Nguyen Tuan Thanh

PhD topic

The internationalization into Vietnamese vocational education and training (VET) market – Learning from the business model of existing foreign vet providers in the market

  • This PhD topic investigates the business models of international VET providers that have already and still done business in Vietnam. The first aim of this research is to discover the dimensions of success in vocational training and education (VET) international business want to achieve in Vietnam in Vietnam. The second objective is to identify critical factors of the international business models which contribute to their success in Vietnamese VET market. This information will then be used to facilitate recommendations and notices that international VET providers should follow to succeed in Vietnam’s VET market



  • 1992 Born in Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Since 2020, PhD candidate at the International SEPT program, University of Leipzig
  • 2015-2017, Master of Business Administration, University of Leipzig
  • 2010-2014, Bachelor of Commerce, RMIT University, Hanoi, Vietnam


Professional Experience

  • Since 2020, Lecturer, Faculty of Economics and Management, Phenikaa University
  • 2019-2020, Lecturer, Faculty of Business Administration, Academy of Policies and Developments
  • 2018-2019, Translator and Interpreter, Vietstar Training and Consulting company
  • 2017, Employee, Amazon
  • 2013-2016, Employee, Telecommunication Energy Co., Ltd TECCO


Nguyen Tuan Thanh

International SEPT Program
Leipzig University
Ritterstr. 12
04109 Leipzig

Tel:   +49-(0)341-9733760
Fax:  +49-(0)341-9731139761