Mini Calendar



Preparing and Delivering Congressional Testimony

(2 days) Federal officials must, on occasion, provide testimony before congressional committees. In order to be most effective in representing agency programs, testimony needs to be prepared and delivered with a clear understanding of the complexities of the congressional hearing process. This workshop is intended to provide a comprehensive understanding of congressional hearings, and to

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May 11 - 12, 2017


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 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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June 5 - 8, 2017


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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Working and Communicating More Effectively with Congress

(2 days) This course is designed to provide federal officials with a comprehensive understanding of how to work more effectively with congressional staff. The 2-day workshop focuses on the various components of communicating with staff, educating staff, as well as responding to congressional correspondence, as well as on the specific skills needed to be most

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June 14 - 15, 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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June 19 - 23, 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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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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June 26 -27, 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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June 28-29, 2017


Congressional Justifications Workshop

(2 days) In the current era of tight discretionary budgets across the federal government for nearly all departments and agencies, it is crucial that agency personnel understand how congressional funding decisions are made affecting their programs. The unique component of the course is a workshop that features individualized instruction in which participants receive intensive, hands-on

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July 6 - 7, 2017


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April 2017
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March 26, 2017 March 27, 2017

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service
March 28, 2017

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service
March 29, 2017

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service

Congress and Intelligence Policy

Congress and Intelligence Policy
March 30, 2017

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service
March 31, 2017 April 1, 2017
April 2, 2017 April 3, 2017

Navy Capitol Hill Workshop

Navy Capitol Hill Workshop
April 4, 2017

Navy Capitol Hill Workshop

Navy Capitol Hill Workshop
April 5, 2017

Navy Capitol Hill Workshop

Navy Capitol Hill Workshop

Congressional Power and Presidential Authority

Congressional Power and Presidential Authority
April 6, 2017

Navy Capitol Hill Workshop

Navy Capitol Hill Workshop
April 7, 2017 April 8, 2017
April 9, 2017 April 10, 2017 April 11, 2017 April 12, 2017 April 13, 2017 April 14, 2017 April 15, 2017
April 16, 2017 April 17, 2017 April 18, 2017 April 19, 2017 April 20, 2017 April 21, 2017 April 22, 2017
April 23, 2017 April 24, 2017

Congressional Operations Seminar

Congressional Operations Seminar
April 25, 2017

Congressional Operations Seminar

Congressional Operations Seminar
April 26, 2017

Congressional Operations Seminar

Congressional Operations Seminar

Congress and National Security Policy

Congress and National Security Policy
April 27, 2017

Congressional Operations Seminar

Congressional Operations Seminar
April 28, 2017 April 29, 2017
April 30, 2017 May 1, 2017

Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows

Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows
May 2, 2017

Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows

Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows
May 3, 2017

Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows

Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows
May 4, 2017

Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows

Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows
May 5, 2017

Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows

Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows
May 6, 2017