Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in Washington, DC from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations

This engaging course explores basic congressional budget process concepts along with key players, their roles and relationships. Learn about discretionary and mandatory spending, the budget resolution and reconciliation process. Students also learn about the relationship of authorization and appropriations legislation. Hear real, modern-day examples that illustrate the process, and gain ample time to discuss concerns and roadblocks encountered with the budget process.

This course covers:

  • The big picture of federal budgeting and spending
  • The crucial difference between authorizations and appropriations
  • What to expect and when in the budget process
  • The relationship between appropriations and the budget resolution
  • Using Internet resources to track and research congressional budget action

The online budget research sources we reference are located at TCNBudget.com

The leadership competencies for this course include:

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

December 1, 2010, 8:30 am to 4:10 pm

Approved for .6 CEUs from George Mason University.
Approved for CEUs from George Mason University

Where: Washington, DC

More details and secure online registration: CongressionalBudgeting.com

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



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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.

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