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|Capitol Hill Day/National Advocacy Day|
When your members, staff, grassroots advocates or constituents visit Washington or meet with their elected representatives, they need specialized training in how Congress works and effective advocacy on Capitol Hill. More
|How Washington Really Works|
We can customize this frank discussion for government and industry groups who have a stake in the political and policy debates in Washington. More
Our Congressional Operations courses discuss leadership, how a bill becomes law, how Congress really works and how it works with the White House. Your staff will gain insight into federal agencies and the media. More
Our Federal Budgeting courses help your staff understand the congressional and federal budget process, and the difference between authorizations and appropriations. More
Your staff or members will gain practical skills and get guidance in ways to productively work with Members of Congress or congressional staff in person or through advocacy efforts. They will learn what works and what doesn't, along with actions that can help and hurt your cause. More
These popular courses show your staff how the White House and OMB work with both agencies and Congress. You'll research regulations and rules while gaining practical knowledge about the regulatory process. More
Custom versions of the Capitol Hill Workshop are given for executives, managers, military officers, technical staff, attorneys, analysts and others who need a solid overview of Congress. More
This program is designed for staff who prepare written testimony, prep witnesses for testifying, or plan to deliver testimony. More
Our Writing Workshops can you improve your staffs most important job skills: written communication. More
Gain practical, real-world research skills that your staff can put to use immediately. They will discover ways to use print and online resources from professionals who understand legislative, legal and regulatory research. More
Our Media Training courses show your staff how to work productively with the media as part of their ongoing education and advocacy. Your attendees receive supportive text and materials including our Media Relations Handbook. More
Our communication and advocacy training teaches your staff or members how to develop their message, improve their writing and advance their presentation skills. This training helps anyone who needs a writing refresher, is preparing or delivering congressional testimony, is presenting executive briefings or trying to persuade their colleagues or congressional staff. More
These comprehensive overviews help your staff or members understand the new Congress, Presidential transitions, Presidential budget review, or Capitol Hill. More
Hundreds of Custom Training Programs
Businesses, associations, 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 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
- We can provide custom training on-site or online
- 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 Congressional Procedure, 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.
- Reporters and editors who know Congress inside and out
- Current and former Members of Congress
- Experienced Congressional staff and legislative counsels
- Policy experts
- Analysts and scholars
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from George Mason University are available upon request for many of our custom training programs.
See our Sample Agendas for a few examples of programs tailored for our custom clients, and see what our clients' staff and members say about our custom training.
Would you like to discuss the many ways TheCapitol.Net custom training services can increase the effectiveness of your organization? Please contact us.
Still Have Questions?
- Please see our extensive FAQs About Our Custom Training.
- For more information about our training tailored for your organization:Call us: 202-678-1600
"A seminar from TheCapitol.Net is one of the best ways to learn from the experts about how Washington really works."
TheCapitol.Net is a non-partisan firm, and the opinions of its faculty, authors, clients and the owners and operators of its vendors are their own and do not represent those of TheCapitol.Net.URL: www.TheCapitol.Net/CustomPrograms
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