Planning and Investment Economics

1. Introduction

Planning and investment economics (PI) equips students with economic analytical tools, expertise in project appraisal and management, and especially managerial competencies to construct business plans. The program endows students with skills to conduct marketing plans for places as well as regions. Graduated students could meet professional requirements of a variety of industries and they are promoted to be leaders and managers shortly. Born in the same year with the university (1976), the program has outstanding alumni across all sectors, including a number of high-rank government officials, international project managers, talent bankers and lecturers.

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2. Prospective employers

  • Commercial enterprises: Managing corporate as well as business strategy; functional strategies, namely marketing strategy, operations strategy.
  • Start-ups: conducting market survey, appraising and managing investment projects, evaluating business performance and implementing business plan
  • Banks: appraising investment projects, managing investment portfolio and doing valuation of property
  • Governmental departments: Planning and evaluating economic policies and marketing places on purpose of attracting foreign capital and human resources.
  • Non-profit organizations (NGOs): Valuation of impact of socio-economic projects funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB) or World Bank (WB) on developing infrastructure and combating poverty

3. Degree Requirements and Duration of Study

To earn the Bachelor of Arts in Economics: Planning and investment Economics, students must fulfill 122 credits required for graduation.

4     Program structure

4.1   Academic modules

  • Quantitative analysis
  • Business plan and strategy
  • Financial and development investment
  • Project appraisal and management
  • Business and investment law
  • Economic policy
  • Economics

4.2. Detailed program

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Subject

Credits

I Required course of school of economics 23
1 Research methods in Economics 3
2 Microeconomics 3
3 Macroeconomics 3
4 Intermediate microeconomics 3
5 Intermediate macroeconomic 3
6 Project appraisal 3
7 Cost – Benefit analysis 3
8 Seminar 2
II Courses on politics and ethnics 11
9 Principles of Marxism – Leninism 1 3
10 Principles of Marxism – Leninism 2 2
11 Revolutionary policy of Communist Party of Vietnam 3
12 Ho Chi Minh Thought 2
III Foreign language courses 16
13 Foreign language P1 4
14 Foreign language P2 4
15 Foreign language P3 4
16 Foreign language P4 4
IV Supplemental courses 30
17 Management 3
18 Mathematics for business and economics 3
19 Statistics for business and economics 3
20 Economic forecasting and Data analysis 3
21 Statistics and Probability 3
22 Econometrics 3
23 Corporate finance 3
24 Fundamental marketing 3
25 Principles of Accounting 3
26 Business law 3
V Required courses of planning and investment economics 21
27 Applied Project Appraisal 3
28 Public Policies & Planning 3
29 Local development and marketing places 3
30 Development economics 3
31 International economics 3
32 Impact evaluation for socio-economic programs 3
33 Law on investment 3
VI Electives courses of planning and investment economics 12
34a Business strategy and plan 3
34b Real estate economics 3
35a Project management 3
35b Operations and Supply Chain Management 3
36a Applied econometrics 3
36b Financial investment 3
37a Urban economics 3
37b Public economics 3
37c Environmental economics 3
VII Thesis writing 10
Total 122

 

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