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Brookings Institution

Insider’s Budget Process

Feb 10—11, 2020
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1995
USD 997 per day

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Description

Examine the federal budget process and the formulation of the president’s budget, the congressional budget and appropriations. Receive a comprehensive overview of the policy decisions involved. Determine how to best position your organization during funding decisions. And learn how nongovernmental organizations engage in important budget deliberations.

“Now, I’m much better prepared to work successfully with the White House, the Office of Management and Budget, and Congress to achieve my agency goals.” – Class participant

OPM Competency: Political Savvy

MSL Credit Hours: 1

Brookings scholars, policymakers, foreign diplomats, and corporate professionals are the types of speakers who will share their insights within this course.

Program Benefits:

  • Navigate complex administration and congressional budgetary processes
  • Understand the components of the federal budget and how they drive policy decisions
  • Review potential policy changes for both discretionary and nondiscretionary spending
Brookings Institution

Inside Congress: Understanding the Legislative Process

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Sep 16—19, 2019
4 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 2075
USD 518 per day
May 4—7, 2020
4 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 2075
USD 518 per day

Description

Acquire behind-the-scenes knowledge of Capitol Hill and the legislative process. Engage with current and former members of Congress, congressional staff members, media correspondents, lobbyists, and other key decision makers. Walk the corridors of the Capitol. Observe floor action in both houses of Congress. Attend congressional committee hearings. And gain in-depth understanding of how Congress really works.

“It was interesting to learn the nuts and bolts of how Congress really works from a diverse group of insiders. The course deepened my understanding of the U.S. government.” – Class participant

OPM Competency: Political Savvy

MSL Credit Hours: 1

Brookings scholars, policymakers, foreign diplomats, and corporate professionals are the types of speakers who will share their insights within this course.

Past speakers from this course include:

  • Sergio Aguirre, Founding Partner, WestExec Advisors; Former Chief of Staff to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nation; Former Director, National Security Council, The White House; Former Brookings LEGIS Fellow
  • The Hon. Bob Carr, Executive in Residence, Brookings Executive Education; Former Congressman (D-MI), United States House of Representatives
  • Nancy Cordes, Chief Congressional Correspondent, CBS News
  • Kelly Dixon, Director of Legislative Operations, Office of the Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), U.S. House of Representatives
  • The Hon. David Vitter, Co-Chairman, Mercury LLC; Former Senator (R-LA), United States Senate

Program Benefits:

  • Understand the processes and pressures that drive Congress
  • Gain an awareness of current policy issues and how they affect you
  • Develop the ability to work more effectively with the legislative branch
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