Working with Congress for Federal Executives

Overview

Understanding Congress and learning how to develop strategies to establish your improve your working relationship with the Legislative Branch so you can respond appropriately to directives. Your increased understanding of Congress will come not only from studying policy development, but also the politics and personalities that effect legislators.

You will examine the key decision-makers in Congress, methods of influence on Congress, and the separation of powers grounded in our Constitutional framework..  A case study will be used to probe the ins and outs of working with Congress. Visits with key players in the Capital Hill environment are supplemented by a a mix of activities including group discissions, breakouts and the case study.

How will you benefit?

Learn about the key actors in Congress and their motivations Understand the electoral pressures on members of Congress Examine the make-up and relative importance of committees and staff Determine the key Congressional decision makers affecting the Executive Branch Explore how and why special interests lobby Congress Develop strategies to better deal with Congress as a Federal executive
 

Who should attend?

SES members, GS-15s and their equivalents in local, state and international government
 

Length

3 days
 

College credits

N/A
 
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Location:    Washington, DC
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Tuition: $2,870
Class ID: 24732

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