All of our programs and any combination of their topics can be tailored for on-site training for your organization.
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:
- Capitol Hill Workshop – Congressional Operations Briefing
- Federal Budgeting
- Media Training
- Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing
- Technical Writing for Government and Business
- Testifying Before Congress
- Effective Briefings: The Art of Persuasion
- Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments
For more than 35 years, TheCapitol.Net and its predecessor, Congressional Quarterly Executive Conferences, have been training professionals from government, military, business, and NGOs on the dynamics and operations of the legislative and executive branches and how to work with them.
Diverse Client Base – We have tailored hundreds of custom on-site training programs for Congress, numerous agencies in all fifteen federal departments, the military, law firms, lobbying 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 skills, 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 a non-partisan small business.
We help your staff and members better understand Washington and Congress.TM
Custom training opportunities give your organization an added 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.
See our Capability Statement.
For more information about custom, on-site training from TheCapitol.Net, see TCNCustom.com
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.
Choosing custom training from TheCapitol.Net means you:
- Professionally train staff or members dealing with Congress and legislative matters
- Cut travel time and expense
- Organize training to align with your schedule
- Ensure topics meet staff and member needs and organizational training goals
- Discuss sensitive or proprietary issues in confidence
- Integrate your own presentations among our topics
- Have organization-specific issues addressed by our expert faculty
Our customized course materials serve as an invaluable reference delivering ongoing value. Course materials can include the Congressional Deskbook, Media Relations Handbook, Real World Research Skills, Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook, Testifying Before Congress, Lobbying and Advocacy, Persuading Congress, and the Congressional Directory–among others.
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 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.
Teaching how Washington and Congress work ™