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Current Projects

• U. S. Agency for International Development, 2000 – Ongoing

Since 2000, the International Institute has worked closely with USAID to develop and deliver training programs for USAID personnel at USAID missions worldwide. Using the School’s extensive curriculum, training programs have been customized and delivered for more than 2,000 USAID employees. Examples of customized courses include: USAID Financial and Audit Management, Audit Reporting, and Detection of Fraud.

• U. S. Department of Defense, 1990 – Ongoing

Utilizing the extensive curriculum offerings of Graduate School USA, the International Institute regularly delivers training programs to U.S. Department of Defense institutions across the globe, including in Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Guam, and the United Kingdom.

• Chinese Study Tours, 2006 – Ongoing

The International Institute works directly with clients located throughout China in designing, implementing, and evaluating professional study tour programs to the United States to share best practices with their American counterparts. The International Institute also partners with U.S. and Chinese institutions in developing exchange and capacity building programs on a variety of topics.

• Island Training Program, 1991 – Ongoing

The Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI), is a program managed by the Graduate School USA and funded by the Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs. PITI-VITI supports the insular governments of American Samoa, Guam, CNMI, FSM, Palau, the Marshall Islands, and the US Virgin Islands. Learn more about the PITI-VITI program here: http://www.pitiviti.org/

• Indonesia, World Bank Spirit Program, 2014 – ongoing

Graduate School USA’s International Institute hosted delegations of government officials from Indonesia for programs on the Factor Evaluation System and Civil Service Retirement Restructuring. The programs were designed to help the delegates learn about the US systems to inform changes to their own systems. The Graduate School collaborated with World Bank staff to design and implement the programs. The Graduate School was responsible for arranging the details of the training programs which included classroom instruction, guest speakers and visits to federal agencies and other organizations. The programs were funded by World Bank’s SPIRIT Program and the Government of Indonesia.

• GSUSA Connect Teams & Global Ties US Project, 2012 – ongoing

The International Institute develops an annual webinar series for Global Ties U.S.’s network. Global Ties U.S. members include international organizations, national program agencies, and more than 90 community-based organizations throughout the United States. Members design and implement professional programs, provide cultural activities, and offer home hospitality opportunities for foreign leaders, specialists, and international scholars participating in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program and other exchange programs.