Are you ready for a presidential transition? Whether you work for a federal agency, embassy, or
NGO, efforts at planning a 2020 transition, regardless who wins the presidential election, are starting to take shape well before November. Presidential transitions have a unique set of rules and practices, and can create important opportunities.
We can customize
online for your group via Adobe Connect. Topics can include:
Formal pre-election requirements of the Presidential Transition Act, 2019 Presidential Transition Enhancement Act, and recent OMB/White House guidance.
Establishment of teams, points of contact, transition materials, and interagency councils.
Dates, deadlines, and deliverables.
If the Administration is reelected:
Planning for a second term with fresh eyes and outlook
Assessing first-term experiences, priorities, and unfinished business
Identify new opportunities and challenges
If a new Administration is elected, understanding priorities and best practices for:
Establishing initial points of contact with the incoming team
Identifying career officials to serve in acting roles during the transition
Identifying actions and decisions needed in the first 30/60 days of the new administration
Preparing transition briefing materials
Preparing to assist new appointees and leadership team
Navigating the appointment, confirmation, and personnel approval systems
Understanding the appropriate roles of career staff and political appointees during the transition.
How to lobby as an outside interest during the transition.
Custom versions of this
Presidential Transitions program can be presented on-site or live online
using Adobe Connect, and can be tailored for executives, managers, military officers, technical staff, attorneys, analysts and others who need a solid overview of
Presidential Transitions. This workshop is designed for executives, federal employees GS-13 and above, military officers, supervisory personnel, SES, and Leadership Development participants.
For government agencies before or after the
For NGOs including foreign delegations, trade associations, and others, before or after the election
Presidential Transitions course is normally a 3 to 4 hour program, presented
All custom training is tailored for each organization and audience. Topics from this program can be combined with topics from our other programs and with topics from your existing training programs.
Sample agendas of different versions of
our programs tailored for previous custom clients are available:
1-day "mini" Capitol Hill Workshop 2-page PDF
See our Sample Agendas page for more.
All staff who must deal with the Executive Branch will gain valuable insight and perspective.
This program is most effective for between 25 and 35 attendees.
Our selected client list includes clients who have purchased custom training, sent staff to our public programs and who have purchased our publications.
A team of independent subject matter experts.
include relevant handouts.
Length and Location
3 to 4 hours. This program is
held live on-site or online using Adobe Connect.
The fee for this program depends on the number of attendees, length, and training materials. Call us for details, or complete our custom program information request for more information.
What 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.
The program 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.
If presented online, we will supply the Adobe Connect seminar room
For live, on-site programs, 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 cost.
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Payment methods we accept for custom training include checks and EFT/ACH.
All custom training from TheCapitol.Net is tailored for each organization and audience. Topics from this program can be combined with topics from our other programs and with topics from your existing training programs.
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A team of independent subject matter experts teach this intensive seminar.
To help you publicize and market a custom program to your organization's audience, we can provide printed materials and language for your own internal promotion and publicity.