Japan, Vietnam augment cooperation in HR training

(VOV) - Vietnam needs to focus on training human resources (HR) to meet the requirements of the sectors the country places priority on development, said Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) Vice Director Nguyen Thi Tue Anh at a seminar in Hanoi on September 29.

The seminar is intended to assess the real situation and causes and propose measures to further cooperation between training units and businesses to satisfy the the needs of national industrialization process.

Toma Massaski, Japanese counsellor stressed HR training is a vital issue for Vietnam if the nation wants to become an industrialised country.

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The government and relevant departments should pay more attention to training highly skilled workers who can master state-of-the-art technologies, he noted.

According to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), in the first quarter of this year, the number of unemployed graduates increased from 162,000 to 178,000 while that of the unemployed who graduated from junior colleges climbed from 79,000 to 100,000.

In regard to solutions for HR development in the future, Dr. Nguyen Van Thanh from Hanoi University of Industry said the State should revamp regulations to encourage closer HR cooperation between universities and enterprises.

PhD. Yoichi Sakurada from Japan’s Mitsubishi Research Institute emphaszied business - school- state connectivity is a prerequisite for HR development that also needs more support from the State through institutional reform and model projects.