Client Agencies

Washington DC Based Classes

Three-Day Congressional Briefing

Four--Day Congressional Operations Seminar

Two-Day Federal Budget Process Seminar

National Policy Seminar

Forest Service Four-day Seminar

Client location Field Classes

Two-Day Congressional Briefing Seminar 

Two-Day Federal Budget Process Seminar


One-Hour Webinar Updates are available for all of the above classes

Designed for informing leadership teams and line officers on the current Congress.

Our Courses*

 *These seminars will specifically address the competencies of External Awareness, Political Savvy, and Partnering as defined by the Office of Personnel Management:**

 External Awareness - Understands and keeps up-to-date on local, national, and international policies and trends that affect the organization and shape stakeholders' views; is aware of the organization's impact on the external environment.

Political Savvy - Identifies the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization. Perceives organizational and political reality and acts accordingly.

Partnering - Develops networks and builds alliances; collaborates across boundaries to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals.

** Office of Personnel Management Leadership Competencies.

"Woods Institute's books on Congress are clear, concise, quick reads for the busy person"

"These seminars and webinars on Congress present the most up-to-date, useful information on the U.S. Congress."

"This class demystifies congressional operations for the average citizen."