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Event Details

The Association of Inspectors General presents its Inspector General Institute® Certified Inspector General Inspector/Evaluator® 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 Inspector/Evaluator®to individuals who are selected to attend and successfully complete the certification program.


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

  • Professional standards for conducting inspections/evaluations
  • Inspection/evaluation process
  • Types of inspections/evaluations
  • Evidence collections, analysis, and documentation
  • Ethics and IG inspections/evaluations
  • Working with investigators and auditors
  • Peer review process


Professional Standards for Conducting Inspections/Evaluations

  • Knowledge and understanding the need for standards
  • The importance of standards for inspections/evaluations
  • Knowledge and understanding the specific standards for inspections/evaluations

Inspection/Evaluation Process

  • Planning the inspection/evaluation
  • Performing the inspection/evaluation
  • Reporting on the inspection/evaluation
  • Follow-Up

Types of Inspections/Evaluations

  • Compliance
  • Performance
  • Combination and variations

Evidence Collections, Analysis, and Documentation

  • Types of evidence
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Analysis of the value and use of evidence
  • Documentation

Ethics and IG Inspections/Evaluations

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

Working with Investigators and Auditors

  • Coordination and communication
  • Similarities/differences
  • Joint projects

Peer Review Process

  • What to expect
  • How to prepare
  • Reporting results

Instructional Delivery Method: Group Live

CPE Credits: Attendees are eligible to receive 33-35 CPE credits, depending on the final agenda. Please contact AIG Program Support ( for a detailed breakdown of CPE credit by Field of Study.

Program Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: Intermediate. Please see Eligibility Criteria. All Attendees are approved by the AIG Professional Certification Board.

Advance Preparation: None


For assistance with registration or technical matters, contact AIG Program Director Michael Castrilli at

For assistance with membership matters, including updating your contact information, or renewal, contact Membership Services Specialist Judith Ness via e-mail at

To request a refund, file a complaint, or to view our complete administrative policy regarding this program, please click:​​

The Association of Inspectors General is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors​​.

Aug 14 - 18, 2023 (CDT)

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151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois

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Questions? Please contact AIG Program Support at

For assistance with membership matters, including updating your contact information or renewal, contact Member Services at

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

NASBA-Admin-Policy-Group-Live-07.25.2020.pdf (​