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Nguyen Ngoc Phung: Igniting the Power of Data for Business Analytics
May 31, 2023
The University of Hong Kong Business School proudly presents the captivating tale of Nguyen Ngoc Phung, a Vietnamese scholar who has been honoured with the fully-funded HKU Business School Optimas Capital Scholarship 2023. Phung's remarkable journey serves as a beacon of inspiration, urging young talents to embrace the transformative power of premier education and analytics and embark on their own path to success.
Phung, a full scholarship recipient for a Master of Science in Business Analytics, exemplifies academic excellence and a commitment to leveraging analytics for business optimization. Her journey at HKUBS will commence this coming September.

Phung's awe-inspiring journey is fueled by an unyielding passion for analytics and an unwavering belief in the transformative power of data-driven decision-making. Her exceptional academic accomplishments have positioned her as a role model for aspiring students. Having secured the prestigious title of Valedictorian at the International University, VNU HCMC, she received a Gold Medal and Women in Engineering Certificate in recognition of her brilliance and unwavering dedication. Moreover, Phung's exceptional analytical skills and problem-solving prowess were further acclaimed when she claimed the First Prize in the National Olympic Contest of Econometrics and Applications.

Fueled by an insatiable curiosity and an unquenchable thirst for innovation, she focuses her research on predictive analytics, seeking to forecast the demand for products or services. By delving into historical sales data and analysing factors such as seasonality and economic trends, Phung aims to equip businesses with invaluable insights to optimise inventory levels, production schedules, and staffing.

Let Nguyen Ngoc Phung's remarkable story be the catalyst for change, motivating Vietnamese talents to embrace the power of analytics and shape a future where data becomes the driving force behind business success.

The anticipation mounts as the HKU Business School Optimas Capital Scholarship 2024 opens for application in September this year. The Representative Office of HKU in Vietnam cordially invites talented Vietnamese students to prepare themselves for this ‘glocal’ education opportunity that lies on the horizon. This Scholarship allows you to level up your research opportunities at one of the world's financial centres, unlocking doors to personal and professional growth.

About HKU Business School Optimas Capital Scholarship

The prestigious HKU Business School Optimas Capital Scholarship is here to transform your dreams into reality. The Scholarship generously supports exceptional Vietnamese students by providing comprehensive coverage for their academic expenses and additional living allowances for candidates with financial hardships. HKU believe that financial constraints should never hinder your potential, and we're dedicated to ensuring that every deserving candidate has the opportunity to thrive.

About The University of Hong Kong Business School

Officially established in 2001 with the first economic discipline launched in the 1940s, HKU Business School (HKUBS) is the youngest faculty at the University. 

As a top international business school in Asia, the School engages leading scholars from all corners of the globe and instils global knowledge in students with an Asia-focused perspective. With the vision of being a leading, globally - impactful academic institution of business and economics, HKUBS is extending its presence in Tel Aviv, Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Vietnam (Hochiminh City).

About The University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is the oldest tertiary education institution in Hong Kong. On March 16, 1910, Sir Frederick Lugard, the then Governor of Hong Kong, laid the foundation stone for the University. The University was first incorporated in Hong Kong as a self-governing body of scholars by the University Ordinance on March 30, 1911.

Today, HKU has gained international recognition for its accomplishments as a research-led comprehensive university. HKU continues to attract the best students from Hong Kong and internationally:

#1 in Hong Kong, #21 Worldwide - QS World Universities Ranking 2023

#1 Worldwide - Times Higher Education (THE) World’s Most International Universities Ranking 2023

#1 in Asia, UTD Research Rankings 2023

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