Mai Thi Le Quyen’s story: from lawyer to entrepreneur
Mai Thi Le Quyen is an expert lawyer and now, with support from HerVenture, an expert entrepreneur also.
Can Tho, Vietnam
I started thinking that I need to learn management skills to run the business. I think now I am starting to learn to become an entrepreneur.
Mai Thi Le Quyen is a lawyer and CEO at Finch Law in Vietnam. She felt confident in her legal knowledge but wanted to boost her entrepreneurship skills to strengthen her business. That’s when she discovered our award winning business skills app, HerVenture.
“My name is Mai Thi Le Quyen, lawyer and CEO of Finch Law Limited. Finch Law provides legal consulting services for domestic and foreign businesses. In addition, we also provide FDI consulting services for businesses of food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment exporting to the US market.
Before, I did not think of myself as an entrepreneur, but I realised that my law firm operates like other businesses.
Before, I did not think of myself as an entrepreneur, but I realised that my law firm operates like other businesses. I started thinking that I need to learn management skills to run the business. I think now I am starting to learn to become an entrepreneur.
I find the HerVenture app very useful because it’s very convenient. We can learn anytime, anywhere. I find that it builds the lessons in the form of games and I learn things through those games that motivate me to pursue the next lessons. I have learned strategic planning using SMART principles, the process of project management and some financial management skills from HerVenture.
HerVenture helped me to make a business plan as well as personal and corporate financial plans.
HerVenture helped me to make a business plan as well as personal and corporate financial plans. I did not have a business plan before and did not review and evaluate results to see what had been achieved. When I studied HerVenture’s courses, I changed and trained myself in the habit of setting up business plans and monitoring their implementation. The positive result for the company is that I have planned and set a very clear goal, so my results are measurable.
After the HerVenture courses, we realised how important it is to understand the customer. That’s one of the positive improvements from HerVenture.
When I’m successful, I can contribute more to the community. One of my missions is to provide legal aid to people in difficult circumstances who can’t afford legal fees.
I think being a successful entrepreneur will bring a lot of positive effects to myself and to my family. I feel more satisfied with myself and my work. I think that is the source of happiness. When I’m successful, I can contribute more to the community. One of my missions is to provide legal aid to people in difficult circumstances who can’t afford legal fees.
I think the success of an entrepreneur not only brings positive value to herself, but also brings value to her family and community.”
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