In the chain of events leading up to the entrepreneurship competition “Bach Khoa Innovation 2021” with the goal of Integration – Innovation – Entrepreneurship, which took place from December 26th, 2020 to May 16th, 2021, the “Skills to write persuasiev project presentations” seminar was held at 8:30 on Saturday, January 23rd, 2021, Room 202A4, HCMUT. The seminar featured Dr. Vo Thanh Hang – lecturer of the Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources and mentor of BKI 2018 and 2020 winners, Mr. Pham Tien Minh – lecturer of the Faculty of Industrial Management, and Mr. Do Hoang Thang – vice president of HCMC Business Incubation Center and a member of the Organizers. It also featured winners of previous BKI iterations.

Figure 1. The seminar took place at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology

The seminar aimed to support the contestants with crucial information and a guidance of writing a complete project presentation persuasively. It also featured key soft skills that can assist teams with their confidence. What is more, the Round 1, Round 2, and Round 3 criteria was also introduced to the contestants.

Figure 2. Guest speakers of the seminar, from the left: Dr. Vo Thanh Hang, Mr. Pham Tien Minh, and Mr. Do Hoang Thang

The seminar also featured team AirMask – winners of Bach Khoa Innovation 2020 with an air filtering product for public transport that can deal with polluting dust and unwanted odors. In the “Skills to write persuasive project presentations” seminar, AirMask shared their experience in preparations for the competition, as well as necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in Bach Khoa Innovation 2021.

Figure 3. Team AirMask – Winners of Bach Khoa Innvation 2020