The Washington Campus Corporate PresentationPresentation Transcript
Providing Executive Education About How Washington Works and What Issues Matter www.washcampus.edu
How the US government REALLY works
Who holds the decision-making power in the legislative, regulatory, and oversight processes
What issues are likely to impact your business strategy, growth, and profitability
How to ethically and effectively engage all employees in advancing the goals and policy priorities of your company
Our Mission More than just a civics lesson, The Washington Campus helps corporate executives, managers, and employees understand:
The Washington Campus programs help participants understand that what happens in Washington has a direct impact on them as individuals and on your company as a whole. Moreover, our programs lead participants to the understanding that a successful corporate advocacy strategy requires not just the expertise of your capable government affairs team, but also the support, participation and engagement of every employee, manager, and executive in the company. President & CEO of Bayer Corporation, Gregory S. Babe, thanks Senator John D. Rockefeller (D - WV) for speaking in a program developed for Bayer’s top executives.
Our Programs The Washington Campus customizes each program to meet your needs and address the legislative and regulatory issues that most profoundly impact your company.
Program Length : Three to five days
Program Content : Clients work with staff to select from a large array of educational sessions including:
core sessions on the structure and function of government
core policy sessions
specialized policy, legislative and regulatory sessions
advocacy strategy sessions
site visits to key government agencies
Program Speakers : senior Washington decision-makers who speak from personal experience and share their insider knowledge
Benefits of Participating in a Washington Campus Program
Development of effective business strategies that incorporate and address potential changes in legislation and regulation
Better understanding of the competing interests that influence policy maker decisions, so that your company can better target its policy message
Greater employee engagement in government affairs activities and strategies, including PAC participation
Introduction to the advocacy strategies and tactics used by your competitors and policy adversaries
Increased commitment to longer-term advocacy efforts
Early awareness of potential legislative and regulatory changes…while there is still time to influence the outcome
Attending The Washington Campus program will help promote these typical outcomes within your organization:
Some of Our Clients Aetna Inc. American Cyanamid Company American Leadership Forum Aventis Crop Science Baltimore Gas & Electric Company BASF Corporation Bayer Corporation, Pharmaceutical Division Bayer Corporation, Bayer Health Care Partners Bayer CropScience Bayer MaterialScience Bell Atlantic CBS Inc. Centel, Inc. Citicorp Dayton Power & Light Company The Dow Chemical Company Dow Corning Corp. DowElanco The Duke Endowment The DuPont Pharmaceuticals Co. Eastman Chemical Co. Eastman Kodak Co. Glaxo Wellcome Inc. W.R. Grace & Co. GTE Corporation Hospital Corporation of America International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) ICI Americas Inc. John Deere, Inc. John Hancock Financial Services John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co. John Hancock Institute on Life Insurance and Government [People’s Republic of China] Johns Manville Corp. MCI WorldCom, Inc. Miles Laboratories The New England Financial North Carolina Hospital Association Nova Chemicals Pfizer Inc. Providian Corp. Public Service Electric and Gas Co. Quorum Health Group Rhone-Poulenc SCANA Corp. (South Carolina Electric & Gas) Shell Oil Company Siemens Corporation South Carolina Hospital Association Sun Microsystems, Inc. Syntex Corp. United Technologies Corporation USG Corp. WakeMed Health & Hospitals The World Bank Zeneca Pharmaceuticals AACSB-The International Association for Management Education American Bakers Association American Chemistry Council American College of Healthcare Executives American Council of Life Insurance American Gas Association American Hospital Association American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Animal Health Institute Edison Electric Institute Human Resources Management Association of Chicago Industrial Development Board of Northern Ireland Italy-U.S. Business Council of Washington, D.C. National Association of College and University Business Officers The Illinois CPA Society Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association Society for Human Resource Management
“ ...Like it or not, the private sector executive may spend one-third or more of his time dealing with the government.”
The Honorable L. William Seidman Chief Commentator, CNBC/Financial News Network Former Chairman, FDIC A Word From Our Founder
But Our Former Clients and Students Say It Best! "The Washington Campus program is tailored specifically to our company with the major focus on how understanding the Washington legislative and regulatory process can help us achieve our strategic business goals. Our senior executives attend the program and find it extremely helpful, concise and well planned." Jean Reimers Director, Government Relations Bayer CropScience “ The Washington Campus grabbed my attention from the first presentation which detailed how bills originate and circulate through the Houses of Congress and the pressure points of interest to the business community. Class discussions were strategic, diverse, and well reasoned between diverse industry representatives. I will highly recommend to my business school as a useful addition to a well-rounded education.” Ryan Fallini Baseband Hardware Manager Sierra Wireless America
“ I feel like I’ve gained a 360 degree insight into how business works in Washington.” Nakia Magazine Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Abbott Laboratories “ This one action has been the single most important trip in my business career.” Wes Caldwell CDMA Customer Operations Nortel Networks But Our Former Clients and Students Say It Best!
“ Presentations were amongst the best I’ve heard, on any topic, in the past 10 years.” Dr. Healy West Lawson Chief Medical Officer WakeMed Health & Hospitals “ I had high expectations coming in - I would say this program exceeded them!” Colin Murphy Senior Consultant Deloitte But Our Former Clients and Students Say It Best!
Ron Elving, Senior Washington Editor for National Public Radio, speaks to participants about the role of the media in shaping public policy.
Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) speaks to participants about current issues facing Congress.
Ms. Ann Lindsay discusses Federal environmental regulations with Washington Campus participants during their site visit to EPA headquarters.