Advanced Courses

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

Advanced Budget and Appropriations Process

The formulation and enactment of the annual federal budget is a highly complex process that has evolved over time and 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

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April 24 - 25, 2024

Advanced Legislative Process

This course is designed to assist participants in identifying, analyzing, and following 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 will help participants

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June 24 - 25, 2024

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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October 28 - 29, 2024

Legislative Operations Training for Congressional Staff

The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) and the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University (GAI) are pleased to announce that registration is open for our joint two-day training on Legislative Operations for Congressional Staff. CMF and GAI have more than 70 years of combined experience explaining how Congress really works to the public, Executive Branch employees,

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Day 1- March 15, 2024 and Day 2- March 25, 2024