Government Affairs is defined as the process of influencing public policy at all levels of governance for state, local and federal government. Government Affairs along with Public Policy aims to persuade government officials to change or maintain policy to more effectively meet their mission goals. An effective government affairs strategy includes defining how your products or solutions map to legislative issues, appropriations or mandates, identifying legislative champions and building relationships with elected officials, all of which are fundamental pillars in public affairs.
Our Government Affairs & Public Policy learning track will provide you with insight and knowledge needed to navigate the legislative branch which is made up of the Congress and several Government agencies. Congress has two parts: the House of Representatives and the Senate.