Government and Military

Government Training Solutions

Government Training Solutions

The Protocol School of Washington provides solutions that will help your government agency or military organization achieve its goals for staff training, cross-cultural and intercultural intelligence, and professional development. Trainings are conducted online or onsite.



Government Training Around the World: Onsite or Online

The Protocol School of Washington’s team of master trainers, who are subject matter experts, have provided protocol and etiquette training to thousands of government and military personnel in the United States, the United Arab Emirates, and worldwide. Training is available in the modality and timeline that meets your organization’s needs. The Protocol School of Washington is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training ( and is a GSA Schedule contractor.

We offer private onsite and online sessions of our certificate programs for additional flexibility for deployed military and civilian personnel overseas. These programs can be delivered in their entirety -- resulting in a certificate of completion -- or adjusted to concentrate on key area topics and learning objectives.

Examples of customized training services available to government and military personnel include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing business etiquette and executive dining tutorials for senior military officers, Senior Executive Service (SES) leaders, and senior enlisted personnel.
  • Instructing government and military leaders on intercultural etiquette, professional communications, and cultural awareness.
  • Preparing government and military staff for hosting VIPs including flag placement, precedence, seating arrangements, and logistics management.
  • Preparing government meeting planners and special event teams to host VIPs, international delegations, and distinguished guests.
  • Providing personal diplomacy, professional presence, leadership development, and business etiquette for emerging government leaders and military staff.
  • Instructing administrative and support staff on the protocol and etiquette for official events and international business meetings.
  • Leadership development and cultural awareness training for public affairs, international affairs, and foreign affairs professionals.




The Protocol School of Washington offers a wide range of consulting services that complement our core certificate courses and customized training programs. These services are available onsite or online. Examples of consulting services we provide include, but are not limited to:

  • 1:1 coaching for executives and senior management on professional attire, cross-cultural communication skills, hosting and official entertaining, and interacting with international delegations and visitors.
  • Consulting for special events such as providing guidance on titles and forms of address for VIP guest lists and invitations, seating arrangements based on precedence, correct flag displays, official gifts review, and the sequence of events for ceremonies.
  • Developing protocol manuals to include the framework for establishing a protocol department, the process for planning visits and events, creating corporate-wide protocol guidelines, and producing custom-branded digital solutions (photos and videos).
  • Providing staffing services that include drafting position descriptions, developing the organizational design for protocol departments, sourcing potential candidates from the school’s graduate database, conducting initial interviews, and providing quantitative and qualitative assessments on short-listed candidates to facilitate selection process.

Please contact us for additional information or a custom consultation.



Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
Duns Number: 837698513
Cage Code: 1FXZ4
Registered with: SAM, GSA & SBA

General Services Administration:
Professional Services Schedule (PSS) Contract
Professional and Management Development Training (SIN 611430) | Ancillary Supplies and/or Services (SIN Ancillary)

Authorized Federal Supply Schedule Pricelist

611430 Professional and Management Development Training
611699 All Other Miscellaneous Schools and Instruction
611710 Educational Support Services
541611 Administrative Management Consulting Services

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