On December 23, 2020, NAPA held a scientific seminar on training material on state management. The seminar held online with participation of NAPA Headquarter in Hanoi and NAPA Branch Campuses in Hue, Ho Chi Minh City and Tay Nguyen. Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Thi Hong Hai, Dean, Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Organization – Personnel Management, NAPA chaired the seminar.
Attending the seminar was Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Thi Dieu Oanh, Dean, Faculty of State – Law and Theoretical Foundation; Dr. Le Toan Thang, Dean, Faculty of State Management on Economics and Public Finance; Dr. Do Thi Kim Tien, Deputy Dean, Faculty of State Management of Economic Affairs and Public Finance; Dr. Nguyen Thi Lan Anh, Vice Dean, Faculty of Documents and Administrative Technology; NAPA lecturers and staff.
Speaking at the seminar, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Thi Hong Hai emphasized that training of trainers of state management is one of the key tasks assigned to NAPA by the Government, the Prime Minister, and the Ministry of Home Affairs. NAPA has well performed this training tasks over the past years. The training material has been revised with the updated knowledge and skills in the context of international integration by NAPA scholars and co-edited by Assoc. Nguyen Thi Hong Hai and Assoc.Prof.Dr. Dang Khac Anh. For further improvement and official use as an approved training material, it needs comments from scholars.
The detailed outline of the training material was approved after the consultation seminar, which ensured the matching between the training material and the training target groups. The training content focused on improvement of trainees’ knowledge, skills and attitude. The structure of the material is supposed logical and the sections are closely connected and relevant to the topic. The training material is designed to encourage trainees to self-study and improve their knowledge and skills.
Seminar participants shared ideas and comments on the training material concerning its contents, format, style. Some concepts should be clarified to avoid confusion and ensure coherence throughout the training material. Some sub-sections need restructured to ensure the logical flow. Citation and referencing should be revised. The content compatibility between this training material and others used at NAPA should be considered to ensure unity.
All the participants agreed that the training material has met the requirements of content and format regulated by NAPA and the Ministry of Home Affairs.
In her conclusion, Ms. Nguyen Thi Hong Hai highly appreciated comments from all the scholars at the seminar which would be valuable inputs for improvement of the training material. She expected the material would be soon completed and ready for use in the near future.