Overview

The Director Certification Program (“DCP” or “Program”) is developed by the Vietnam Institute of Directors (“VIOD”) with technical support from the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) in partnership with Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (“SECO”) and the Government of Japan.  DCP, a core component of VIOD’s Governance Excellent Program (GEP), is designed to serve the growing need for training on knowledge and skills needed for board of directors.  It will help participants develop their skills as a director and further enhance their director career, strengthen understanding of the principles and practices of good corporate governance. This dynamic and well recognized program will equip participants with thorough knowledge of the responsibilities of Board of Directors and Board of Management. Upon successful completion of the DCP assessments, program participants will receive the DCP award issued by VIOD.

Program will be delivered bilingually in both English and Vietnamese. Click HERE for more details.

How will you benefit?

  • Equip with the knowledge and skills needed for board of directors to improve your effectiveness;
  • Broaden view of directorship and provide direction to help improve personal performance and consequently the organization performance;
  • Get connections with fellow directors, share experiences with peers and distinctive facilitators from various industries;
  • Gain access to an unrivalled peer network and become part of our prestigious community of alumni;
  • Gain 30 CPD hours under the VIOD’s Accreditation Program for Directors.

How will your company benefit?

Better corporate governance helps companies:

  • to attract more capital;
  • to strengthen decision-making;
  • to improve risk management and control;
  • to prepare for potential public listing, and;
  • to maximize long-term sustainability.

Who should attend?

  • New/ Aspiring directors;
  • Senior executives.

How is the Program delivered?

The Program is in three full-days with intensive face-to-face facilitated sessions, will provide participants with lectures, case studies, and exercises to develop directors’ boardroom skills.  The Program will be highly interactive and encourage participants to share and discuss their own experiences.

Each module draws upon a variety of facilitators with in-depth knowledge of the subject and rich experience of board environments.

Topics covered and Learning Modules

The Director Certification Program is comprised of nine modules covering the basic understanding of corporate governance best practices and regulatory framework required for a director in Vietnam. The modules will be aided with slides, hand-outs, case studies, quiz, video and break-out sessions for the most effective interactions among the facilitators and participants.

Facilitators

Ha Thu Thanh

Ha Thu Thanh

Chairperson of VIOD and Deloitte Vietnam, VIOD’s DCP1 Graduate

Ha Thu Thanh

Chairperson of VIOD and Deloitte Vietnam, VIOD’s DCP1 Graduate

Ha Thu Thanh

Chairperson of VIOD and Deloitte Vietnam, VIOD’s DCP1 Graduate

Madam Thanh has recently been appointed as Chairperson of VIOD’s Board. She is also serving as Chairperson of Deloitte Vietnam, one of the four largest Consulting Firms in the world – with 35 years of experience in the field of Audit and Advisory, including 28 years working for the company since its establishment.

With 20 years in the top leadership at Deloitte Vietnam, including 16 years as a Chairman cum CEO, she is a leading expert in Corporate Governance, Leadership Development, Accounting - Auditing, etc.

She has been serving as a senior advisor/coach for the Board of Directors (BOD) of many large corporations in Vietnam and a speaker at many prestigious forums regarding corporate governance, leadership, sustainable growth, etc.

Madam Thanh holds a B.Sc. in Finance and Accounting, a Bachelor of Law, a Master of Business Administration from University of Hawaii, USA, a Certified Public Accountant in Vietnam and Australia, and a Certificate in Legal Practice. She was ranked one of the “20 most influential women in Vietnam” by Forbes and awarded the “Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Award” by Enterprise Asia in 2017.

Chris Razook

Chris Razook

EAP Corporate Governance Lead, International Finance Corporation

Chris Razook

EAP Corporate Governance Lead, International Finance Corporation

Chris Razook

EAP Corporate Governance Lead, International Finance Corporation

Chris Razook is the IFC Corporate Governance Lead for the East Asia and Pacific region. Chris has over 25 years of experience providing advisory services globally to companies, banks, and other organizations globally in the areas of corporate governance, risk management, and strategic planning. Chris supports IFC’s investment transactions and has developed and delivered extensive client training for board directors. He has provided assistance to central banks, capital market authorities, and other regulatory bodies in drafting corporate governance codes, laws, and listing rules. Chris has published numerous articles and publications to raise awareness of the business case for good governance. Chris has undergraduate degree in Engineering, an MBA in International Finance, and a Master in Corporate Law.

Vu Quang Thinh

Vu Quang Thinh

CEO of Dynam Capital & VIOD Director - VIOD’s DCP1 Graduate

Vu Quang Thinh

CEO of Dynam Capital & VIOD Director - VIOD’s DCP1 Graduate

Vu Quang Thinh

CEO of Dynam Capital & VIOD Director - VIOD’s DCP1 Graduate

Before joining Dynam Capital, Mr. Thinh is the CEO and Vice Chairman of Vietnam Holding Asset Management (VNHAM) as well as the Chairman of its Environmental, Social and Governance Committee. He has more than 25 years of experience in asset management and management consulting.

Before joining VNHAM, he was the CEO of a local asset management company and the Managing Partner of MCG Management Consulting. Prior to that, he headed the management consulting practice of KPMG Vietnam.

Mr. Thinh has been serving on the boards of several listed and private companies in Vietnam. He is a visiting lecturer of executive training programs organized by Vietnam National University Hanoi School of Business, FPT University School of Business, and PACE Institute of Management.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematical Economics from Hanoi Economics University and an MBA from Washington State University.

Ada Ingawanij

Ada Ingawanij

Director, Foundation for Public Policy and Good Governance, Adviser to IFC and Twin Pine Group

Ada Ingawanij

Director, Foundation for Public Policy and Good Governance, Adviser to IFC and Twin Pine Group

Ada Ingawanij

Director, Foundation for Public Policy and Good Governance, Adviser to IFC and Twin Pine Group

Ada has over 20 years of experience in capital market, investment and banking in Thailand. During that time, she led teams of Debt Capital Market, Financial Institutions Banking Relationship, Marketing and Sales at ABN AMRO Bank, HSBC and The Royal Bank of Scotland.   Ada has served as a member of Investment Advisory Team since 2009 for The Thai Red Cross Society, was Board of Director of Thai Bond Market Association in the early 2000’s and participated as SEC Committees Members on several working groups such as Sustainability of Thai listed companies, Bond Market Development etc.

During 2015-2018, Ada was Executive Vice President of Thai Institute of Directors with direct responsibility to oversee Director Development, Research and Policy Departments. She was leading the development and management all of 23 Training Programs of the Thai IOD.  These were offered in Thailand and CLMV countries with over 3,000 Directors, Senior Executives and Company Secretaries attendants per year.

She is now an independent director in a number of Thai listed companies and Consultant on Governance, Leadership and Financial Advisory.

Dominic Scriven OBE

Dominic Scriven OBE

VIOD Board’s Vice-Chairperson & Executive Chairman of Dragon Capital Group

Dominic Scriven OBE

VIOD Board’s Vice-Chairperson & Executive Chairman of Dragon Capital Group

Dominic Scriven OBE

VIOD Board’s Vice-Chairperson & Executive Chairman of Dragon Capital Group

Mr. Scriven is the Executive Chairman of Dragon Capital Group. Before founding the company in 1994, he worked in financial markets in London and Hong Kong. He serves as a director of various Vietnamese public companies and actively promotes financial market development and governance.

A U.K. national fluent in Vietnamese, Mr. Scriven received an OBE from Queen Elizabeth in 2006 and was awarded the Labor Medal by the Vietnamese President in 2014. He graduated from Exeter University with a degree in Law and Sociology and studied at Hanoi University for two years.

Giles T. Cooper

Giles T. Cooper

Partner of Duane Morris & VIOD’s Director, Thai IOD’s DCP260/2018 Graduate

Giles T. Cooper

Partner of Duane Morris & VIOD’s Director, Thai IOD’s DCP260/2018 Graduate

Giles T. Cooper

Partner of Duane Morris & VIOD’s Director, Thai IOD’s DCP260/2018 Graduate

Giles Cooper is Co-Director for Duane Morris Vietnam. Mr. Cooper practices in the area of corporate, commercial law with a focus on international law in South East Asia and has over a decade's experience helping foreign investors in Vietnam, particularly with market entry, investment structuring, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, major projects and construction, and employment law matters.

Mr. Cooper is cited as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 for Corporate and M&A in Vietnam and also as a Recommended Lawyer for Projects & Energy, Vietnam. He is also cited as a Leading Lawyer for Corporate/M&A, Vietnam by Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 and also Chambers Global Guide 2019. He is ranked as a Highly Regarded Lawyer by the IFLR1000 2019 for both Capital Markets: Equity and also M&A in Vietnam.

Mr. Cooper is a graduate of Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, and the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and a registered foreign lawyer in Vietnam.

Phan Duc Hieu

Phan Duc Hieu

Vice President, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM)

Phan Duc Hieu

Vice President, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM)

Phan Duc Hieu

Vice President, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM)

Hieu received his Master of Law from the University of Maastrichts, Netherlands in 2004. As an analyst and policy-maker, he contributed to the success of the Government's project on administrative reform via his role as the head of the Investment Policy Review Group. He has been working extensively with the World Bank Group on corporate governance and other government reform area and is being a popular trainer/speaker on corporate governance topics. Currently, he is a member of the Vietnam Corporate Governance Initiative’s Council.

He is the principal author of the Enterprise Law 2014 known as the largest reform law on business freedom. He has extensive experience in policy-making tools such as RIA and Standard Cost Measurement (SCM).

Phan Le Thanh Long

Phan Le Thanh Long

CEO of AFA Research & Education – MBUS (Acc), CPA, CMA (Aust.), VIOD’s DCP2 Graduate

Phan Le Thanh Long

CEO of AFA Research & Education – MBUS (Acc), CPA, CMA (Aust.), VIOD’s DCP2 Graduate

Phan Le Thanh Long

CEO of AFA Research & Education – MBUS (Acc), CPA, CMA (Aust.), VIOD’s DCP2 Graduate

Mr. Long completing a Master's program at Monash University (Australia), with 20 years of experience at major auditing and consulting firms, Mr. Long is one of the few leading experts in auditing in Vietnam.

Mr. Long is a consultant of the World Bank, providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Finance to develop a Government Decree guiding the Internal Audit in Vietnam, which was finally issued in January 2019.

Mr. Long is the Director of consulting systems and implementing internal audit and internal control, management system for members of large corporations as illustrated by Vinroup, Bitexco, Viettel, EVN, etc…; banks and financial institutions groups including Vietinbank, Vietnam Development Bank, CoopBank Bank; Vietnam Deposit Insurance.

 

Hoang Duc Hung

Hoang Duc Hung

Partner, PwC Vietnam - Thai IOD’s DCP260/2018 Graduate

Hoang Duc Hung

Partner, PwC Vietnam - Thai IOD’s DCP260/2018 Graduate

Hoang Duc Hung

Partner, PwC Vietnam - Thai IOD’s DCP260/2018 Graduate

Mr. Hoang Hung is a Vietnam Markets Leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers Vietnam (PwC Vietnam).

He has nearly 25 years of professional experience in advisory and auditing in South-East Asia, Australia and the US.

He consulted on numbers of World Bank-funded projects such as technical preparation for issuance of a Decree on Internal Audit by the Ministry of Finance, internal audit capacity building for the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Construction and the State Bank of Vietnam as well as develop guideline and principle for financial supervision for state enterprises (Decree 61). Hung is currently the Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD) and a Council member of the Vietnam Corporate Governance Initiative (VCGI). Hung has a MBA degree in international finance from Oxford Brookes University (UK) and is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). He is also a fellow member of ACCA, and a member of CPA Australia and VACPA.

Ta Thanh Binh

Ta Thanh Binh

Director of Securities Market Development Department, State Securities Commission of Vietnam, SSC

Ta Thanh Binh

Director of Securities Market Development Department, State Securities Commission of Vietnam, SSC

Ta Thanh Binh

Director of Securities Market Development Department, State Securities Commission of Vietnam, SSC

She graduated from Law University at Paris II-Pantheon Assas University and received a Doctorate in Law from Hanoi Law University, an Arbitrator of the Vietnam International Arbitration Center.

She has nearly 20 years of working in the field of policy planning for the development of the stock market and has many years of research in the field of corporate governance for public companies. She participated in developing legal documents on this topic such as Securities Law, Decree on public company management, Circular 155/2015 / TT-BTC on information disclosure on the stock market

Harold de Walque

Harold de Walque

Managing Director of Darts-ip

Harold de Walque

Managing Director of Darts-ip

Harold de Walque

Managing Director of Darts-ip

For the last 10 years, Harold de Walque has been teaching MBA students, at the Solvay Business School Vietnam on the topic “From business planning to financial modelling”, reflecting on his 25 years experience as Managing Director, and CFO, of the leading tech companies he founded over the years, namely Transwide, sold in 2005 to Wolters Kluwer (Euronext: WKL), and Darts-ip, the global cases database in Intellectual Property, which he sold in December 2019 to the Clarivate group (NYSE: CCC) after leading it over 13 years in being trusted by the largest companies around the world. Clarivate retained his services to reinforce its M&A activities. As a committed investor and director, he advocates strong Corporate Governance and shareholder rights, throughout M&A, funding and growth in general. He holds a Master Degree in Management from Solvay Business School, Belgium.

Dr. Dinh Toan Trung

Dr. Dinh Toan Trung

Scientific Director of Solvay Brussels School Vietnam

Dr. Dinh Toan Trung

Scientific Director of Solvay Brussels School Vietnam

Dr. Dinh Toan Trung

Scientific Director of Solvay Brussels School Vietnam

Having long working experience in multinational companies, such as UBS AG, Credit Suisse, Trisa AG, and Holcim Ltd, but also as entrepreneur, such as co-founder of a leading packaging company in Vietnam, managing director of PAT Industrial Park. He was also a strategy consultant for many companies in Vietnam, such as Holcim Vietnam Ltd, Viet-A Bank, PAT Industrial Park, Thien Y Packaging, Fideco JSC. Dr. Dinh has also spent several years in the field of education as Professor at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland for Strategy, International Management. Dr. Dinh was also a lecturer for Change Management in a Swiss program “Train-The-Trainers” for senior government officials in Beijing and Founder of a successful Swiss Master’s Program with a focus on Finance and Banking in Ho Chi Minh City. Currently, Dr. Dinh is acting as Scientific Director of Solvay Brussels School Vietnam and is lecturer for Corporate Strategy/Corporate Governance.  In research, Dr. Dinh is Portfolio-Partner of International Center for Corporate Governance at the University St. Gallen and is author as well as translator for several books in the field of strategy and corporate governance. Dr. Dinh has received his Ph.D. of Economics from University of St. Gallen, and master’s degree in Management from University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Nguyen Nguyet Anh

Nguyen Nguyet Anh

Vietnam CG Lead, IFC - Thai IOD’s DCP260/2018 Graduate

Nguyen Nguyet Anh

Vietnam CG Lead, IFC - Thai IOD’s DCP260/2018 Graduate

Nguyen Nguyet Anh

Vietnam CG Lead, IFC - Thai IOD’s DCP260/2018 Graduate

Nguyet Anh started working at IFC in 2009. She has collaborated and provided CG advisory services to clients and partners such as the State Securities Commission of Vietnam, Stock Exchanges, State Bank of Vietnam, CIEM, various companies, banks and investment funds in Vietnam. She managed IFC’s Vietnam Corporate Governance Project to help setting up the Vietnam Corporate Governance Initiative (VCGI) in December 2016, establishment and launch of VIOD in April 2018 and completion of the first Vietnam CG Code of Best Practices issued in August 2019.

Prior to joining IFC, Ms. Nguyet Anh had 14 years of professional experience in auditing, corporate finance and transaction advisory services with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and other leading global accounting firms in Vietnam, Taiwan, Thailand and the United States. She held senior positions such as a Senior Manager for PwC Vietnam and Chief Financial Officer of Asia Brown Bovery Group in Vietnam. She is a fellow member of the UK’s Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

Nguyen Viet Thinh

Nguyen Viet Thinh

CEO, Vietnam Institute of Directors, VIOD

Nguyen Viet Thinh

CEO, Vietnam Institute of Directors, VIOD

Nguyen Viet Thinh

CEO, Vietnam Institute of Directors, VIOD

Mr Thinh devotes his 19+ years of broad experiences in the areas of risk, governance and compliance in Vietnam in the region. Prior to VIOD, he had spent 16 years with PwC where he led internal audit and risk management practices of Hanoi office serving clients across industry and sector. He has also acted as Head of Supervisory Board for a leading company in F&B industry.

Mr Thinh is also a frequent speaker in different public events organized by leading organizations such as PwC, VCCI, IFC, EU, ACCA, VACPA… on different topics of internal audit, finance effectiveness, risk management, corporate governance and sustainability development

Since 2013, Thinh has been the head of judging panel for the Sustainability Reporting Award, an annual reporting award by HOSE, HNX, SSC, Dragon Capital and VIR for listed companies. He is also Deputy President of ACCA Vietnam Member Committee.

He holds MBA from Latrobe University. He is also a fellow member of ACCA and Certified Internal Auditor.

Program fee

VND26,400,000/3-day program (excl. 10%VAT)

  • 30% discount for Platinum Members of CMP;
  • 20% discount for Gold Members of CMP;
  • 10% Early Bird discount for registration and payment before 15/9/2020;
  • 5% for HOSE and HNX listed companies.

Please contact VIOD for other discount schemes.

Registration

Register HERE

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. Due to limited seat, registration is only confirmed in written form via email upon successful payment. If you have not received a written confirmation acknowledgement prior to the commencement of the program, it is the participant’s responsibility to contact us to confirm.
2. All payments must be made by 21/9/2020.
3. Official invoice will be sent to you within 7 working days after the end of the training course.
4. No refund is applied upon no shows or cancellation after successful payment.
5. The conditions are subject to change without prior notice.

Response to Covid-19

In the new normal situation, VIOD and our venue host will ensure full compliance with government regulations to respond to Covid-19. We will take all necessary measures to protect the health of the participants and our facilitators. We will provide detailed guidance once receiving your confirmation.

 

For further information or to enroll please contact

Email: info@viod.vn

Hotline: +84 (0)93 624 9697

 

Start Time

8:00 am

Wednesday, 23/09/2020

Finish Time

4:00 pm

Tuesday, 25/05/2021

Venue

Press Club, 12 Ly Dao Thanh Str., Hanoi

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Total Seats

30

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