Sabanci University, aspiring to become a global reference point for education with a mission of “creating and developing together”, founded its Executive Development Unit in July 2002 to correspond to the growing need to merge theoretical and practical knowledge with local values while keeping track of the latest developments in the business world.

Having an educational concept of development as a process, EDU applies this principle in providing flexible and modular learning programs to improve the management competencies of businesses.

EDU designs its programs together with faculty, managers, consultants, experts, management training institutions and through the formation of university partnerships. The transfer of expertise is based on applying theoretical knowledge to the business situations in Turkey. 

EDU focuses on management concepts such as “Strategy”, “Leadership”, “Innovation”, “Change”, “Sales” and “Management”; provides added value to managers and organizations through delivering knowledge that has direct impact on corporate development and business results. 

With programs offered in Management Training, Sales and Retailing, Change, Globalization and Marketing; with consulting services given by experts in their domain; with a team specialized in creating and managing corporate academies having a broad holistic management viewpoint, EDU promises to deliver value added to companies it engages in learning partnerships.