Experience a real business model
With the desire to bring an experiential learning environment to students, FPT University pioneered the model of bringing businesses into the classroom, helping students better understand practical work experience. FPT University Can Tho students had the opportunity to contact and inspire start-up with Mr. Pham Dinh Ngai and Ms. Thach Thi Chal Thi - Founder and CEO of SOKFARM, the start-up project with sugar nectar won the First Prize. Rural Innovative Start-up Project 2020.
Founded in July 2019, located in Tieu Can District, Tra Vinh, SOKFARM is proud to be the first enterprise in the Vietnamese market to produce and process products from coconut nectar, completely natural and the local address. SOKFARM carries on its mission to find a new direction to gain economic value from coconut trees in Tra Vinh province through secret work. At the same time, create more jobs for local workers and process specific regions of the product. In the program, Mr. Dinh Ngai and Mrs. Chal Thi have inspirational shares about starting a career with periwinkle. Not only brings useful information on how to build and operate a new business, the production and distribution process of products, recruitment and management of human resources, ... but also help you better understand how to start a new business. professional action. With the desire to change the poor homeland and find the way for the coconut trees in the land of Tra Vinh, the two brothers and sisters started to start with the coconut nectar project. During the first 8 months, the two sisters repeatedly failed because they did not understand the characteristics of this tree when taking honey as well as the wrong time to cut the coconut tree, wrongly set up and the method of collecting honey. In particular, the most difficult is the technique of collecting coconut nectar. "We are mad at first. Whoever starts to save honey. After almost half a year, I only get the first half of the honey. But from that fresh nectar condensed into periwinkle. Another nan path." - Sharing Chal Thi.
Also during the sharing session, the students were also allowed to hold products from SOKFARM such as coconut flower specialties, coconut nectar high seeds, coconut flower jam, ... and were assigned to ask questions of the two brothers. Assembly and recipe during the start-up. Thereby, you have a more general view of starting a business as well as connecting yourself with experience in the future. Official knowledge from performers like this will help students be allowed and familiar with the work, at the same time updated with the latest knowledge, improving the experience in the environment file.
Phương Anh (Nguồn: ĐH FPT Cần Thơ)