From May 6th to 9th, 2019, Swiss International Health Care, EVO (Swiss Quality Consulting), DKG (German Cancer Society) and OnkoZert jointly organized the first on-site analysis for the Colorectal Cancer Centre of Shanghai General Hospital. Dr. Tanja Volm, medical consultant from EVO was responsible for analyzing and certifying the colorectal cancer centre. Ellen Grißhammer, international accreditation coordinator at DKG, was responsible for the certification system and training. Dr. Rupert Fischer-Lampsatis, gastroenterologist and auditor, focused on data and training. The team conducted a detailed analysis of the Colorectal Cancer Centre at the Shanghai General Hospital one week after the investigation from perspectives of organization, interdisciplinarity, diagnostic procedures, treatment procedures, documentation, and examination results. On May 8th, 2019, a certification training workshop took place at the hospital headquarters. The presenter gave detailed explanations and guidance on various topics of certification such as structure and key elements of certified cancer centres, catalogue of requirements (CoR), audit procedures, evidence-based guideline for colorectal cancer and quality indicators.