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Delivering the Message to Congress
Learn powerful techniques that can make a real impact on the
Hill with support from the media, press briefings and
conferences. Course topics include the use of technology,
development of rapid issue response and the importance of
timing. Instructors explore how Congress really works and
ways to better understand the environment, organization and
language of Capitol Hill.
"Very valuable course." staff member, U.S. Marshals
"It separated the 'wheat from the chaff' for me. I only have a
certain amount of time and this has helped me understand what's
important, and conversely, what is less important."
staff member, U.S. Marshals Service
How a Bill Becomes A Law
This program defines the many stages of the legislative
process, specifically how legislation is crafted on Capitol
Hill. This course discusses the U.S. House of
Representatives and how its rules let a determined majority
work its will while the Senate gives each Senator tremendous
power and influence. Our instructors examine the political,
procedural and technical factors that influence the final
outcome -- passage or defeat of legislation.
"Having speakers with objective institutional memory was invaluable
for gaining perspective on the politics of the legislative process!"
staff member, The McAdam Group, Inc.
Lunch and Learn
Our two-hour "Lunch and Learn" sessions offer groups the ability to train staff in a time- and cost-efficient manner.
TheCapitol.Net offers several two-hour lunchtime trainings and can cusotmize any of our courses and topics for your organiztion.
Media Covers Capitol Hill, the White House and Federal
This program offers
an explanation of the parties comprising the Washington press corps
and how they cover the big beats in DC. Instructors address
How forthcoming with information are these institutions?
What role does the media play in shaping their policy
debate and decisions?
"[I gained] the ability to garner 'real-life' experience from the
speakers who have actually been there." Budget Analyst,
U.S. Marine Corps
The Political Landscape of the Current Congress
A highly regarded political analyst examines the current
Congress and briefly reviews the accomplishments and
failures of the previous one. This program also explores
current power structures in the House and Senate, as well as
the personalities and agendas of the major players. Faculty
discuss the dynamics of the next election and how it might
impact current Congressional power structures.
"The information that was obtained was very current and was
significantly more thorough and detailed than that available from
any other organization. This was a wonderful program -- the
information was current and addressed the great sweeping changes we
will face in the years ahead." staff member, Federated
what some of the attendees at our custom programs say
about our custom training.
Program fees depend on the location, number of
attendees, length, and training materials. Call us
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is included in the fee?
TheCapitol.Net tailors each program to meet your
training and educational objectives. Before we issue
a cost proposal,
we will work with you to tailor a program to meet
your training objectives.
fee includes pre-program development and design,
materials for your internal marketing and promotion,
all course materials, and
faculty chosen for your topic and your audience
at the time and location you choose.
Our custom program clients provide the
classroom/meeting space, all audio visual equipment,
any food and beverages, all registration functions,
and travel arrangements for attendees. When the
program is held outside the Washington, DC metro
area, travel arrangements for faculty can be made by
the client or by us.
We can also provide meeting space,
online venue, audio visual
equipment, food and beverage, registration, and
travel arrangements, though this affects program
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