The Center for Industrial Technology and Enterprise (CITE) is an industry-based and socially-oriented institution which plays a relevant role in the economic and social development of Cebu, the Central Visayas, and surrounding areas.
CITE provides top-quality technical training to persons belonging to the lower-income stratum of society by means of scholarships. It provides technical re-training and management upgrading courses for industry workers. It is also a values formation center which nurtures human virtues and values in its students, clients, and staff. CITE’s project proponents are well established institutions in the field of education and training; namely, Associazione Centro ELIS, Rome, Italy; MFI Foundation, Inc., Pasig City, Philippines; and University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) Foundation, Inc., Pasig City, Philippines.
The school was established in 1990 as a non-stock, non-profit educational organization registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In June of 1991, CITE began offering its main program, the three-year, post-secondary Industrial Technician Program (ITP). As of May 6, 2013, CITE has 47 full-time faculty and staff.
CITE has requested the prelature of Opus Dei to provide priests to take care of the spiritual activities of the institution.