Research Tools and Techniques: Refining Your Online and Offline Searches, 1-day course in Washington, DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Research Tools and Techniques: Refining Your Online and Offline Searches

What to do when you’re told, “Find out about this!”

A Needle in a Hay Stack
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This course helps anyone responsible for research at any Washington-area organization, whether an agency, association, business, elected official or nonprofit. It is designed for anyone who wants to improve their online and offline searches.

Are you among the 80 percent who haven’t received research skills training? Our faculty offer a minimum of 10 years’ experience in performing research in Washington.
You’ll gain:

  • An overview of online searching, telephone and email research
  • A review of legislative, judicial, regulatory, factual and international research
  • A review of public and private information sources

Research is a fundamental job requirement of many jobs in Washington, DC, and our research skills courses can help you perform this work more efficiently and more effectively, contributing to better job reviews and promotion possibilities.

June 9, 2011, 9 am – 1 pm

Approved for .4 CEUs from George Mason University.
Approved for CEUs from George Mason University

Where: Goethe-Institut, 812 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC (Gallery Place / Chinatown Metro stop)

For more information, including agenda and secure online registration, see WashingtonResearchSkills.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 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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