ChinaSoft International was Awarded "Top Ten Companies in Collaboration" at the "National Model Software Engineering Colleges Tenth Anniversary Awards Ceremony"

BEIJING, HONG KONG and NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Recently, ChinaSoft International Limited (ChinaSoft International) (stock code: HKSE.354) announced that at the "National Model Software Engineering Colleges tenth anniversary awards ceremony", co-organized by 37 national model software engineering colleges, ChinaSoft International was recognized as number two among the "Top Ten companies in collaboration" and the top domestic company. The "Top Ten companies in collaboration" include the international and domestic leading software technology service providers. Dr. Chen Yuhong, Chairman and CEO of ChinaSoft International, on behalf of the "top ten companies in collaboration", attended the awards ceremony and delivered a speech.

It has been a decade since the establishment of National Model Software Engineering Colleges, in 2001. A large number of software industry talents with China's local market expertise and international competitiveness have been trained for the whole nation. These colleges have gained valuable experience in aspects including school systems and mechanisms, educational reform, talent training mode, the appointment of teachers, university-industry cooperation, internationalization, and have since played a positive model role for national higher education. The meeting achieved to further strengthen the influence of the model software engineering colleges in the industry and raise its social awareness, and summarized the development progress over the decade, positively demonstrating the school achievements.

As a large integrated software and information services company rooted in China, ChinaSoft International has already established large-scale talent training bases (Excellence Training Center, Excellence Training Center, hereinafter referred to as "ETC") in Beijing, Tianjin, Dalian, Changsha, Nanjing, Wuxi, Chongqing, Xiamen, Xi'an, Chengdu and other cities, to provide human resources supply chain-oriented training service. In late October 2008, the Ministry of Education expert evaluation team site visited and studied the feasibility of the ETC. ChinaSoft International Excellence Training Center (ETC) was highly recognized and in March 2009 was officially recognized and approved as the "Software Engineering Students Practical Education and Training Center" by the Ministry of Education; in the same year it received an award by the head of the Ministry of Education's Software division. As the industry leader in high-end IT training, ChinaSoft International ETC established the collaboration with universities to provide for students in computer science and/or other related majors practical project-based training. As of 2010, the number of cooperated universities exceeded 350; the training business ensures the talent supply and in the meantime realized the profit growth; more than 35,000 students were trained annually. It provides strong talents support for the group development as well as human resources reserves for the whole industry.

About ChinaSoft International:

ChinaSoft International Limited, "CSI" (354.HK), is a global Information technology service company rooted in China with end to end service capability. The major verticals we cover are: Government and Manufacturing, Finance and Banking, Telecommunications and High-Tech. The Services we offer include: IT consulting, IT technical service solution and IT outsourcing service. CSI has around 13,000 employees located worldwide, including 25 cities in China, Princeton, NJ and Seattle, WA in the US, as well as Tokyo in Japan and London in England.

Source: ChinaSoft International Limited