The leadership competencies for this course include:
"Peggy Garvin is the 'go-to' Washington expert on how to effectively locate, evaluate and leverage information from federal and state government websites."
-- Sabrina I. Pacifici, Founder, Editor, Publisher, LLRX.com and Author of the blog on law and technology news, beSpacific.com
"It includes important basics - how to think before you begin your research; how to work on unfamiliar topics; what to search and how to evaluate the results - which are not always included in books of this type."
-- Kee Malesky, NPR Reference Libraryy
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This is a sample agenda: the actual topics may differ slightly.
This course and any of its topics are also available as a custom, on-site program anywhere in the United States.
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for up to 20 attendees
The program fee includes program development, faculty, and course materials and presentation at your DC-area location for up to 20 attendees (sponsor provides classroom space, AV, and any breaks and lunch). For an additional fee, we can also provide classroom space in the DC area for up to 20 attendees, AV, breaks and lunch. We will contact you after we receive your registration to finalize details. Registration and payment at least 3 weeks before the course is required so the program can be customized for your specific needs. For more information see FAQs About Our Sponsored Courses.
* = This course can be also presented outside the DC area. Contact us for details.
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Fax the completed form to us at 202-688-2424.
Mail the completed form to us at TheCapitol.Net, Inc., PO Box 25706, Alexandria, VA 22313-5706
This Sponsored Course Requires One Day
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Approved for .6 CEUs from George Mason University.
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All of our courses and workshops include extensive interaction with our faculty, making our courses and workshops both educational and mini-consulting sessions with substantive experts.
Rave Reviews"[This program will] help me manage the massive amounts of info that I receive by giving me tools to be more efficient. Exposed me to resources that I didn't know about and gave me lots of ideas on how to be more efficient and better organized. I will always come back to TheCapitol.Net and encourage my colleagues to do so."
"A number of great resources & computers were helpful to conduct real time research."
"Great resources. I feel excited to go back to work & implement these ideas."
-- Business Development Analyst
"Provides additional avenues to information and new ways to use the web more effectively."
-- Research Analyst, National Marine Manufacturers Association
"I learned some really great techniques and tips today."
-- Public Policy Manger, United Health Care
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This course is taught by faculty who have more than 15 years of Washington, DC research experience.
Select Previous FacultyPeggy GarvinRobert GeeSabrina PacificiRick Ramponi
Also See Legislative History Reference and Research Tools Congressional Documents Online Internet Resources handout from our Legal Research course Legal Reference and Research Tools Legislation and Legislatures, including national and state and local links Online Regulatory Research Resources Quick DC Links - Washington Essentials Real World Research Skills Statutory Construction and Interpretation, Government Series
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