Europe, Paris Dauphine University, Strasbourg University and Lille 2 University.

CFVG has now signed partnership agreements with other universities and business schools around the world, including: University of Victoria Canada; College of Management – Mahidol Unviersity in Thailand, HHL Business School in Germany.

We have strong links with prestigious banks, corporations, institutions, entrepreneurs like:

  • Supports CFVG in defining its future high-level education programs and in improving the adequacy of its existing programs with companies’ needs.
  • Provides opportunities to undertake consultancy projects in the real world and gain key practical experience and core skills that such as cross-cultural awareness, leadership and project consulting.

Corporate Advisory Board / Conseil consultatif des entreprises

Mission: The CAB suggests recommendations to the CFVG Board of Directors, Academic directors, partners and the Steering committee.

Goals

  • The CAB checks the relevance of the program range regarding companies’ expectations.
  • It advises CFVG on how to set up measures to help students’ professional integration.
  • It advises CFVG on how to define and develop executive education programs (with or without degrees).

Members

  • The CAB members are companies’ representatives who collaborate with CFVG through sending employees in its programs, hiring its students, doing trainings with the school or supporting the school in any other way.
  • Full committee or subcommittees can meet depending on topics or requests.
  • There is one CAB in Hanoi and one in HCMC.
  • The CAB will meet once or twice a year.

CAB members in Hanoi 

Jean-Michel CALDAGUES Representative Director Vietnam EADS
Mathieu DO TIEN DUNG Country Manager Vietnam STMicroelectronics
Jean-Luc COSTA Representative Director Vietnam Cambodia Laos AXA
TRAN Dinh Cuong Country Managing Partner Ernst & Young
François GOURDAULT-MONTAGNE Corporate Director Big C
TRAN Trong Kien CEO Buffalo Tours
NGUYEN Duc Vinh CEO Techcombank
HAN Ngoc Vu Chairman of the Board of Directors VIB
Nicolas AUDIER Managing Partner Audier & Partners
NGUYEN Van Tuyen Managing Director Hanoi Academy

CAB members in Ho Chi Minh City 

JACQUET Olivier Country President Vietnam - Cambodia SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC
HIRTZ Christophe Directeur général SANOFI AVENTIS
CAO Serge DRH BIG C VIETNAM
ROBINEAU Philippe CEO GRAS SAVOYE WILLIS VIETNAM
NGUYEN Quoc Son DRH TRUNG NGUYEN
LE Van Quoc Viet Deputy General Director PETROVIETNAM FERTILIZER
LIM Chor Ghee General Director TRICOR VIETNAM
NGUYEN-NHON Guy Senior Country Officer CALYON
HA Duong Duc CEO OFFICIENCE
LEDL Helmut General Director SAVILLS