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.2021 Course Catalogue
The following courses are open to public enrollment and are offered on an ongoing basis.
Through the Launch Pad Initiative, CSIS develops and delivers a wide range of customized executive education programs and comprehensive leadership training for business, government, and nonprofit 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 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.