Governor of the Eastern Province Sponsors the Launch of Al Fozan Academy at King Fahd University

Nov. 5, 2017  |   Events

His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz

On Tuesday, 14th of November 2017, under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Province, the Al Fozan Academy for the development of non-profit organization leaders celebrates the inauguration of its headquarters at KFUPM.

The aim of the Academy is to train the leaders of non-profit organizations in the best international practices, and was created in response to the urgent need for the professional development of the non-profit leadership as an initiative by KFUPM Center of Excellence for the development of non-profit institutions and Al-Fozan Social Foundation.


The Academy offers specialized training courses, Practicing Certificates in non-profit sector, advanced diploma programs, executive MBA for non-profit sector, and external scholarship programs.

The Academy is looking forward to develop partnerships with prestigious international universities specializing in the non-profit sector. It seeks continuous cooperation with senior specialists in the third sector and follows the scientific and applied methodology in building, implementing and evaluating the offered programs, seeks local and international accreditations for the programs and applies KFUPM academic quality standards at its programs.


KFUPM Center for Excellence in the Development of Non-Profit Organizations and Al-Fozan Social Foundation, initiated the establishment of a specialized academy to serve the non-profit sector, drawing on international expertise to develop many academic programs and to support the role of the Ministry.

The Academy strives to achieve leadership in the management of non-profit organizations through the development, design and implementation of professional programs for the development of non-profit organizations leaders in a number of different disciplines, followed by the establishment of EMBA program based on the best international practices and professional model.


The Academy will build the capacity of the Kingdom non-profit organizations by providing an environment for transferring experiences and exchanging international, regional and local expertise and attracting experts and trainers with a high level of experience in this field.