Advanced Courses



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

Advanced Budget and Appropriations Process

(2 Days) 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

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June 5 - 6, 2018


Advanced Legislative Process

(2 Days) 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

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June 25 - 26, 2018


Legislative Operations for Congressional Staff

In 2016 The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) and the Government Affairs Institute (GAI) at Georgetown University launched the joint multi-day training in “Legislative Operations for Congressional Staff”. We are pleased to announce that another iteration of this successful session will be conducted again in June 2018: Day 1 on June 4 and Day 2 on June 15.

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June 4 (Day 1) and June 15 (Day 2)


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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