The President’s Budget – 1-day course in DC from TheCapitol.Net

The President’s Budget

This course, held each year in mid-February, focuses on the President’s next fiscal year budget proposal released in early February. Our faculty discuss the policy initiatives of the President and how Congress will respond to them.

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Attendees participate in a comprehensive overview and analysis of the President’s most current budget, Congressional response, and appropriations and authorizations process reviews.

The leadership competencies for this course include:

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

Approved for CEUs from George Mason University
Approved for 0.6 CEUs from George Mason University.

February 23, 2011, 8:30 am to 4:15 pm

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.



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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.

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

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