On September 5th 2016, FPT University was received special visit of Mr. Frank Bignone – Vice President. Digital Transformation Leader Asia of Airbus Japan K.K. – a world leading craft manufacturer. During his visit, he had a short but interesting conversation with FPT University’s students about digital technology and a world where the future will be driven by the technological achievements.
Mr. Tran Van Tuan – Director of FPT Global Office and Mr. Pavitra Mukherjee – Director of International Admission Department welcomed Mr. Frank Bignone in his visit to FPT University
Through the meeting, the history of establishment and development, especially, the globalization process of FPT University was briefly introduced to the special guest. The Vice President of Airbus was impressed by the notable achievements such as the number of 17,000 students in the educational system and the employment rate up to 98% of FPT University’s graduates.
Mr. Frank Bignone visited a class of FPT University’s students following Software Engineering program and had short discussion with those young individuals about the pace of technological development and the importance of digitization in the era of information technology.
According to Mr Bignone, the world is now witnessing powerful changes and breakthroughs by cause of advancements in information technology. He stated that the students studying information technology is holding plenty of opportunities to immerse themselves in the movement and development of the world.
The Vice President added that digitalization is the basis of every aspect of life. Information technology is retaining possession as the backbone of the global development with the key element is IT human resources. Being the contributing factor to the augmentation of the new IT era, each FPT University’s student has to continuously expand the specialized knowledge and practical life.
As part of the short visit, the Vice President of Airbus Japan K.K. took a campus tour around Hoa Lac campus. Located in Hoa Lac Hi Tech Park – the urban setting of the metropolis of Hanoi FPT University provide students an adequate facilities and green space for learning and living. Vietnamese martial arts dojo – Vovinam is the place impressed the Vice President the most.
Reportedly, Mr. Frank Bigbone has working session with the leaders of FPT Software – a member company of FPT Corporation before his visit to FPT University. It is a part of his trip with French President Francois Hollande to Vietnam with the aim of establishing economic relations between the two countries.