The Association of Inspectors General presents its Certified Inspector General Auditor® Institute certification program. Participants receive instruction from highly qualified instructors in core competency areas identified by the Association's Board of Directors and Professional Certification Board. The Association awards the designation of Certified Inspector General Auditor® to individuals who successfully complete the certification programs.


The Association has identified ten broad areas of core competency for inspectors general auditors. The Institute program's five-day curriculum covers the following core competency areas:

  • The audit process
  • Professional standards for conducting audits
  • Ethics
  • Internal control
  • Data Analytics and IT auditing
  • Peer review process
  • Identifying and Reporting Audit Accomplishments
  • Fraud Risk Management
  • Statistical Sampling

COURSE LEARNING PROGRAM AND CONTENT:

Audit Process

  • Planning the audit
  • Performing the audit
  • Reporting on the audit
  • Follow-Up

Professional Standards for Conducting Audits

  • Knowledge and understanding the need for standards
  • The importance of standards for auditing
  • Knowledge and understanding the specific standards for auditing

Ethics

  • Nature and role of ethics laws and standards
  • The nexus between IG auditing and ethical issues.
  • Ethics as second nature

Internal Control

  • Importance
  • Assessing
  • Documenting

Data Analytics and IT Auditing

  • Auditor's responsibility for assessing IT risks & controls
  • Impact of IT controls on the overall control structure & business risks
  • Areas to be assessed & risks present

Peer Review Process

  • What to expect
  • How to prepare
  • Reporting results

Identifying and Reporting Audit Accomplishments

  • Types of monetary benefits and non-monetary audit accomplishments
  • Criteria
  • Practical examples

Fraud Risk Management

  • GAO's Fraud Risk Management Framework
  • Applying the Framework
  • Practical Examples

Statistical Sampling

  • When to use statistical vs non-statistical samples
  • How to calculate appropriate sample size
  • How to extrapolate results to the population

We do not require individuals to be vaccinated; however, we strongly recommend that attendees get vaccinated prior to their arrival. While we respect everyone's choice, we recognize that getting vaccinated is the best protection against exposure to or spreading the Covid-19 virus. 



Tuition

  • Tuition - AIG National or National + Chapter Member

    $1,150

    Member Price

    This ticket/rate is available to AIG National or AIG National + Chapter Members accepted into the Institute program.

    Tuition Payment - upon acceptance an invoice will be generated and sent to the admitted student for remittance. Full payment is required prior to the commencement of the course.

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  • Tuition - AIG Non-Member or Chapter-only Member

    $1,350

    Public Price

    This ticket/rate is available to non-members or those holding "chapter-only" memberships accepted to the Institute program.

    Tuition Payment - upon acceptance an invoice will be generated and sent to the admitted student for remittance. Full payment is required prior to the commencement of the course.

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Additional Assistance

Questions? Please contact AIG Program Support at programsupport@inspectorsgeneral.org.


For assistance with membership matters, including updating your contact information or renewal, contact Member Services at memberservices@inspectorsgeneral.org.


For more information regarding refunds, concerns and program cancellation policies please go to:


NASBA-Admin-Policy-Group-Live-07.25.2020.pdf (inspectorsgeneral.org)​ 

Speakers (Subject to Change)

  • Maxene Bardwell (Acting Inspector General at Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission)

    Maxene Bardwell

    Acting Inspector General at Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

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  • Natalie Beckwith (Assistant Inspector General at Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission)

    Natalie Beckwith

    Assistant Inspector General at Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

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  • Kathleen Head (Associate Director of FL University of South Florida)

    Kathleen Head

    Associate Director of FL University of South Florida

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  • Darwyn Jones (Deputy Inspector General, Audit and Program Review at IL City of Chicago OIG)

    Darwyn Jones

    Deputy Inspector General, Audit and Program Review at IL City of Chicago OIG

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  • Joseph Maleszewski (Vice President for Audit and Compliance at Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University)

    Joseph Maleszewski

    Vice President for Audit and Compliance at Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University

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  • Flavio Martinez (Senior Analyst, Forensic Audits and Investigative Service at US Government Accountability Office (GAO))

    Flavio Martinez

    Senior Analyst, Forensic Audits and Investigative Service at US Government Accountability Office (GAO)

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  • Flora Miller (Tran) (Regional Investigator / Accreditation Manager at Florida Dept of Children & Families, Office of Inspector General)

    Flora Miller (Tran)

    Regional Investigator / Accreditation Manager at Florida Dept of Children & Families, Office of Inspector General

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  • Erica Smith (Deputy Inspector General of Audit & Review at LA New Orleans OIG)

    Erica Smith

    Deputy Inspector General of Audit & Review at LA New Orleans OIG

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  • Stephen Street (State Inspector General/President at Louisiana Office of Inspector General/Association of Inspectors General)

    Stephen Street

    State Inspector General/President at Louisiana Office of Inspector General/Association of Inspectors General

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  • Philip Zisman (Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice)

    Philip Zisman

    Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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