Capacity Building

NGOs, social enterprises and companies can benefit from tools developed at KUSIF and be business cases where those tools are executed on. KUSIF also plans to help the NGOs and social enterprises overcome unique leadership and management challenges. At present, KUSIF has been running two programs regarding increasing the capacity of the community and the civil society to overcome leadership and management challenges.

Civil Society Capacity Building

Koç University Works with civil society for capacity building:

  • Koç University and ICBA (International Capacity Building Alliance) Project
Koç University and International Capacity Building Alliance Training Program

Koç University Graduate School of Business, Koç University Social Impact Forum and Novartis Oncology Business Association held ICBA International Capacity Development Alliance for the first time in Turkey.

Koç University Graduate School of Business, ICBA education project was launched in 2010 to ensure the implementation for the first time in our country. In 2011, Koç University Graduate School of Business and the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, Novartis Oncology, began working with the patient associations to enlighten them about the right way to access and aims to give participating associations for working methods and experiences.

ICBA project focus is to enable and encourage the creation of a sustainable partnership between non-profit organizations in given priority countries and the School of Business. Prestegious and respected School of Business around the world intend to increase development solutions for patient groups under the subject of “Corporate Social Responsibility”.

Koç University Graduate School of Business offers education to leaders of cancer fighting patient association at this year, for the first time within the scope of the project. Novartis Oncology develops the program "Patient Associations Capacity Building" with the cooperation of Fundação School of Business and Institute of GESC at Brazil. This program is being carried out in 19 countries including the USA, UK, Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands and Greece. Acromegaly Life Association, Europa Donna Turkey, Young Accumulation Association, Memeder-Breast Health Association, Health Foundation of Hope, Hope and Prevention Society in Trabzon, HASVAK, Istanbul Cancer Patients and Caregivers Association, Leukemia and Cancer Patient Health Education Association and the Association of Cancer patients participated in training which are being done in Turkey. Officials of patient association receive two full-day training sessions on the weekends at İstinye Campus of Koç University.

Trainings are offered in two-month intervals with 3 modules. Main topics of the trainings are the Strategy and Strategic Management, Project Management, Marketing and Social Communications, Financial Resources Management, Fund Raising, Quality Management and Human Resources Management.

CLICK FOR THE GALLERY CLICK FOR THE GALLERY CLICK FOR THE GALLERY CLICK FOR THE GALLERY CLICK FOR THE GALLERY CLICK FOR THE GALLERY CLICK FOR THE GALLERY CLICK FOR THE GALLERY CLICK FOR THE GALLERY