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Brookings Institution

Politics and Policymaking

Mar 25—26, 2020
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1995
USD 997 per day

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Description

How can you predict changes in government policies, and what strategies can you employ to leverage these changes? Dive into the policymaking process. Acquire new thinking on policy formulation in the legislative and executive branches of government. And learn how to analyze political trends so you can anticipate and effectively engage in policy debates.

“I now understand the process involved in changing policy. I’m using this information to solve problems for some of our agency’s stakeholders.” – Class participant

OPM Competency: Political Savvy

MSL Credit Hours: 1

Program Benefits:

  • Assess the various drivers of change in the political environment
  • Adopt a framework that increases your impact in policymaking processes
  • Engage in policy networks to more effectively respond to changes in the political environment
Brookings Institution

Inside the White House

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Nov 4—5, 2019
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1995
USD 997 per day
Jun 8—9, 2020
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1995
USD 997 per day

Description

Enacting legislation on Capitol Hill is only one part of the policymaking process. Congress regularly enacts vague laws, leaving policy details to the discretion of executive branch agencies. The policy process also includes the White House agenda — formally, through the budget, or informally, through the president’s bully pulpit. Rules, regulations and executive orders can significantly affect organizations’ bottom line. Examine the many dimensions of executive power and how they affect your enterprise.

“The course provided a window into the White House. Class content created value that I’ll carry forward for the rest of my career.” – Class participant

OPM Competency: Political Savvy

MSL Credit Hours: 1

Program Benefits:

  • Examine current executive-branch priorities
  • Learn who makes policy and how policy is made in the White House, Office of Management and Budget, and government agencies
  • Develop comprehensive organizational strategies that take into account the executive branch's role in policy formulation and implementation