On the 25th of October INSME Secretary General Giovanni Zazzerini was in Hanoi, Vietnam to present the results of the research “Developing Entrepreneurial Competencies in Vietnam”, an initiative carried out in the framework of “The Juvenile Employment Bac Ninh – JEB”, a project financed by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation and implemented by ELIS NGO and the Vietnamese Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs – DOLISA.
The conference was opened by the Italian Ambassador in Vietnam H.E. Antonio Alessandro (in the picture together with Mr. Carlo Cibò, project coordinator) and was attended by colleges and local enterprises based in the Bac Ninh province which have been involved in the project implementation, in particular by participating in a survey to analyse the local business ecosystem.
During the conference Mr. Zazzerini shed lights on the results of the research developed during the project that analysed the most important competencies required by local enterprises as well as the skills that colleges transmit to students. He pointed out that there is a generalized gap between the levels of importance that enterprises and colleges assigned to entrepreneurial competencies. To fill this gap colleges should include entrepreneurship courses in their curricula and foresee internships in enterprises.