NGUYEN QUY TOAI
IMBA22' / Vietnam
Figure out what works and do it Tony is a 1st-year IMBA student from Vietnam and also a recipient of TaiwanICDFscholarship. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Biotechnology from Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology, Vietnam and have had several years working as Quality Manager in Abbott Vietnam. After years of working, he felt that he needed to gain a deeper understanding of business operations and strategy in order to advance in his career. “I need a systematic and strong theoretical background for business knowledge from distinguished professionals. I need new tools in my toolbox to expand my networks”, said Tony. That's why he decided to pursue the IMBA degree at NTHU, which he believes, is the top technology university in Taiwan and Asia.He chose the IMBA program at NTHU not only by its reputation for academic excellence but also because of the program’s unique characteristic of focusing on technology which can undoubtedly offer him fundamental knowledge in business and technology application. He also added that he is impressed by the diversity of student’s origin and background as well as the numerous opportunities for networking and professional development.As an IMBAer, Tony feels a sense of camaraderie and support among his fellow students and faculty. He appreciates the challenging coursework and the hands-onexperience provided through case studies and company field trips.The highlight of Tony's IMBA experience for the 1st semester was taking prerequisite courses which helped him to understand the important foundation of business. He also enjoyed the opportunity to work in team on a project in establishing an enterprise, and how he could apply the knowledge he learned in class to a real-world setting.After completing his IMBA, Tony plans to use his degree to pursue a career in dataanalytics and social enterprise, specifically in the field of green energy and healthcare. He believes that the knowledge and skills he gained through the program will be invaluable in helping him to understand and solve the complex business problems faced by organizations today.He keeps a quote from Lee Kuan Yew "Figure out what works and do it" in mind and he just starts.