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 Executive Leadership Development Program 



Capitol Hill at the Georgetown Law Center Campus, 600 New Jersey Ave., NW,Washington, DC



Who Should Attend:

High-potential energy executives who need to expand their knowledge and understanding of how Washington works and how they can make Washington work for their company. Enhance your leadership skills to take your company to a higher level of accomplishment.

A Learn-by-Doing Approach:

During the executive leadership development training program you will be able to closely observe true experts at work on Capitol Hill, the White House and other government agencies. Ask them questions, discuss their methods and gain a thorough understanding of how to successfully navigate the political and regulatory maze that is Washington, D.C.

The class size will be limited to 40 participants to foster optimum interaction. Advanced education strategies and interactive-learning techniques will be utilized. The cost of this five-day program is only $4,500. The program will be held on Capitol Hill at the Georgetown Law Center Campus, 600 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, DC in their state of art facility.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Carol Browner – Director for the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy in the Obama Administration and Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency during the Clinton Administration.
  • Don Nickles – United States Senator from Oklahoma (1981–2005) and Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee (2003–2005).
  • Phil Sharp – President of Resources for the Future. Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1983 –1995) and served on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Sharp took key leadership roles in the development of landmark energy legislation.
  • Bruce Josten – Executive Vice President for Government Affairs of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the organization’s senior government and political affairs executive.
  • Gregory Casey – President and CEO of BIPAC (The Business Industry Political Action Committee). Casey served as the 34th U.S. Senate Sergeant of Arms and Doorkeeper and as chief of staff to United States Senator Larry Craig. 

What You Will Learn and How It Will Benefit You and Your Company:

  • Explore the workings of federal agencies such as the Department of Transportation, Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and how they can impact your business
  • Learn about the legislative process and how agendas are maneuvered through Congress
  • Explore the political and practical considerations of federal legislation
  • Examine federal policy making using one or more case studies of critical natural gas and gas utility issues
  • Develop and execute a legislative, regulatory and media strategy
  • Learn how to avoid the key pitfalls in advancing legislative and regulatory positions
  • Understand the nation’s capital – timelines and resource needs
  • Discover how Washington institutions can work for and against you
  • Create lasting networking relationships with colleagues from across the country

For more information contact Kevin Hardardt or Lisa Davenport.


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