Nguyen Quang Trung

School: School of Business and Management
Department: Management
Position: Head of Department, Management
Location: RMIT Saigon South
Email: trung.nguyen@rmit.edu.vn
Phone: (+84) (0)28 3622 3664

2008-2011: PhD in Management

  • Monash University, Caulfield Campus, Australia
  • Monash University Graduate Scholarship - allowance - (2009-2011)
  • Scholarship of the faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University - tuition fee - (2009-2011)
  • Vietnam Government Doctoral Scholarship (2008)

2000-2002: Master of Arts in Economics

  • Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands in collaboration with the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • Dutch Government Postgraduate Award

1995-2000: Bachelor of Business (Major: Foreign Trade)

  • University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 

Business and Economic Analysis, Political Economy of International Business, Managing Digital Transformation

International business, economics of development, digital transformation and public management

Journal Articles, Books and Conference papers

  • Nguyen, Q. T., Watkins, J., & Nknoma, M. (2021). Digital Maturity: Assessing Vietnam's Small Medium Enterprises and State Owned Enterprises. (White Paper), RMIT Vietnam. Forthcoming
  • Schrage, B., Nguyen, Q.T., Walsh, J. (2021) The Political Economy of Vietnamese Industrial Transformation, Springer, Singapore. Forthcoming
  • Nguyen, Q.T. (2020). E-government in Vietnam during and after the Covid-19 Pandemic. Paper presented at the Conference on Digital Transformation and Solutions to Economic Development after the Covid-19 Pandemic: Perspectives of Overseas Vietnameses, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • Nguyen, Q. T., Walsh, J., & Hoang, T. (2020). Business Leadership in the Digitalization Process: the Case of SMEs in Vietnam. Paper presented at the International Conference on Digitalization of Small-and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Developing Countries, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Hoang, T. G., Nguyen, T. Q., & George, M. (2020). Business Partner Roles of Management Accountants Through the Emergence of Sustainability Disclosures. The Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business (JAFEB), 7(12), 365-376. 
  • Nguyen, Q. T., Kane, V., (2020). Assessing the Readiness of Enterprises in Vietnam for Digital Transformation (School of Business and Management): RMIT Vietnam
  • Kane, V., Nguyen, Q. T., (2020). Assessing Corporate Citizenship in Vietnam (School of Business and Management): RMIT Vietnam
  • Nguyen, Q.T., Schrage, S., Kane, V. (2020). State-Owned Enterprises in Vietnam: Challenges Facing the Privatization Process. In Macdonald (Ed.), Economy and Business Environment of Vietnam. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Nguyen, Q.T., Pham, H., Kane, McClelland, R. (2020). Participating and Upgrading in Global Value Chains: The Case of Small and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam. In Macdonald (Ed.), Economy and Business Environment of Vietnam. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Walsh, J. Southiseng, N & Nguyen Q.T. (2019) Lao PDR and Vietnam Border Trade and Economic Linkages: Performance and Prospects VNU Journal of Science: Economics and Business, 35 (5E). https://doi.org/10.25073/2588-1108/vnueab.4261.
  • Nguyen, Q.T., McClelland, M. Nkhoma, M. (2019) Administrative Capacity of State and E-Government Development: The Case of Vietnam. Paper presented at the conference: Public Value Leadership and Management for a Sustainable Future: Vietnam, 26-29 Sept 2019. 
  • Perryman, S. J, Nguyen, Q.T., (2019) o what extent can digital government strategy leaders in the developing world learn from developed world experience? Paper presented at the conference: Public Value Leadership and Management for a Sustainable Future: Vietnam, 26-29 Sept 2019. 
  • Haron, A, Nguyen, Q.T., (2019) An analysis of Design-Reality Gap in Smart City Building:The case of Ho Chi Minh City Paper presented at the conference: Public Value Leadership and Management for a Sustainable Future: Vietnam, 26-29 Sept 2019.  
  • Nguyen, Q.T., Walsh, J. “Cashew Nuts in Vietnam: From the Farm to the International Marketplace,” paper presented at the 9th International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM) (RMIT University, Ho Chi Minh City, 15th–18th December, 2019).

Media Publications

Other Innovative Works

International Business Forum 2020

International Business Forum 2019

Born Global: The Future of Vietnam’s Digital Economy

International Business Forum 2018

International Business Forum 2017

International Business Week

External grants:

 

 Project title: Assessing the Readiness of Enterprises in Vietnam for Digital transformation (2019)

(Status: Completed)

  • Time: 08/2019 – 09/2020
  • Amount:  15.000 USD
  • Role in the project: Project leader
  • Source: KPMG Vietnam
Project title: Assessing Corporate Citizenship in Vietnam (2019)

(Status: completed)

  • Time: 05/2019 – 12/2019
  • Amount: 20.000 USD
  • Role in the project: Senior Researcher
  • Source: KPMG Vietnam
Project title: How to accelerate the equitization process of State-Owned Enterprises (2018)

(Status: completed)

  • Time: 12/2017 – 08/2018
  • Amount: 25.000 USD
  • Role in the project: Team leader for Qualitative research
  • Source: VinaCapital

Internal grants:

  • 2017 - Small and Medium Enterprise and Global Value Chain: the Case of Vietnam (associate researcher)
  • 2017 - The development and implementation of lean production systems in automobile manufacturing in Vietnam (associate researcher)
  • 2014: Challenges facing e-government implementation: the case of e-customs of Vietnam (Joint grants by Vietnam Minitry of Education & Training and Open University, HCMC). Project leader
  • 2005: Demand for postgraduate study in Ho Chi Minh City, internal grant by Open University, HCMC, Vietnam. Project co-leader

PhD

03 PhD students (on-going)

Master by research

25 theses for Master by Research (completed)

  • 2020: Research Impact Award, College of Business and Law, RMIT University 
  • 2019: PVC & Vice-President Leadership Award (College of Business and Law), RMIT University
  • 2019: Outstanding Staff of School of Business and Management
  • PVC Award (College of Business), RMIT University
  • 2019: Outstanding Staff of School of Business and Management
  • 2018: Outstanding Staff of School of Business and Management
  • 2016: Certificate of Merit by National University of HCMC Certificate for contributing to EUREKA research Program, Youth Association of HCMC.
  • 2007: Certificate of Merit by the Minister of Education and Training (Vietnam Government)
  • Research service to KPMG Vietnam
  • Research service to VinaCapital
  • E-commerce Consultant (FPT)
  • Foreign Trade specialist (VCS Corporation)

 

2020-Now: Management

  • Head of Department, Management Department, School of Business and Management
  • Cluster Lead, Managing Smart Transformation Research Cluster 

2017-2020: Management

  • Discipline Lead of International Business Program, RMIT Vietnam

2015-2017: Management

  • Manager of Master of International Business Program, RMIT Vietnam

2012-2015: Management and Teaching

  • Director of E-learning Center, HCMC Open University, Vietnam
  • Deputy Dean of the faculty of Business Management, HCM Open University, Vietnam
  • RMIT Vietnam (Senior lecturer)
  • Prices and markets
  • Political Economy of International Business (undergraduate classes)
  • Business Economic Analysis (Post-graduate classes)
  • Qualitative Analysis

May 2012 – Now: Research Interests

  • Smart transformation (e-government, digital government, digital economy, smart city)
  • International Business (Global Value Chains, Firm Internationalization)
  • Public management and Economics of Development (Public administration reform, State-owned Enterprises)

2011: Research Assistant (data analyst)

  • Analysis of the First National Survey on Nurses’ Attitudes to Work and Work Conditions in Australia, led by Associate Professor Peter Holland, Dr Belinda C Allen, and Dr Brian K Cooper, Department of Management, Monash University, Australia
  • 2010: Research Assistant to the Project Leader
  • Parliamentary Careers: Design, Delivery and Evaluation of Improved Professional Development (ARC LP 0989714), led by researchers at the Department of Management, Monash University

2010: Tutor

  • Business Statistics, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT, Building 108, Melbourne, Australia

2009: Translator for a Research Project funded by Australian Government

  • Building a Dynamic General Equilibrium Model for the Ministry of Finance - Vietnam, led by the Centre of Policy Studies, Monash University, Clayton Campus

2003 – 2007: Lecturer

  • Faculty of Business Administration, Open University, Ho Chi Minh City and at Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City as a visiting lecturer