Advanced Federal Budget Process, 2-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Federal Budget Process
Current Budget Politics and the Federal Budget Process

Who has the most to gain in the budgeting process? Where are you most effective? Where does your power lie in the budget process?

Budget Cuts, by Lena
Budget Cuts, by Lena

Get an advanced understanding of the budget process. Learn how the federal budget process really works from faculty members with years of subject-matter expertise. Study important terminology and get tips to protect your budgetary interests.

We provide a comprehensive overview of current budget politics and the federal budgeting process. So you gain the awareness and guidance necessary to increase your chance of boosting funds and minimizing cuts. Understand the budget resolution process as well as the differences between authorizations and appropriations.

Learn how to recognize various budget documents so you can use them most effectively. We will also review and discuss transparency and accountability in the budget process and OMB’s tools for program performance assessment. Finally, we explore professional online budget research resources.

When: August 6-7, 2012, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm both days

Where: DC Bar Conference Center, 1101 K Street NW, Suite 200 (12th and K Streets NW), Washington, DC (McPherson Square station) Details on course web site.

Approved for CEUs from George Mason University
Approved for 1.2 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.

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