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Training Institute

AI&E Academy FY2022 Training Schedule

As the AI&E Academy continues to implement the Training Institute’s performance support learning approach and virtual development and delivery of programs, its schedule of learning programs and events will be updated accordingly. Please check the schedule for periodic changes.  CIGIE will also notify OIG Training Officers of updates and learning opportunities throughout the fiscal year.  Please read the training program descriptions and requirements carefully to know who should attend and what is expected of participants in Academy training programs. 

Registration: ONLY CIGIE member OIGs can register for fiscal year 2022 Academy training programs. Reference the Directory of CIGIE member organizations if you have a question about membership.  If you are a CIGIE member organization, please click this link to access detailed registration information.

CPE: The Training Institute of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) 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 for providing Group Live delivery only. As such, CIGIE cannot provide NASBA-sponsored CPE for Group Internet delivery until it obtains the appropriate sponsorship from NASBA for virtually delivered learning events. Unless indicated otherwise, CPE are calculated and issued based on Government Auditing Standards (2018 Revision, Technical Update April 2021).

If you have questions regarding the schedule, please email AIE@cigie.gov.

 

Academy Training Programs

Audit Peer Review (APR)

Dates:

Session 1 Dates

Session 2 Dates

Class Number

February 2022

February 2022

APR(V)-2201 and 2202

August 2022

August 2022

APR(V)-2203 and 2204

Program Description: Supports effective performance of CIGIE audit peer reviews per the Guide for Conducting External Peer Reviews of the Audit Organizations of Federal Offices of Inspector (CIGIE Audit Peer Review Guide) in compliance with Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book) that require agencies performing audits to undergo external peer reviews at least once every three years.

Who Can Attend: CIGIE professionals involved in conducting an upcoming external peer review of a CIGIE member or those receiving a review per the CIGIE Audit Peer Review schedule. Per the Audit Peer Review Guide, the reviewing OIG’s team captain is required to attend.

Registration: Individual registration is not permitted.  CIGIE will contact those OIGs scheduled to participate in an upcoming peer review to identify and register participants at least 60 days in advance of the classes and provide detailed information, including the specific class dates, to those participants. Please review the Audit Peer Review schedule to determine when your OIG is scheduled to conduct or receive a peer review. 

Instructional Delivery: Two-part virtual learning program (two 3-hour sessions) delivered through the secure Zoom for Government platform. Participants need to complete pre-course work and homework between the class sessions.

Tuition:  $0

Advanced Preparation: Participants will receive detailed information prior to class.

CPE:  Estimated 7

 

Inspection and Evaluation Peer Review (IEPR)

Dates: 

Session 1 Dates

Session 2 Dates

Class Number

March 2022

March 2022

IEPR(V)-2201

September 2022

September 2022

IEPR(V)-2202

Program Description: Helps ensure that Inspection and Evaluation (I&E) professionals can perform peer reviews following the Guide for Conducting Peer Reviews of Inspection and Evaluation Organizations of Federal Offices of Inspector General (CIGIE I&E Peer Review Guide) in compliance with the CIGIE Quality Standards for Inspection and Evaluation (Blue Book).

Who Can Attend: CIGIE professionals involved in the upcoming peer review cycle per the I&E Peer Review schedule .

Registration:  Individual registration is not permitted. The I&E Peer Review Working Group will contact the OIGs participating in the upcoming peer review cycle at least 60 days prior to the class.  CIGIE will register those individuals identified by their OIG and provide detailed information, including session dates, to those participants prior to the class.  Please review the I&E Peer Review schedule to determine when your OIG is scheduled to conduct or receive a peer review. 

Instructional Delivery: Two-part virtual learning program (session 1 is two hours and session 2 is one hour) delivered through the secure Zoom for Government platform. Participants need to complete pre-course work and homework during the class.

Tuition:  $0

Advanced Preparation: Participants will receive detailed information prior to attending class.

CPE:  Estimated 3

 

Jumpstarting Inspections and Evaluations (IEJS)

Dates:

Session 1 Dates

Session 2 Dates

Class Number

December 7,2021

December 9, 2021

IEJS(V)-2201

March 8, 2022

March 10, 2022

IEJS(V)-2202

June 7, 2022

June 9, 2022

IEJS(V)-2203

August 16, 2022

August 18, 2022

IEJS(V)-2204

Program Description: Exposes participants to the Inspection and Evaluation (I&E) work processes and the I&E Navigator, an online tool to support them in performing their daily I&E work tasks in compliance with the CIGIE Quality Standards for Inspection and Evaluation (Blue Book).

Who Can Attend: I&E professionals who are new to performing I&E work or have not completed an entire inspection or evaluation in compliance with Blue Book standards. (Please note: CIGIE-member audit professionals who only perform work under Government Auditing Standards should not attend.)

Registration: Please click this link to access detailed registration information.

Instructional Delivery: Two-part virtual learning program (session 1 is two hours and session 2 is one hour) delivered through the secure Zoom for Government platform. Participants need to complete pre-course work and homework during the class.

Tuition:  $275

Advanced Preparation: Participants will receive detailed instructions prior to attending the class.

CPE: Estimated 3

 

Driving Inspections and Evaluations (IED)

Dates:

Session 1 Dates

Session 2 Dates

Class Number

October 5,12,19, and 26, 2021

October 7,14,21, and 28, 2021

IED(V)-2201

April 5, 12,19, and 26, 2022

April 7,14,21, and 28, 2022

IED(V)-2202

July 12,19,26, and August 2, 2022

July 14,21,28, and August 4, 2022

IED(V)-2203

Program Description: Builds upon Jumpstarting I&E and engages participants by working through in-depth exercises and application of the processes and tasks involved in performing daily I&E work.

Who Can Attend: CIGIE I&E professionals who have completed an entire inspection or evaluation project from planning through follow up. (Please note: This training is not designed for CIGIE audit professionals who only conduct work under Government Auditing Standards.)

Registration:  Please click this link to access detailed registration information.

Instructional Delivery: Two-part virtual learning program (session 1 is two hours and session 2 is one hour) delivered through the secure Zoom for Government platform. The class meets twice per week for four weeks. Participants need to complete pre-course work and homework during the class.

Prerequisites: Participants must document completion of Jumpstarting I&E to register for this program.

Tuition: $550

Advanced Preparation: Participants will receive detailed information prior to attending class.

CPE: Estimated 12

 

Other Learning Events

Connect, Collaborate, and Learn (CCL) Sessions

Dates: 

Session Dates

Session Number

November 2021

AIECCL(V)-2201

February 2022

AIECCL(V)-2202

May 2022

AIECCL(V)-2203

August 2022

AIECCL(V)-2204

Program Description: Provide a forum for CIGIE audit and inspection and evaluation professionals to come together and share best practices and lessons learned on relevant topics of interest across the communities.  Content discussed will vary by session.

Who Can Attend: CIGIE Audit and I&E professionals.

Registration:  Information shared prior to the sessions.

Instructional Delivery: Virtual learning events delivered through the secure Zoom for Government platform.

Tuition: $0

CPE: Estimated 2

 

Conferences

2022 CIGIE/GAO Financial Statement Audit Conference

Date: 

Conference Dates

Conference Number

TBD

CIGIEFSA-2200

Program Description: Improve knowledge and work performance for financial statement auditors by discussing topics such as Federal financial statement auditing and accounting standards, and Federal financial management.

Who Can Attend:  Financial statement auditors with CIGIE OIGs, GAO, and contracted IPAs.

Registration:  Information shared prior to the conference.

Instructional Delivery: TBD

Tuition: $0

CPE: TBD

 

 

 

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