History

The Faculty of Management Science was established at the time of the Hanoi University of Literature (according to the Decision no 45 signed by President Ho Chi Minh dated October 10th, 1945). The Faculty is tasked with providing in-depth research on management science and training human resources for the sake of national construction and development.

In 1995, the Faculty's predecessor, the undergraduate major of Social Management was founded at the Faculty of Philosophy.

In 1999, the graduate major of Science and Technology Management on Intellectual Ownership officially admitted students.

On September 30th, 2002, the VNU's Director signed Decision 652/TCCB to found the Division of Management Science under USSH, by combining the Division of Social Management (Faculty of Philosophy) and Division of Scientific Thinking (Faculty of Sociology).

On August 11th, 2006, the VNU's Director signed Decision no 782/QĐ-TCCB to launch the Faculty of Management Sciencetasked with providing undergraduate and graduate training and research in the fields of management science: science and technology management, human resources management, social policy, intellectual ownership, public administrative management and public administration.

Mission

Pioneer in combining training and research in the field of policy and management to produce high-quality products meeting the requirements of society and science and education integration.

Vision

Become a prestigious center in training high-quality human resources in the field of policy and management.

Prominent achievements

  • By 2013 the Faculty had provided training at bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.

  • The first in the entire nation that offers both master's and doctoral programs in Science and Technology Management.

  • The only in Vietnam that provides the bachelor's minor of Intellectual Ownership.

  • In 2011-2017, the Faculty completed 05 research projects at State level, 01 at Protocol level, 02 at provincial level, and published 02 books to be distributed to 500 members of the 13th and 14th Vietnam National Assemblies.  

Development orientation

  • Provide undergraduate and graduate training in management science: science and technology management, human resources management, social policy, intellectual ownership, public administrative management and public administration.

  • Diversify research orientations, promote research projects in the field of Management science including international publications.

  • Promote courses taught in English by the Faculty's lecturers.

  • Attract more international students.

  • Support the students' job hunting and start-up spirit.

Undergraduate level

  • Social policy

  • Science and Technology Management

  • Human resources Management

  • Intellectual Property Management

  • Grassroots level Administrative Management.

Graduate level

  • Master of Science and Technology Management

  • Master of Management Science

  • Master of Science and Technology Management (according to the 165 Plan of the Party's Central Organizational Committee)

  •  Applied Master of Science and Technology Management

  • Master of Public Policy (to be approved)

  • Doctor of Science and Technology Management

Short-term training

  • Training course "Law and professional skills on intellectual property"

  • Supplementary course for bachelors enrolling in graduate programs in Science and Technology Management and Management Science

  • Training courses "Policy analysis and making skills", "Research evaluation skills" (in collaboration with IPAM, USSH, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Germany).

Main research orientations

  • Policy and management studies.

  • Policy and management assessment.

  • Social policy and social welfare.

  • Management culture and ethics.

  • Human resources administration.

  • Trademark administration and development.

  • Commercialization of research results.

  • Analysis and assessment of science and technology policy.

  • Assessment of R&D and innovation activities.

  • Technology transfer and relevant models.

  • Quality management.

Some prominent research projects in the recent 5 years

  • Study and suggest policies for developing Vietnam's science and technology human resources to actively participate in international organizations for some prioritized areas.

  • The policy for social mobilization with regard to high-quality science and technology human resources in Vietnam in the context of international integration. (code: KX01.01/16-20)

  • Analyze and study the system of science and technology and innovation/creativity in Vietnam in its integration into the international science and technology.

  • Study Autralia's experiences in organizing technology transfer and suggest corresponding models for Vietnam in the context of international integration.

  • Social development and social development management in the Central Highlands (code TN3/X07).

Some textbooks and monographs published by the Faculty:

  • Kỹ năng Phân tích và Hoạch định Chính sách (Policy Analysis and Planning Skills) (Vu Cao Dam, editor-in-chief 2012).

  • Đổi mới văn hóa lãnh đạo và quản lý ở Việt Nam hiện nay (Innovation of the leadership and management culture in Vietnam today) (Pham Ngoc Thanh, editor-in-chief, 2012).

  • Hệ thống Khoa học, Công nghệ và Đổi mới ở Việt Nam trong xu thế hội nhập quốc tế (The system of science, technology and innovation in Vietnam during international integration) (Dao Thanh Truong, editor-in-chief, 2015)

  • Di động xã hội của nhân lực khoa học và công nghệ trong bối cảnh hội nhập quốc tế: Lý luận và thực tiễn (Social mobilization of science and technology human resources in the context of internatoinal integration) (Dao Thanh Truong, 2016).

  • Tổ chức và Hoạt động chuyển giao công nghệ - Kinhnghiệm của Australia và Đề xuất cho Việt Nam (Technology organization and transferring - Experiences from Australia and recommendations for Vietnam) (Tran Van Hai, editor-in-chief, 2016).

  • Kỹ năng đánh giá chính sách (Policy evaluation skills) (Vu Cao Dam, editor-in-chief 2017).

  • Chính sách Khoa học, công nghệ và đổi mới (STI) của Việt Nam trong bối cảnh hội nhập quốc tế (Science, technology and innovation policy of Vietnam in the context of international integration) (Dao Thanh Truong, editor-in-chief, 2016)...

Table 1. Statistics of research publications by the Faculty's official staff (2012-2017)

Publications

Quantity

Academic papers

Domestic conferences

73

International conferences

29

Academic articles

Domestic journals

99

International journals listed in the ISI/SCOPUS database

07

Monographs/Reference books

(authored/edited/co-edited by the Faculty's official staff)

12

Articles in monographs/reference books

18

Lectures

10

Textbooks

02

Table 2. Statistics of programs/projects chaired and participated by the Faculty's official staff (2012-2017)

Programs/projects

Quantity

Domestic Programs/projects

(chaired by the Faculty's official staff)

State level

07

Ministerial/Provincial level

01

Unit level

05

Domestic Programs/projects

(participated by the Faculty's official staff)

State level

03

Ministerial/Provincial level

05

Unit level

01

International Programs/projects

(participated by the Faculty's official staff)

13

The Faculty's partners:

  • Universities: USSH Ho Chi Minh, Foreign Trade University, Hanoi University of National Economics, University of Labor and Social Affairs, Hanoi Law University, University of Inner Affairs, FPT University, Can Tho Univeristy, Bac Lieu University, Cuu Long University, etc.

  • Training centers: VNU's Center for Development, Ha Tinh University of Politics, Thanh Hoa University of Politics, Vinh Phuc University of Politics, Lao Cai Center for General Skills, Vocational Training and Continuing Education, Center for Education and Training Support and Cooperation TAC.

  • Government bodies: Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs; Ministry of Science and Technology; Vietnam National Office of Intellectual Property; Institute for Science and Technology Strategy and Policy; Provincial People's Committees (Hanoi, Lang Son, Quang Ninh, Vinh Phuc, Thai Binh, Thanh Hoa, Ha Tinh, Vinh Long, Ben Tre).

  • Other organizations: Association of business administrators; Hanoi Association of small and medium businesses; VCCI's Newspaper of Business Forum; Association of Intellectual Property; Institute of Intellectual Property; businesses, etc.

  • International partners: Toulouse University (France), Victoria University (Newzealand), Napolie University (Italia), Lund University (Sweden), Guangxi University for Nationalities (China), Mahidol General University (Thailand), Silpakorn General University (Thailand), Royal University of Pedagogy (Thailand), Inha University (South Korea), Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (Germany), etc.