China Distance Education Holdings Limited (CDEL) is a China-based company principally engaged in providing online and offline education services. The Company operates through three segments. The Professional Education Services segment provides online education services and other education related services to its customers. The Business Start-up Training Services segment provides start-up training services to the Group’s customers. The Sale of Learning Simulation Software segment provides learning simulation packaged software to its customers. In addition, The Company also provides accounting courses, healthcare courses, engineering and construction courses, legal professional training courses and other courses.