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Schedule at a Glance

Federal Budgetary Policies and Processes


  • Apr 20-24, 2020 at Bolger Center, Potomac, MD, Tuition: $6185  (#24672)   REGISTER
    Online Session: March 20 - April 17, 2020; Residential Session: April 20 - 24, 2020
    Start Time: 8:30 AM | End Time: 5:00 PM
    Residential course includes meals and lodging


Often the success of your organization is dependent on your ability to develop a sound budget and secure support from top Government executives and members of  Congress. This blended course will help you understand the political, policy and macroeconomics forces that affect the preparation of budgets and their approval. 

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn from current and former senior U.S. Government budget officials
  • Understand the relationship between the Executive and Legislative budget and appropriations processes
  • Examine current processes for incorporating program performance into Federal budgets
  • Improve your skills in effective budget preparation, presentation and defense

Who Should Attend

Program managers, budget professionals and executives who want to gain insight and improve their skills of the Federal budget process

This course meets one of the requirements for the Manager, Executive and Professional levels of the Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Certificate program. For more information go to the LEAD certificate  page.

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Unless stated otherwise (under the date of the program) lodging and meals are included in the tuition. Lodging starts the first evening of the program and is provided the evening the program ends.