Advanced Federal Budget Process, 2-day course in Washington, DC from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Federal Budget Process 2-day course

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Learn how the federal budget process really works from faculty members with years of subject-matter expertise. Study important terminology and understand budgetary interests.

We provide a comprehensive overview of current budget politics and the federal budgeting process. So you gain the awareness and guidance necessary to increase your chance of boosting funds and minimizing cuts. Understand the budget resolution process as well as the differences between authorizations and appropriations.

Learn how to recognize various budget documents so you can use them most effectively. We will also review and discuss transparency and accountability in the budget process and OMB’s tools for program performance assessment. Finally, we explore professional online budget research resources.

The online budget research sources we reference are located at

The leadership competencies for this course include:

  • Accountability
  • External Awareness
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Financial Management
  • Political Savvy

December 6-7, 2010, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm both days

Approved for 1.2 CEUs from George Mason University.
Approved for CEUs from George Mason University

Where: Washington, DC

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This course and any combination of its topics can be tailored for custom on-site presentation at your location.

For more than 40 years, TheCapitol.Net and its predecessor, Congressional Quarterly Executive Conferences, have been teaching professionals from government, military, business, and NGOs about the dynamics and operations of the legislative and executive branches and how to work with them.

Our custom on-site and online training, publications, and audio courses include congressional operations, legislative and budget process, communication and advocacy, media and public relations, testifying before Congress, research skills, legislative drafting, critical thinking and writing, and more.

TheCapitol.Net is on the GSA Schedule, MAS, for custom on-site and online training. GSA Contract GS02F0192X

TheCapitol.Net is now owned by the Sunwater Institute.

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