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  • 1. EVENT REPORTAnnual ConferenceYOU CAN DO IT 2011USGUIDE – WE SHARE | WE GROW | WE SUCCEEDMay, 2011 1
  • 2. You Can Do It 2011ResultContentParticipant AnalysisMemorable Snapshot 2
  • 3. • Date & Time: 8:00 – 12:00 Saturday, 18June 2011• Place: 3rd floor, Ocean Park Building, 1 DaoDuy Anh Street, Dong Da District. Date & Time: 8:00 – 11:30 Saturday, 25 June 2011 Place: The Victory Hotel, 14 Vo Van Tan, Dist 3.
  • 4. RESULTRegistration & Attendance900800700600500 Registration participants400 Attended300 Participants200100 0 Hanoi Hochiminh City
  • 5. “USGuide annual conferences inspired me. Sittingamong the audience for 2 consecutive years, Iwished that one day I would be one guest speaker,sharing my success application story! Thisaspiration motivated me to start my application.” Mr. Nguyen Hai VinhMBA Class of 2012, Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford University “I took part in “You Can Do It” conference in 2009 and 2010, which instilled in me the Can-do spirit and equipped me with invaluable insights into my desired MBA programs. I benefited from alumni of prestigious schools sharing their first-hand experience in the States." Ms. Dao Mai Huong MBA Class of 2013, Goizueta Business School, Emory University
  • 6. Reasons for attending “You can do it 2011By which of the following reasons are you attending the conference? Most of the attendees has registered due to their interest in the USA education with the expectation to gain more understanding, which will support their 1% decisions on school and course choices. 4% 5% 43% The participation of famous and well- established schools and scholarship programs also plays a very important role 48% in increasing the attractiveness of the conference In other part of the survey, the attendees By contents and the attendance of famous schools also express their expectation of having By my own interest in USA education more diversity in schools and courses, especially those who wish to apply for By the marketing campaign of the conference science or non-MBA courses By the conferences content of previous year Others 6
  • 7. Self-confidence to apply/plan to apply for USA post-graduate educationAre you more confident in applying or making plans to 87% of survey responders has agreed that study post-graduate courses in USA? they are more confident after attending the conference, and that applying for USA post-graduate education is no longer impossible 8% 5% The remaining of responders gave the following reasons(*) • There was a lack of schools on science, most of the schools and courses are MBA and business related 87% • There should be more sessions in which application experiences are shared after the event so that understanding of application process is improved • There should be more Yes No No comments information/advice on scholarships, financial support and how to apply for those funds (*) Feedbacks were collected both in survey form and in quick 7 interviews on event days
  • 8. Understanding of U.S. post-graduate system Do you understand more of U.S.A post-graduate system and application process after attending YCDI The conference has increased awareness 2011? of the audience, according to the feedbacks of 60% of the survey responses 16% The remaining responders would like to have more information regarding: • SOP and LOR of applications to US24% schools 60% • Available scholarships for non-MBA • Fullbright information • Tips of applications • School ranking system The panel discussions have increased Yes No No comments significantly the awareness and the possibility of attending in US schools, even Top schools. Suggestions for follow-up sessions on SOP, mentoring, GMAT courses are raised in the feedbacks as well 8
  • 9. You Can Do It 2011ResultContentParticipant AnalysisMemorable Snapshot 9
  • 10. ContentHanoi Ho Chi Minh City8:00 – 9:00 : Exhibition & Registration 8:00 – 9:00: Exhibition & Registration• Visit information booths of USGuide’s partners • Visit information booths of USGuide’s• Registration partners • Registration9:00 – 9:10 : Opening 9:00 – 9:10: Opening• Warm-up performance • Warm-up performance• Introduction • Introduction9:10 – 9:45 : Mr. Kien Pham’s presentation 9:10 – 10:00: Panel discussion• Successful stories about self development and • How U.S. education contributes to the life- career enhancement through U.S. Education time career achievements and their evaluation as a10:00 – 10:30: Introduction on U.S. scholarships recruiter• The Fulbright scholarship – The Fulbright 10:10 – 10:15: Break program representative 10:15 - 11:15: Panel Discussion• EducationUSA Advising Center - EducationUSA • Sharing from incoming students: strongest representative points, obtacles during applications, applying10:30 – 11:45: Panel discussions process• Ballroom 1: MBA focus experience 11:45 – 12:00: Closing• Ballroom 2: Social science and engineering focus11:45 – 12:00: Closing
  • 11. Keynote Speakers Mr. Pham Duc Trung • President and Co-Founder, the Vietnam Kien Foundation • MBA | MA - The Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University Mr. Henry Nguyen • Managing General Partner – IDG Ventures Vietnam • MBA - The Kellogg School of Management Mr. Nguyen Hoanh • Vice President of Operation – VNG Tien Software Service Company • MBA - Emory Goizueta Business school- MBA - Harvard Business SchoolMs. Thai Do Thuy Ngoc • Manager of Thai Son Group • LL.M. - University of Miami
  • 12. Moderators • Vice President Business Development | M- Mr. Nguyen Manh Service Tuong •MBA| Booth School of Business, University of ChicagoMs. Dao Thi Mai Huong • MBA panel moderator Goizueta Business School | Emory University Mr. Bui Tuan Linh • Science Panel Moderator • MBA | Johns Hopkins University, Carey Business School
  • 13. Speakers Vu Phan Hanh MS | Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Nguyen Bui Thu Giang LLM | Fordham Law School Ngo To Linh PhD | University of Missouri, ColombiaCao Minh Phuong PhD | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Le Ha Trung MA | George Washington University Dinh Huy Cuong MBA | Owen Graduate School Of Management, Vanderbilt University Pham Thu Lien MBA | Texas Christian University Nguyen Quang MBA | ROSS School of Management, University of Trung Michigan Nguyen Vu Hiep MBA | Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University Tran Hao Nhien MBA Supply Chain | University of Wisconsin – MadisonPham Ngoc Doan MS | University of Illinois (Chicago) TrangHuynh Minh Viet MBA | Harvard Business School Duong Thi Thu Doctoral Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
  • 14. You Can Do It 2011ResultContentParticipant AnalysisMemorable Snapshot 14
  • 15. Participant break-down by study field- YCDI 2010 MBA vs. Non-MBA* Participants break-down by Study field Social Sciences 5.28% 68% Sciences and Math 10.23% 32% Business 45.87% Others 6.93% MBA Finance 26.40% Non-MBA Engineering 5.28%*: Hanoi only 15
  • 16. Participant break-down - YCDI 2011 Participants break-down Year to start U.S. graduate education 19% 15% Students 22% 37% HighSchool 2% Professinal 44% s 61% 2012 2013 2014 4 - 6 years Potential applicants for Fall 2012 account for 44% of participants
  • 17. You Can Do It 2011ResultContentParticipant AnalysisMemorable Snapshot
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