The event was chaired by MPI Minister Nguyen Chi Dung and Mission Director at USAID/Vietnam Ann Marie Yastishock.
The announcement of the program is aimed at realising the Prime Minister’s directions in Decision No. 749/QD-TTg approving the National Digital Transformation Programme until 2025, with orientation to 2030.
Specifically, the programme targets the raising of awareness towards digital transformation among 100% of businesses by 2025, as well as providing technical assistance concerning digital transformation for at least 100,000 enterprises.
In addition, the programme will support a minimum of 100 businesses to become exemplary digital transformation models and the establishment of a network of experts that includes at least 100 organisations and individuals offering solutions to promote digital transformation for businesses and supporting the development of digital platforms.
Through the programme, businesses will receive technical support focusing on the following four main areas, including raising awareness, vision and strategy of businesses on digital transformation; digitising business activities such as marketing and sales; digitising management and manufacturing processes; and comprehensive digital transformation to create new products, services and models for businesses.
In the first phase, the programme will focus on supporting businesses in a number of industries such as mechanical engineering, electronics, manufacturing, agriculture and food processing.
For more information and to register for the programme, businesses and partner organisations can access the official website of the program at http://digital.business.gov.vn.