Teaching faculty

  • Deputy Head of Industrial Relations and Technology Transfer Cent Brian Oreilly
    Mr Brian O’Reilly is the MBA Program Coordinator and former Deputy Director of Industrial Relations and Technology Transfer Centre at the Vietnamese-German University (VGU). Brian has been working in Vietnam for over 20 years in higher education, management consulting including business coaching, and corporate training. His work has been for clients coming from many parts of Vietnam and also countries such as Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Ireland, Korea, Singapore, South Africa, the UK, and the US.

    He has extensive experience in higher education and launched Vietnam’s first 100% foreign MBA program in Vietnam in 2003. Brian’s experience in higher education also includes launching and managing a number of business programs and lecturing in MBA and Bachelor programs for Australian, British, French, and Swiss Universities and Business Schools.

    Brian’s honorary roles include being the Chair of the Education and Training Working Group of the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF). He was a former President of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AusCham) and he served on the AusCham Board for over 12 years. Brian is also the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) Southeastern Vietnam Delegate for Community Building. In addition, Brian is the Vice-Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce's (AmCham) Education and Training Committee.
    Field expertise:
    Project Management
    Change Management
    Business Planning
    Strategic Planning
    Business Communications
    Marketing Communications
    Taught courses:
    International Business Communications
    Marketing Communications
    Introduction to Business Administration
    Project Management
  • Junior Lecturer Dai Tran Binh
    Dai Binh Tran is currently a lecturer of economics at the Faculty of Economics and Management, Vietnamese German University, Vietnam. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (Thailand) and master’s degree in Western Sydney University, Australia. His research interests lie primarily in behavioral economics, the economics of education, and labor economics. With his colleagues, Dai published in peer-reviewed journals including Economic Modelling, Australia Economics Review, Health Education, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, PLoS One and Journal of Intellectual Capital. Field expertise:
    Labor Economics
    Economics of Education
    Behavioral Economics
    Intellectual Capital
    Taught courses:
    Introduction to Economics
    Managerial Economics
  • Dr. Thomas Guidat
    After gathering experiences in industrial engineering research applied to remanufacturing operations planning and with a managerial background, I am ready to accompany development initiatives for a global transition to circular and ultimately sustainable production and consumption patterns.
    My current responsibilities involve:
    - Administration of the Master Study program Global Production Engineering and Management (GPEM) in Ho-Chi-Minh City, Vietnam.
    - Development of national and international projects in Production Engineering and Management research in partnership with academia and industry,
    - Teaching of classes in Production Engineering at University level for Time Studies and Circular Manufacturing Systems in Germany, Turkey and Vietnam
    - Supervision of Bachelor and Master theses,
    - Writing and presentation of scientific journal and conference articles publications.
    Field expertise:
    - Systemic models for the definition and improvement of remanufacturing processes,
    - Life Cycle Engineering and Business Models for efficient remanufacturing in networks,
    - Sustainable Development and Entrepreneurship,
    - Technologies and Concepts for Knowledge Transfer and Education.
    Taught courses:
    - Work and Time studies: Methods-Time Measurement
    - Manufacturing and Factory Planning: Case studies (Circular Manufacturing Projects)
    - Scientific Writing
  • Utz Dornberger
    Director of the International SEPT Program at Leipzig University (Germany), Director of Start-up initiative Self-Management Initiative Leipzig (SMILE) at Leipzig University (Germany), Director of MBA Program at Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) and Vietnamese-German University (VGU) and Lecturer on innovation management and entrepreneurship promotion, and head of the unit of Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Development Cooperation at Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy (IMW) (Leipzig, Germany). Field expertise:
    His research interests include in the field of SME Promotion: Innovation systems and technology transfer, International Entrepreneurship, Promotion of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Promotion of Spin-off Companies from Universities, and Value Chain Management. In the field of SME Support: Innovation Management, International Marketing, Management of Innovative Services, and Management of R
    Taught courses:
    In the area of SME Promotion:

    Innovation Systems
  • Ph. D Vien Ha Thuc
    Ph.D in Resource Economics, the Humboldt University, Germany Field expertise:
    New Institutional Iconomics
    Development Economics
    Public Policy Analysis
  • Dr. Hoang Nguyen Thanh
    Academic career: Master's degree in General and Strategic Management, Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands, Master’s degree of Philosophy (MPhil) (2008), Ph.D. in investment management (2011) at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Lecturer of the Faculty of International Relations, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University (VNU),Ho Chi Minh City (since February 2012), currently working for Investment & Construction Authority for Thu Thiem New Urban Area (the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City). Field expertise:
    Academic research mainly concerns international investment strategies, project management, collaboration in education, and public policy.
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