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APRIL AT AITCV

APRIL AT AITCV

AITCV conducted the following training courses and activities in April 2000.

Management Training Courses
April 3-7: Managing Development Project, by Dr. Do Ba Khang, SOM/AIT
April 11-15: Management Development Projects, by Dr. Do Kim Chung, AITCV
April 17-21: Effective Management School, by Mr. Nguyen Danh Nguyen and Ms. Nguyen Thu Thuy of AITCV
April 17-21: Formulation and Proposal Writing of Development Projects, by Dr. Do Kim Chung

International Executive MBA
The new launch date for the first AIT/SOM and AITCV international executive postgraduate program in Business Administration, for middle and senior level managers in Vietnam, is September 2000.

Industrial Systems Engineering (ISE)
April 10-14: Computer Aided Project Management, by Dr. Karim Fazle and Ms. Fontanilla Maria, RCC/AIT.
April 17-21: Computerized Financial Accounting, by Dr. John L. Arifin and Ms. Skolpap Chitimon, RCC/AIT.

Future plans: Discussions were held between AITCV Director, Dr. Jari Backman, and Regional Computer Center Associate Director, Dr. Regino Gonzales, on future RCC training courses to be conducted at AITCV.

Language and Training Unit (LTU)
April 3-14: English Writing Skills for Officers, by Ms. Fran Lamotte, LTU-AITCV.
April 5-18: Scientific Research Report Writing in English, sponsored by the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research and presented by Ms. Nora Fyles and Ms. Tran Thi Lan, LTU-AITCV.
April 10-May 5: Intensive Vietnamese Language Training, by Dr. Nguyen Thi Nhu Nguyen and Mr. Nguyen Van Tam, LTU-AITCV.
April 23 - June 3: Educational Management and Research, facilitated by Mr. Thomas David Chavez of AITCV and held at AIT, Thailand.

MEETINGS OF THE BOARD COMMITTEES

MEETINGS OF THE BOARD COMMITTEES

15-17 MAY 2000

AGENDA OF THE MEETINGS

Executive Committee

Wednesday, 17 May 2000, 9 a.m.
Agenda

Section A: (Items requiring discussion)
Welcome, Apologies and Membership
Confirmation of the Minutes of the meeting of 14 January 2000
Matters arising from the Minutes
3.1 Royal Thai Government Support to AIT
President's Report
Provost's Report
Proposed Policies for Change Management
Report from the Policy and Planning Committee
Report from the Board Finance Committee with Financial Update
Report from the Faculty Relations Committee
Report from the Staff Relations Committee
Report from the Student Relations Committee
Other Business
12.1 Honorary Degrees Issues
12.2 Role of the Secretary to the Board

Section B: (For information without discussion, unless raised to Section A)
Report from the Academic Senate
Development Report

Policy and Planning Committee
Monday, 15 May 2000, 9 a.m.
Agenda
Welcome, Apologies and Membership
Confirmation of the Minutes of the Meeting of 12 January 2000
Matters Arising from the Minutes
Facts and Figures on Academic Issues
Report from the Academic Senate
Proposed Policies for Change Management
Policy Framework
Other Business
8.1 Royal Thai Government Support

Faculty Relations Committee

Monday, 15 May 2000, 1.30 p.m.
Agenda

Welcome, Apologies and Membership
Confirmation of the Minutes of the FRC meeting of 12 January 2000
Matters arising from the minutes
Report from the Faculty Relations Committee
Issues from Trustees
Other business

Staff Relations Committee
Tuesday, 16 May 2000, 9 a.m.

Agenda

Welcome, Apologies and Membership
Guidelines for the Staff Relations Committee
Report from the Staff Representative
Issues from Trustees
Other business

Student Relations Committee
Tuesday, 16 May 2000, 1.30 p.m.

Agenda

Confirmation of the Minutes of the SRC meeting of 12 January 2000
Matters arising from the minutes
Report of the Deans of Student and Community Affairs
Report of the Student Union
Issues from Trustees
Other business

[SECRETARY TO THE BOARD]

COOPERATION IN SPACE TECHNOLOGY

COOPERATION IN SPACE TECHNOLOGY

On April 26 H. E. Mr. Christian Prettre, the Ambassador of France to Thailand, presented AIT a Software Multiscope from MATRA Systems and Information, further enhancing the Institute's long-standing cooperation with France in the field of spatial imagery, remote sensing and its applications in relation to GIS.

The software consists of a set of CDROMS with capability for connecting
simultaneously 255 users.

CONFERENCE UPDATE

CONFERENCE UPDATE

A world class event, the International Forum cum Conference on Information
Technology and Communication at the Dawn of the New
Millenium is the Year 2000 activity of the International Academy on Engineering Development and Scientific and Management Technology.

LANGUAGE CLASSES

LANGUAGE CLASSES
THAI LANGUAGE CLASS FOR BEGINNERS

CLET will organize an additional Thai language class for beginners, focusing
on speaking, listening and conversational skills.

The class will
be held on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays (4.00 - 5.30 p.m.)
start from May 15th,
run for a total of 30 hours,
be restricted to fifteen persons per group,
cost 1,500 baht/person.

CONGRATULATIONS, Dr. Lilia Austriaco

CONGRATULATIONS, Dr. Lilia Austriaco
Dr. LILIA AUSTRIACO (SEC' 65), Manager of Information Resources Centers, has been selected as OUTSTANDING MAPUAN (TOM) FOR THE YEAR 2000 IN THE FIELD OF INFORMATION SCIENCE. The TOM award is the most prestigious award for MIT alumni and is jointly awarded by the Mapua Institute Technology and the National Association of Mapua Alumni (NAMA). The award ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 13, 2000 in
Manila.