Core Courses



 Congressional Operations Seminar
 Seminar for Executives on Legislative Operations
 Navy Capitol Hill Workshop 

 Air Force Capitol Hill Workshop

 Understanding Congress: Primer for the Intelligence Community
 Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows
 Congressional Briefing for Army Corps of Engineers 
 Congress and Homeland Security
 Forest Service Congressional Briefing sessions

Congress and Foreign Operations


Forest Service Congressional Briefing sessions

(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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September 11 - 14, 2018


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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October 1 - 5, 2018


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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October 1 - 4, 2018


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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December 3 - 6, 2018


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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TBA Spring 2019


Understanding Congress: Primer for the Intelligence Community

This 4-day class is conducted entirely on Capitol Hill. It is designed for personnel from the various component organizations of the Intelligence Community, as well as individuals from any other national security or military department, agency or organization who have a need or  interest in understanding Congress’s organization and internal processes and the institution’s role in overseeing intelligence

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May 20 - 23, 2019


Air Force Capitol Hill Workshop

The purpose of the Air Force 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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September 24 - 27, 2018


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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TBD Spring 2019