CSIS offers year-round educational opportunities for individuals and organizations to increase their knowledge of geopolitical trends, understand the policy ecosystem of Washington, and to expand their personal leadership potential. Our courses bring CSIS’s reputation of analytic rigor and the value of diverse perspectives to life. We design instructional time to be stimulating and interactive, with expert seminars, hands-on application exercises, and professional skill-building sessions, including communications and leadership workshops, case studies, and simulations.
Material covered in our courses is designed to be relevant to both participants’ current profession and future aspirations. All programs are open to professionals from a variety of fields, including corporate, government, nonprofit, military, and academic sectors. We take pride in working with professionals from around the world and building networks of change-makers. While we are looking forward to welcoming executive education participants back to CSIS headquarters in Washington, D.C., we are pleased to offer a variety of courses in a live, interactive, and high-quality virtual format. Please contact us for a custom program inquiry.
The following courses are open to public enrollment and are offered on an ongoing basis.
|AILA International Fellowship||July 12, 2021|
|Belt, Road, and Beyond: The CSIS Belt and Road Executive Course||March 15-19, 2021|
|Crash Course: Trade Policy with the Trade Guys||April 26-27, 2020|
|CSIS Accelerator Series||June 2021 – February 2022|
|CSIS Trinity Fellowship: Enriching the Future of Foreign Policy||September 14 – December 9, 2020|
|The Dynamics and Implications of China’s Rise||December 7-9, 2020|
|Executive Master’s in International Relations||Rolling admissions|
|The Future of Missile Defense||October 4-6, 2021|
|Global Foresight: Preparing for Future Trends||May 3-6, 2021|
|Navigating U.S. Foreign Assistance||April 19-22, 2021|
|Understanding the Russian Military Today||July 21-25, 2021|
|Understanding Washington||March 23-25, 2021|
|Unpacking the Defense Enterprise||June 2021|
|Women’s Global Leadership Program||February 2021 – December, 2022|
CSIS develops a wide range of customized executive education programs and comprehensive leadership training for business, government, and university partners. Each program is tailored to fit a diverse range of needs and features a combination of opportunities including:
- In-depth seminars with global policy experts
- Professional skill-building workshops
- Simulations and case studies
- Site visits across Washington, D.C.
CSIS provides opportunities for rising leadership within U.S. and international government institutions to hone their foreign policy understanding and professional skills. CSIS regularly partners with U.S. government agencies as well as defense and foreign affairs ministries from around the world.
Corporate and NGO Leadership
CSIS combines training in strategic and tactical leadership with geopolitical seminars to help executives understand the growing complexity of major public policy issues, global business implications, and the skills needed to prepare their organizations to face these challenges.
CSIS hosts students from a number of U.S. and foreign educational institutions to inform future leaders about the complexities of foreign policy and the skills and outlook necessary for career success in the global arena.