Samsung Vietnam and the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on Tuesday officially kicked off the Enterprise Improvement Consultancy Project in Hai Duong province.
Samsung Vietnam and the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on Tuesday officially kicked off the Enterprise Improvement Consultancy Project in the northern province of Hai Duong. Photo courtesy of Samsung Vietnam
The project was conducted according to the Memorandum of Understanding on consultancy program for Hai Duong enterprises in support industry between the provincial People's Committee, MoIT and Samsung Vietnam, signed in February.
The project will be implemented by Samsung at five enterprises including Vietnam Pattern Manufacture and Precision Mechanical Co Ltd, Dong Bang Co Ltd, Camex Vietnam Co Ltd, Hien Le Trading and Service Co Ltd and Nam Quang JSC.
The project was initiated on July 13, lasting 12 weeks. During this time, South Korean experts will conduct surveys, evaluate businesses and directly consult and co-operate with enterprises in Hai Duong province to improve production process and standards in production and components supply to enhance capacity of provincial enterprises to participate in the supply chain of components and accessories for Samsung.
Speaking at the ceremony, Choi Joo Ho, President of Samsung Vietnam, said: “This year, as the first time implementing a consultancy program in Hai Duong, we expect to make spectacular improvements, contribute to improving production capacity for the enterprises here. In particular, this programme is also an opportunity for the 11 Vietnamese consultants, who were students of the co-operation program to train Vietnamese consultants between Samsung and the MoIT in 2018-19 to practice directly and improve consulting capability, to become a key factor in Vietnam's improvement consultancy activities in the future.”
Samsung Vietnam will continue to launch the enterprise improvement consultancy project in the South.
This has been an annual programme since 2015. Samsung has conducted a total of nine consulting programmes for 142 enterprises to date.
Samsung co-operated with the ministry to train 207 Vietnamese consultants to become key human resources in the field of consultancy and training for support industry enterprises in 2018-19 period.
Recently, Samsung has launched a project to support the training of 200 technicians for four years (2020-23) to improve production capacity and autonomy in the moulds industry for basic manufacturing industries of Vietnam.
Over the years of searching, connecting and consulting to support Vietnamese enterprises, the number of tier 1 vendors of Samsung has increased dramatically. If compared to only four tier 1 vendors in 2014, by the end of 2019, there were 42 enterprises, expected to be 50 enterprises by the end of 2020.