Jun 15, 2021

The YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam: Call for Applications: seminar on Digital Transformation: Challenges & Opportunities

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  • Vietnam
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Description

The YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV) announced that applications are now open for the new seminar on Technology and Innovation that will focus on Digital Transformation Challenges and Opportunities!

The newest YSEALI program, the YSEALI Academy at FUV’s main mission is to organize seminars and workshops fostering the capacity for young professionals, entry-level and middle management levels from across Southeast Asia.

The aim of the virtual two-week Technology and Innovation seminar on Digital Transformation Challenges and Opportunities in Post-COVID-19 is to provide training on an overview of digital transformation in Southeast Asia, with an emphasis on technology readiness, firm and consumer behavior, and regulatory aspects of fintech, e-commerce, digital finance, telecommuting/teleworking, data privacy, and cybersecurity. Through the program, Fellows can understand how companies across industry accelerate digitalization to increase resilience during and post-COVID-19. The seminar combines theoretical and experiential learning and includes high-impact practical experiences to maximize the engagement of participants.

The seminar will be offered by affiliate faculty from the Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management, practitioners from the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Fulbright, international and regional scholars and industry experts to develop and deliver learning materials and activities that are academically rigorous and practical to young professionals in ASEAN.

The Technology and Innovation seminar on Digital Transformation will be open to 25 YSEALI fellows who are young professionals between the ages of 25-40, highly qualified and motivated, from all 10 ASEAN member states and Timor-Leste. Once selected, all participants will be fully funded by the U.S. Department of State. Candidates between the ages of 36-40 are eligible to apply if they are YSEALI alumni.

Seminar Schedule

  • Enrollment: June 15 – July 15, 2021
  • Participant selection announced: August 9, 2021
  • Seminar dates: September 13 – 24, 2021 (two weeks, ten working days, Monday – Friday; anticipated 3.5 hours of synchronous programming/day held Monday to Friday. Sessions will take place during business hours and in the evenings Vietnam time. Anticipated 12 hours of asynchronous work during the program)

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be:

  • Between the ages of 25 to 35 years old (no YSEALI alumni status required); between the ages of 36 to 40 years old (YSEALI alumni status is required)
  • Citizen of and currently residing in one of the following countries: Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English;
  • Be able to participate in all workshop sessions from September 13 – 24, 2021.

How Can I Apply?

Apply before July 15. Please note that:

  • All applications submitted after July 15 will not be accepted.
  • The seminar will be full-virtual and will require a full-time commitment between September 13 – 24, 2021.

Source:
https://yseali.fulbright.edu.vn/apply/

Type of Opportunity

Capstone Project

Application Deadline

July 15th, 2021

Age Range

Between the ages of 25 to 35 years old (no YSEALI alumni status required); between the ages of 36 to 40 years old (YSEALI alumni status is required)

Application Process Includes

Apply before July 15. Please note that:

  • All applications submitted after July 15 will not be accepted.
  • The seminar will be full-virtual and will require a full-time commitment between September 13 – 24, 2021.

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