Our oldest partnership, Saskatchewan Polytechnic began delivering the Business Management diploma program in July of 2006 at the Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City (IUH) in Vietnam. To date, over 1,000 graduates have earned their Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business Management diploma.
Some 95% of our grads stay and work in their home country (hired by foreign companies at high salary rates). Others have continued their studies in Canada, the USA, Australia and Singapore. Over thirty graduates from Vietnam have articulated to the Paul J. Hill School of business at the University of Regina.
One of the first graduates to complete the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Vietnam program with a Business Certificate came to the University of Regina ESL program. Dinh Hoang Bien is also the first Saskatchewan Polytechnic Vietnam student to graduate from the University of Regina Paul J. Hill School of Business to obtain his undergraduate degree in Business Administration. He now lives and works in Regina, Saskatchewan.
The Right Honourable David Johnston selected the Saskatchewan Polytechnic-IUH Business Management diploma program as a site to visit during a State Visit to Vietnam. The Governor General took part in the fourth Saskatchewan Polytechnic-HUI graduation on November 18, 2011; pictures and stories captured in the Saskatchewan Polytechnic is in Vietnam blog.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 28,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.