Preparing and Delivering Congressional Testimony, 1-day course in Washington, DC

Preparing and Delivering Congressional Testimony

For Agencies, Military, Businesses, NGOs, and Associations

How to Prepare to Testify at Oversight, Legislation, Celebrity, CEO, and Confirmation Hearings.

This course is designed to help anyone involved with preparing or delivering testimony before a congressional committee — whether working in an agency, the military, business, an NGO, or an association — to prepare and deliver that testimony more effectively at authorization hearings, budget and appropriations hearings, agency and business congressional oversight hearings, celebrity hearings, CEO hearings, and confirmation hearings.

Our experienced faculty explore all aspects of testimony preparation including research, persuasion and the proper structure of both written and oral testimony. Participants learn delivery and listening techniques, ways to deal with anxiety and best practice techniques for addressing both Q&A sessions and challenging situations.

July 19, 2012, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm.

Where: Location in Washington, DC will be announced on course web page before course.

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

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This course and any combination of its topics can be tailored for custom on-site presentation at your location and is available via the GSA Schedule.

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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