Core Courses



• Congressional Operations Seminar
• Seminar for Executives on Legislative Operations
• Navy Capitol Hill Workshop
• Congress and the Intelligence Community
• Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows
• Congressional Briefing for Army Corps of Engineers 
Congress and Homeland Security
Congressional Briefing for the USDA Forest Service


Congressional Briefing for the USDA Forest Service

(4 days) The purpose of this course is to provide a first-hand understanding not only of congressional process and procedure, but also the “culture” that is the United States Congress. Over the four days, participants will hear from – and be afforded the opportunity to ask questions of – Members of Congress, congressional staff, academic

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March 27 - 30, 2017


Navy Capitol Hill Workshop

The purpose of the Navy Capitol Hill Workshop is to provide a first-hand understanding not only of congressional process and procedure, but also the “culture” that is the United States Congress. Over the four days, participants will hear from – and be afforded the opportunity to ask questions of – Members of Congress, congressional staff,

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April 3 - 6, 2017 ***WAIT LIST ONLY***


Congressional Operations Seminar

This core course provides a comprehensive look at congressional processes and organization, and at how Congress affects the daily operations of every department and agency in the executive branch. The Congressional Operations Seminar, which we have been conducting for more than 40 years, is the first course most participants take with GAI. Like most Government Affairs

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March 6-9, 2017


Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows

This course presents an overview of congressional operations and provides Presidential Management Fellows with a better understanding of how the legislative branch functions-essential knowledge for any federal official who aspires to a leadership position in his or her agency. During the five days, participants will be provided with a comprehensive look at how Congress is

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May 1-5, 2017


Congress and Homeland Security

This four-day course is conducted entirely on Capitol Hill.  It is designed for personnel from the Department of Homeland Security, as well as individuals from any other department, agency or organization with an interest in Congress and homeland security issues.  The purpose of the course is to increase the participants’ understanding of Congress’s role in

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Congress and the Intelligence Community

(4 days) The purpose of Congress and the Intelligence Community is to provide a first-hand understanding not only of congressional process and procedure, but also the “culture” that is the United States Congress. Over the four days, participants will hear from—and be afforded the opportunity to ask questions of-Members of Congress, congressional staff, academic observers,

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May 15 - 18, 2017


Congressional Briefing for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

(4 days) The purpose of this course is to provide a first-hand understanding not only of congressional process and procedure, but also the “culture” that is the United States Congress. Over the four days, participants will hear from – and be afforded the opportunity to ask questions of – Members of Congress, congressional staff, academic

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Congress and Foreign Operations

(4 days) The purpose of Congress and Foreign Operations is to provide a first-hand understanding not only of congressional process and procedure, but also the “culture” that is the United States Congress. Over the four days, participants will hear from – and be afforded the opportunity to ask questions of – congressional staff, academic observers,

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