Andy Nguyen

PhD Candidate -- The University of Auckland

Andy Nguyen

PhD Candidate -- The University of Auckland

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Hi, I'm Andy Nguyen!

PhD Candidate -- The University of Auckland

A highly enthusiastic, hardworking information systems practitioner with comprehensive understanding of system analysis and design processes, I am keen to find challenging and suitable information management business with an ambitious company that offers opportunities for career development and advancement.


Lives in

Auckland, New Zealand



+ (64) 22 024 4910


PhD in Information Systems

The University of Auckland - March 2016 - Current

Achieved doctorate scholarship. Research area: Learning Analytics and Adaptive Learning. My niche research topic focuses on Open edX platform.

Bachelor of Commerce with Honours (BCom(Hons))

The University of Auckland - February 2015 - November 2015

Specialised in Information System – First Class Honours with GPA 8.0 Research area: Eye-tracking technology.

Bachelor of Business and Information Management (BBIM)

The University of Auckland - February 2011 - November 2013

Specialised in Information Management and Accounting. Achieved Honour Rolls for Data Mining and Decision Support, Database Applications and Introduction to Web Development (digital certificates are available)

Cambridge A-level and GCSEs

ACG Parnel College - June 2009 - November 2010

 A-level: Maths (A) Physics (A) Chemistry (B)  GCSEs: Maths (A) Physics (A) Chemistry (A)


Research Assistant

The University of Auckland - February 2016 - Current

Research on Learning Management Systems, Learning Analytics and Authoring Systems. Working on Open edX Framework

Research Assistant

The University of Auckland - November 2015 - January 2016

Research on Curriculum Mapping and Authoring Systems

System Administration (Part-time)

3i Innovation - February 2014 - Present

• Monitoring and maintaining the CRM system. • Maintaining the websites’ network.

Business Analyst

3i Innovation - November 2013 - February 2014

• Analysed current business processes. • Developed CRM system on Salesforce Platform. • Developed applicable websites with CMS.

Teaching Assistant

The University of Auckland - March 2014 - July 2014

• Online tutoring for INFOMGT392 Semester 1 2014; Responsible for teaching e-CV. • Applied new technologies such as text-to-speech. • Good feedbacks from students.

ERP Project Trainee

PNJ - December 2012 - January 2013

• Observed a big IT project.

IT Assistant

Vietnam Logistics Institute - November 2012- December 2012

• Database management for lead contacts. • Email marketing for an event. • Website development with CMS (WordPress).

Trainee (Finance Department)

HLHV JOCs - November 2011 - January 2012

• Understood the firm’s accounting system (including policies and procedures). • Developed Excel Applications by using Microsoft Visual Basic to evaluate return rates, bidding risks and income taxes.


Auckland, New Zealand - November 2011 - November 2013

Teaching GCSE Maths & Physics, UoA Infosys110, Infomgt291, Infomgt292, Infosys220, Infosys222.


System analysis and design

  • 70% Complete
    Microsoft Blend 70%
  • 95% Complete
    MS Visio 95%
  • 65% Complete
    SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio 65%
  • 100% Complete
    IBM Rational Rose 100%
  • 90% Complete
    Oracle MySQL. 90%

Web development

  • 95% Complete
    HTML5 95%
  • 95% Complete
    CSS3 95%
  • 85% Complete
    PHP 85%
  • 60% Complete
    Python 60%
  • 95% Complete
    Wordpress 95%

System Documentation methods

  • 90% Complete
    Data Flow Diagrams (DFD) 90%
  • 100% Complete
    Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) 100%
  • 90% Complete
    Unified Modelling Language (UML) 90%
  • 85 Complete
    Use Case Diagrams 85
  • 95 Complete
    Activity Diagrams 95

Application platform

  • 85% Complete 85%
  • 90% Complete
    Open edX 90%

Professional Skills

  • 80% Complete
    English Communication 80%
  • 95% Complete
    Vietnamese Communication 95%
  • 85% Complete
    Confidence 85%
  • 90% Complete
    Leadership 90%

Interests & Activities

President of the Association

Currently, I am the club president of Vietnamese Auckland University Students’ Association – VAUSA.


• Play team sports at high school and university: soccer and basketball; this has allowed me to meet new people whilst keeping fit and having fun. • I am a member of Goju-Ryu Karate Club, Badminton Club (UABC) and Fitness Club at the University of Auckland. • Achieved Black belt in Shotokan Karate; during training, I learned persistence and confidence.

Other Interests

• Travel: I love to visit different places and enjoy experiencing different cultures; • Approach to new technologies: applying high-tech in daily life.


Dr. Donald P. Sheridan

Associate Professor, Director – Learning Systems & Solutions

Department of Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM)

The University of Auckland

Telephone: +64 21 590 959


(More references available upon request)





Department of Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM)
The University of Auckland Business School
Owen G Glenn Building | 12 Grafton Rd | Auckland


+64 (0)22 024 4910


Thank You!

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.

The important thing is not to stop questioning."

-- Albert Einstein

Andy Nguyen's Online Curriculum vitae (e-CV) 2016