Intel Vietnam will support the country’s enterprises applying information technology (IT) aimed at strengthening a firm’s competitive ability, along with development and integration into the region.
This is part of a memorandum of understanding signed yesterday between Vietnam’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Intel Vietnam.
Following the programme, from 2005-10, the VCCI and Intel Vietnam will focus activities on research and investigation to help Vietnam’s enterprises to develop and strengthen competitiveness against foreign companies.
Programmes for human resource training will be carried out to provide skilled staff for the enterprises, especially IT skills for management officers.
A distance and direct IT consultant centre will be set up to help companies to select the best solutions and to carry out IT methods effectively.
The centre will also provide advice on e-commerce promotion and allow enterprises and companies to exchange business experience.
VCCI’s secretary Pham Gia Tuc said the programme is a timely and necessary assistance for Vietnam’ s enterprises involved in the process of international economic integration.
Vietnam now has about 160,000 companies and enterprises, over 90% of them are small and medium sized enterprises.