Advanced Courses



• Advanced Budget and Appropriations Process
• Advanced Legislative Process
• Executive – Legislative Branch Relations

Executive – Legislative Branch Relations

(2 days) Executive – Legislative Branch Relations is designed for anyone who has a need for an in-depth understanding of the myriad forms of interaction between the executive and legislative branches. The course covers the theoretical foundations of the relationship between the branches and focuses specifically on the executive branch role in the lawmaking process,

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February 27-28, 2017 ***WAIT LIST ONLY***


Advanced Budget and Appropriations Process

(2 Days) The formulation and enactment of the annual federal budget is a highly complex process that involves thousands of individuals in both the executive and legislative branches. Both the House and the Senate must vote on the annual Budget Resolution, as well as on the annual appropriations measures. But the process begins when an

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March 13 - 14, 2017


Advanced Legislative Process

(2 Days) This course is designed to assist participants in identifying, analyzing, and tracking legislation at the various stages in the legislative process. It provides an in-depth, detailed understanding of legislative procedure and strategy for individuals who already have a good working knowledge of the basics of Congress and the legislative process. This two-day course

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March 15 - 16, 2017


Legislative Operations for Congressional Staff

The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) and the Government Affairs Institute (GAI) at Georgetown University are pleased to announce the creation of their first joint multi-day training in “Legislative Operations for Congressional Staff” to be launched in June. The newly launched course is designed for current legislative staff who want to deepen their skill sets or move

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TBD 2017