Suzhou Centennial College

Introduction

A Canadian Education In China

Centennial College invites you to discover a rich academic experience and build a global professional network at Suzhou Centennial College in Suzhou, China. Created in association with Suzhou University of Science and Technology, Suzhou Centennial College is the first Canadian college approved by the Chinese government to deliver Canadian education in China. Suzhou Centennial College is nationally approved to operate in China by the Chinese Ministry of Education and by the Ministry of Education, Jiangsu Provincial Government.

High quality Canadian education programs delivered at Suzhou Centennial College offer ministry recognized Ontario College credentials in China.

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Advantages of Centennial College Programs in China:

  • Take the Business or Hospitality Foundations program (eight months) in China to prepare and qualify for programs at Centennial College in Toronto, Canada.
  • 3 Complete your program in China and transfer to the final year of a 3 year Advanced Diploma at Centennial College in Toronto. Or, complete your program in China and apply for further studies in Canada.*
  • Ideal for graduates seeking an international career! Our campus is located in Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), a thriving high-tech and pro-business environment with an international competitive edge. SIP is home to 93 of the top 500 companies in the world!
  • Gain international experience in China, one of the fastest growing economies and one of the world’s largest international trading partners.
  • All programs are delivered in English.
  • Optional introductory Mandarin language and culture classes are available, in addition to your academic program.

*Pathways are subject to meeting admissions requirements of Centennial and partner institutions with required grades, upon completion of Centennial programs.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

English Language Learning Course

Campus Full time 1 - 3 semesters September 2018 China Suzhou

The English Language Learning (ELL) program delivered at Suzhou Centennial College is an intensive, three-level, full-time program designed for international students who wish to improve their English skills. This program can help build English language skills for success in college, university or careers. [+]

Credential: Centennial Certificate Program Length: 1-3 semesters (Length of study depends upon placement testing) The English Language Learning (ELL) program delivered at Suzhou Centennial College is an intensive, three-level, full-time program designed for international students who wish to improve their English skills. This program can help build English language skills for success in college, university or careers. Three levels of Centennial College’s English Language Learning (ELL) program are offered at Suzhou Centennial College: Level 2 (elementary), Level 3 (pre-intermediate), and Level 4 (intermediate). Each of these three levels run each semester and you are placed in a level based on a diagnostic placement test. Within each level, there are five different modules, and each module runs for three weeks. The program emphasizes academic communication skills and focuses on grammar, reading, writing, listening, speaking and pronunciation. You study in a supportive academic environment and build your language skills through communicative activities, practical exercises, group work, presentations and assignments. You have access to resources such as Suzhou Centennial College computer labs, Centennial College Libraries online resources, and shared library and recreational facilities for students of Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP). The English Language Learning program provides a tailored learning experience for each student based on separate skill levels, which makes it unique. All students must take a diagnostic placement test to ensure correct placement. The ELL program is based on communicative teaching and learning practices. Faculty members are qualified, dedicated ESL teaching professionals who provide instruction plus support, encouragement, and guidance. Program Highlights... [-]

Diploma

Diploma in Business – Accounting

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Suzhou

Centennial College’s Business – Accounting program is for students who are seeking excellent accounting related training in a short time frame. In just two years, students will learn the basics of accounting through a rigorous curriculum that focuses on expanding employable skills. [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/4 semesters Centennial College’s Business – Accounting program is for students who are seeking excellent accounting related training in a short time frame. In just two years, students will learn the basics of accounting through a rigorous curriculum that focuses on expanding employable skills. While this Business - Accounting program includes the quality features of all Centennial College accounting programs, it will concentrate on building proficiency in financial and managerial accounting, and on fostering in-depth knowledge of accounting software. Communication and analytical skills will also be emphasized, as they are essential for career success. Graduates of this School of Business offering will be able to look forward to rewarding employment opportunities in a wide range of business sectors. Academic Requirements - Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent documentation/transcripts from country of origin, or mature student status (19 years or older). - English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent demonstration of English language proficiency (minimum grade/score required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission (score of 160 or 161 required). - Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Math Skills Assessment for Admission. Additional Requirements - Meet English Requirements for Diploma Programs. - Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results. This may lead to additional courses and require extra time and fees. Program Highlights - In the Business – Accounting program, students... [-]

Diploma in Business – International Business

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Suzhou

This program provides general foundational business knowledge as well as specialized international business training. The first two semesters of International Business courses cover key concepts needed to build a successful business career. The final two semesters feature specific international business courses, ensuring that you meet industry demands. [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters After just two years in the Centennial College International Business program, you will be prepared for the global workplace. This program provides general foundational business knowledge as well as specialized international business training. The first two semesters of International Business courses cover key concepts needed to build a successful business career. The final two semesters feature specific international business courses, ensuring that you meet industry demands. These intensive business courses cover topics such as processing customs compliance documents, assisting in the transportation of goods to and from locations throughout the world and taking on a support role in the marketing and sale of Canadian goods in the global marketplace. Program Highlights - The International Business program is tailored so you can leverage your potential in the global business world. - This offering enables you to emerge as an innovative problem solver and decision maker, with strong analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to plan and prioritize while working successfully in a team. - Courses employ a combination of theory and hands-on learning to ensure that once you successfully complete the program, you are ready for the global workforce. Articulation Agreements Qualified graduates may be eligible to participate in pathway programs with partnering institutions. These pathway programs allow students to receive degree credit for learning obtained at Centennial College. Our partners include: Royal Roads University - Bachelor of Commerce – Entrepreneurial Management - Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International... [-]

Diploma in Financial Services

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Suzhou

In just two years, the Financial Services program will help students to develop the communication, marketing, analytical and selling skills needed for the finance world, in which they will interact with and maintain clients. Covered in this School of Business offering will be financial topics as well as general business knowledge. [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters In just two years, the Financial Services program will help students to develop the communication, marketing, analytical and selling skills needed for the finance world, in which they will interact with and maintain clients. Covered in this School of Business offering will be financial topics as well as general business knowledge. Upon graduating from this four-semester Financial Services program, students will be prepared to explore further professional designations in various international locations. For example, in Canada: - Investment Funds Exam, which will license them to sell mutual funds - Canadian Securities Course (CSCTM) qualifying exams - Life License Qualification program (LLQP) exam, which, upon passing, will qualify grads to write the Ontario Life Insurer exam Successful completion of industry-recognized courses is essential for a career in the financial services industry. These courses have no substitutes. Registration in these courses will incur costs in addition to the regular Financial Services program tuition. Program Highlights - Experienced faculty members who are industry professionals will deliver the Financial Services courses. - Small class sizes will foster an environment in which students will receive individualized attention. - A combination of theory and practical application will ensure students are industry-ready upon graduation. Articulation Agreements Start with a diploma, end with a degree! Successful graduates of this Financial Services program will have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering universities that are available for this... [-]

Diploma in Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Suzhou

The Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry. Among these areas are front desk management, housekeeping operations, food and beverage management and human resources planning. [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters The Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry. Among these areas are front desk management, housekeeping operations, food and beverage management and human resources planning. Industry professionals lead your Hotel Operations Management courses in on-campus hotel suites as well as in an event centre and restaurant. In addition to hands-on courses, you also take part in a 14-week industry field placement that allows you to gain real world experience. This program feature ensures that you are truly sought after for employment upon graduation. Further improving your employability is the fact that you graduate with important industry certifications such as Smart Serve, Safe Food Handlers and CPR. Picture the look on guests’ faces as they walk into the gorgeous lobby of a world-class hotel, are greeted by a helpful concierge and warmly welcomed to a perfectly finished guest suite before enjoying a meal and exquisite service in the dining room. All of this is made possible by the hard work and dedication of graduates from the Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management program. Program Highlights - During your Hospitality - Hotel Operations Management courses you have the opportunity to complete various exclusive experiential learning opportunities. - You learn in state-of-the-art facilities and hospitality labs. These environments mimic real-world settings. - Because classes are small in size, you work closely with your fellow peers as you will... [-]

Diploma in Software Engineering Technician

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Suzhou

The Software Engineering Technician program will prepare students to work as software developers. Whether someone wants to balance the books, edit photographs or produce a movie, it wouldn’t be possible without software programs. Grads will be at the forefront of designing, developing and maintaining the latest software. [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters The Software Engineering Technician program will prepare students to work as software developers. Whether someone wants to balance the books, edit photographs or produce a movie, it wouldn’t be possible without software programs. Grads will be at the forefront of designing, developing and maintaining the latest software. During their time in the Software Engineering Technician courses, students will acquire solid knowledge of: - Software engineering methodologies - Programming languages - Design and algorithm concepts - Data management tools The course work will emphasize object-oriented software design methodologies, user-oriented interface design, C#, Java, Oracle, MS-SQL Server, Unix/Linux, Microsoft’s .NET, HTML5/JavaScript/XML, software testing and QA, and more. To underscore the applied focus of the curriculum, the Software Engineering Technician program will include one software development project. This real-world business application will require students to utilize all the technical and business skills acquired during their studies to build higher quality software. Program Highlights - Software Engineering Technician courses will be delivered using leading-edge technology geared to industry standards. - Knowledgeable and approachable faculty members have diverse business experience and academic credentials. Articulation Agreements Students may continue into year three of Centennial College’s Software Engineering Technology (program #3409) offered at Centennial College in Toronto, Canada. Qualified graduates may be eligible to participate in pathway programs with partnering institutions. These pathway programs allow students to receive degree credit for learning obtained at Centennial College. Our partners include: - Algoma University, Ontario - Davenport University, USA - University... [-]

Foundation Year

Business Foundations Programme

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 China Suzhou

The Business Foundations program is an alternate offering intended for students who have applied to enter an undertaking at the School of Business, but who may not currently meet the English communications admission requirements. [+]

Credential: Certificate Program Length: 1 year/ 2 semesters The Business Foundations program is an alternate offering intended for students who have applied to enter an undertaking at the School of Business, but who may not currently meet the English communications admission requirements. Students who are highly motivated to build on their existing English language skills and to develop their understanding of Canadian business culture and practices will benefit from the encouraging learning environment and academic support in the Business Foundations program. Students will complete courses in: - Communications - Mathematics - Applied business software - Canadian and international business practices - Strategies for business success Upon successful completion of the two-semester program, students will be eligible to transfer, with credits, to a diploma or advanced diploma business program at Centennial College. Academic Requirements - Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent documentation/transcripts from country of origin, or mature student status (19 years or older). Note - Applicants to Centennial College post-secondary programs in the School of Business, with English Skills Assessment scores of 141, are offered this program as a foundation to their program of choice. Applicants with assessment scores lower than 141 must consult with the Centennial College International Education Office on campus at Suzhou Centennial College. Additional Requirements - Meet English Requirements for Foundations Programs. - Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results. This may lead to additional courses and require extra time and fees. Program Highlights - Smaller class sizes... [-]

Hospitality Foundations Programme

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 China Suzhou

This Hospitality Foundations program has been specially designed as a pathway to nenable international students to enter the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts and then transition into one of our diploma programs. [+]

Credential: Certificate Program Length: 1 year/ 2 semesters This Hospitality Foundations program has been specially designed as a pathway to nenable international students to enter the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts and then transition into one of our diploma programs. In the Hospitality Foundation courses, you learn both the core job skills required to work in the dynamic hospitality industry as well as the language skills to communicate successfully in English to colleagues, employers and guests. Academic Requirements - Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent documentation/transcripts from country of origin, or mature student status (19 years or older). Note - Applicants to Centennial College post-secondary programs in the areas of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts, with scores of 140 or 141 on the Centennial College English Skills Assessment, are advised to take this program first as a pathway to their program of choice. Additional Requirements - Meet English Requirements for Foundations Programs. - Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results. This may lead to additional courses and require extra time and fees. Program Highlights - Smaller class sizes allow for more individualized attention. - There is a carefully measured pace to the delivery of this Hospitality Foundations program. - Enjoy specially crafted learning experiences that are delivered by supportive and experienced instructors and professors. - The program places a strong emphasis on the use of English in all of its aspects. - Upon successful completion of this program, you are... [-]

Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate in International Business Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 China Suzhou

Centennial College’s International Business Management program ensures you obtain the key industry knowledge you need to successfully conduct business on a global scale in any international corporate environment. [+]

Credential: Graduate Certificate Program Length: 1 year/ 3 semesters Centennial College’s International Business Management program ensures you obtain the key industry knowledge you need to successfully conduct business on a global scale in any international corporate environment. A global perspective on business is unique in that professionals must have knowledge of specialized International Business Management topics such as: - International business law - International finance and banking - International marketing - International entrepreneurship and innovation - Global business research and analysis - International business planning - Corporate social responsibility and international development - Business networking In this School of Business program, these topics are taught alongside core business courses such as project management and business communications. To guarantee career readiness upon graduation, the International Business Management program features a practical approach that includes gaining technical knowledge and skills through hands-on learning. A full-time, 14-week experiential learning opportunity (internship) with a participating organization further rounds out your industry knowledge and experience in international business. Program Highlights - International Business Management faculty members have extensive experience in the global business market. - An extensive use of case studies, simulations and project-based learning, with a focus on developing project management, teamwork, report writing and communication and presentation skills. - You will gain practical industry experience through the 14-week internship. - Students will have the opportunity to channel their focus and gain a solid foundation in international business practice in a short period of time. - Includes courses that may lead to a CIFFA... [-]

Contact
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Suzhou Centennial College
No.1 Ren’ ai Rd., Kejiaochuangxinqu, Dushu Lake District,
Industrial Park, Suzhou, China 215123

Suzhou, 215123 CN