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. Join us for an open enrollment course at CSIS headquarters in Washington, D.C. or 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||April 20-24, 2020 / September 21-25, 2020|
|Belt, Road, and Beyond: The CSIS Belt and Road Executive Course||March 11-13, 2020 / September, 2020|
|Crash Course: Trade Policy with the Trade Guys||March 2020 / September 2020|
|CSIS Accelerator Series||April – December, 2020|
|Executive Master’s in International Relations||Rolling admissions|
|The Future of Missile Defense||March 2020 / September 2020|
|Understanding Space Security||May, 2020|
|Understanding Washington||March 9-12, 2020 / June 8-11, 2020 / October 5-8, 2020|
|Unpacking the Defense Enterprise||December 9-11, 2019|
|Women’s Global Leadership Program||February – December, 2020|
- 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.Custom Program Inquiry