Testifying Before Congress – Custom, On-Site Training from TheCapitol.Net

Our “Preparing and Delivering Congressional Testimony” course is commonly offered as a 2-day custom on-site training program for executives, scientists, managers, attorneys, and others Testifying Before Congress, by William LaForgewho are involved with preparing for and delivering testimony at congressional hearings.

For more than 30 years, TheCapitol.Net and its predecessor, Congressional Quarterly Executive Conferences, have been training 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 training and publications 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.

Diverse Client Base – We have tailored hundreds of firms, unions, think tanks and NGOs, foreign delegations, associations and corporations, delivering exceptional insight into how Washington works.TM

Experienced Program Design and Delivery – We have designed and delivered hundreds of custom programs covering congressional/legislative operations, budget process, media training, writing custom, on-site training programs for Congress, numerous agencies in all federal departments, the military, law firms, lobbying, legislative drafting, advocacy, research, testifying before Congress, grassroots, and more.

Professional Materials – We provide training materials and publications that show how Washington works. Our publications are designed both as course materials and as invaluable reference tools.

Large Team of Experienced Faculty – More than 150 faculty members provide independent subject matter expertise. Each program is designed using the best faculty member for each session.

Non-Partisan – TheCapitol.Net is non-partisan.

We help your staff and members better understand Washington and Congress.TM

Custom training opportunities give your organization an Catalog from TheCapitol.Netskillsadded advantage, helping new staff quickly fit into any Washington operation. Custom training programs are designed to meet your educational and training goals, each led by independent subject-matter experts best qualified to help you reach your educational objectives and align with your audience.

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Businesses, agencies and military organizations rely on TheCapitol.Net to keep their staff highly effective and aware in the dynamic Washington environment.

Our most customizable course, How Washington Works, will give your staff and members the background and tools to work knowledgeably and effectively in Washington.

Our popular Capitol Hill Workshop and budget training sessions ensure clients stay at the cutting edge at all times. Associations and coalitions also rely on us to increase the effectiveness of their annual Capitol Hill Day / National Advocacy Day / Government Affairs Institute programs.

Our expert faculty includes:

  • Reporters and editors who know Congress inside and out
  • Former Members of Congress
  • Experienced Congressional staff and legislative counsels
  • Policy experts
  • Analysts and scholars





For more than 35 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 on-site 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, 874-4, for custom on-site training. GSA Contract GS02F0192X

TheCapitol.Net is a non-partisan small business.

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