On January 9th 2016, Vinh University and Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City together organized the training conference about building and developing CDIO training programs.

The conference was organized with the participation of the University’s directorate, leaders of all involved departments. Directly training on building and developing CDIO program are the experts who come from Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh including Dr. Nguyen Quoc Chinh – Head of Graduate and Postgraduate and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Doan Thi Minh Trinh – Vice Chairman, Board of Directors of CDIO Project. Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Khoa, President and Dr. Nguyen Xuan Binh, Head of Academic Affairs Department are presided the conference.     

At the conference, Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Khoa pointed out the purpose, meaning and requirement of the conference. He also identified that building and developing the training program according to CDIO standards is one of the important factors to improve the training quality of the University in the trend of integration.

Also in this conference, the experts of Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh presented about CDIO overview, introduced the CDIO approach as well as conclusions and recommendations. Officials and lecturers were trained about the process of developing the training program – setting the output standards, designing instructional skills, assignments for subjects as well as designing subject outline under CDIO standards. The conference received many discussions about how to organize to develop CDIO program, CDIO model of pedagogical major, student competencies and so on.