CIBT Education Group has signed a memorandum of understanding – an engagement as opposed to a wedding ring – with Yunnan Open University, previously known as Yunnan CRTVU, a division of The Open University of China.
CIBT said that the terms of deal outline the incorporation of content from CIBT China, Sprott-Shaw Community College (Canada), and the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (USA) into Yunnan OU’s existing programs.
The company stated that the terms also outline the offering courses in Pre-Baccalaureate Preparation, International Hotel and Tourism Management, Business Management and Instructor’s Training for Teaching English.
CIBT said that this agreement is an expansion of the agreement signed between CIBT and China Central Radio and Television University in Beijing in October 2009.
reports that under the partnership, CIBT and its subsidiaries will be able to add value by exporting Canadian and US education content to China
utilizing Open University’s existing infrastructure.