SIT-Telfort Business Institute (Telfort International Business Training Center Shanghai) was established in 1998 with the approval of the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission. With 22 years of teaching practice and extensive international cooperation, Telfort has formed a complete international higher education system. Since its establishment, Telfort has trained nearly 10,000 internationalized applied talents who are skilled in English communication and proficient in international business operations and management for international business groups, foreign business associations and foreign-funded enterprises. Moreover, thousands of students had been transferred to overseas partner universities from Telfort for their further study.
Telfort adopts international education standards and advanced management models. All professional courses are taught by full-time foreign experts and teachers, who are certified by the Shanghai Foreign Experts Bureau as cultural and educational experts. In Telfort the students are taught in small size class, full English environment and interactive teaching mode, which guarantees them to fast improve their English ability and professional knowledge.
Telfort recruits students who have graduated from high school or above, with a schooling system of 2 to 3 years. Upon completion of the prescribed course, students will receive a certificate of authentic international diploma of the same level at home and abroad.
In order to meet the different needs of students, Telfort has been cooperating with more than 30 world-renowned universities in the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand, providing students with (2+2), (3+1) international undergraduate programs and (3+1+1) , (1+1) international master programs. The Overseas Study Service Center is dedicated to providing students with safe, economical, fast and fee-free services.
Telfort's successful education model and good social reputation have been recognized by students and parents, and also recognized by the higher authorities. The director of education of Telfort was awarded the “Magnolia Award”in the year 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2015, which was the highest honor of foreign experts awarded by the Shanghai Municipal Government. In the appraisal of Shanghai exemplary Sino-foreign cooperative education institutions (projects), Telfort has been appraised and affirmed by the Shanghai Education Commission's expert group for its advanced school-running characteristics and achievements. In January 2018, Telfort was officially accredited by the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) .