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Introduction to ISG Primer
This two-page document provides a brief introduction to ISG as a leader and integrator in global Institutional Capacity Building and includes information about what drives us, how we are organized, our approach to advising and education, and the areas in which we work. For more detailed information, go to the About the Institute and What We Do sections of this site.
Resident Advising Primer
This two-page document provides a brief introduction to ISG’s Resident Advising Program – more commonly known as the Ministry of Defense Advisors (MoDA) program – as well as information about the program’s origin, funding authorization, objectives, scope, and how to access Resident Advising Opportunities.
Non-Resident Advising Primer
This two-page document provides a brief introduction to Non-Resident Advising – ISG’s primary tool for fostering long-term Security Cooperation relationships that support the development of bilateral military capability priorities and fulfill Congressionally-mandated Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) requirements.
Resident & Mobile Education Primer
This two-page document provides a brief introduction to ISG’s adaptable, scalable, and and tailored Resident and Mobile Education, which is offered in a variety of delivery formats, across a wide array of functional areas to address U.S. and Partner Nation security objectives.
Women, Peace, & Security Primer
This two-page document provides a brief introduction to ISG’s work in integrating Women, Peace, and Security principles, enacted by the United States Government, into all of its institutional capacity building programs. Improving the participation of women in peace and security processes, conflict prevention, peacebuilding, and decision-making institutions is part and parcel of enhancing Partner force effectiveness.
ICB Smart Sheets
ISG has developed a series of concise papers, or Smart Sheets, designed to inform USG stakeholders and partner institutions about specific Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) functional or issue areas. Each sheet presents the specific challenge faced, the current state of the field, the role ICB plays in resolving the challenge, and provides ICB best practice recommendations.
This catalog document provides an overview of ISG's unique course offerings that support our education and training objectives. For an interactive, online version of the course catalog, go to the Schoolhouse Information Hub section of this site.
Course Description Sheets
CY22 Resident Course Calendar
The quarterly course offerings in the CY2022 Resident Course Calendar are conducted at ISG Headquarters in Monterey, CA, and span the numerous functional areas.
FY23 Resident Course Calendar
The quarterly course offerings in the FY2023 Resident Course Calendar are conducted at ISG Headquarters in Monterey, CA, and span the numerous functional areas.
FY23 New ISG Course Offerings
These resident course offerings in the FY2023 ISG Course Offerings are conducted at ISG Headquarters in Monterey, CA, and span the civil military relations; conflict, terrorism, and protection; cyber capability; emergency management and resilience, international defense acquisition resource management, logistics capacity building, maritime security, and peacekeeping and exercises functional areas.
ISG Multilateral Virtual Course Offerings
The Multilateral Virtual Course Offerings are conducted in a synchronous or combination synchronous/asynchronous format, and are tailored to the bilateral country or multilateral regional context.
Locate us at ISG headquarters by following this map from Naval Support Activity Monterey. The map also includes directions to other useful services. Note that ISG resides on secure US government property. Access must be arranged in advance.
For complete directions on how to get to ISG, go to the Visit Us section of this website.