Nguyen Kieu Oanh, Pham Thi Thanh Hai, Tran Thi Hoai

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An institution of higher autonomy is the key to the reforms to diversify and effectively mobilize mutual resources in higher education at Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU). At present, the Vietnamese Government has issued some guidelines to grant more autonomous power to higher education institutions. Vietnam National University, Hanoi is moving toward an autonomous system to maximize the utilization of its resources to train high quality human resources for the nation. Theautonomy of organization and personnel management istheprerequisite for a university to implement its autonomy mechanism and to be socially responsible for its training, scientific research, and technology transfer activities. During such empowerment, both objective and subjective factors should be seriously considered to developeffective implementing methods that fit each university’s socioeconomic situation and particular characteristics.


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