2015 Winter Certified Inspector General Institute®

The Virginia Beach Institute

We are now accepting applications for the Virginia Beach – Certified Inspector General Institute® which runs from Feb 23rd to 27th, 2015.

Certified Inspector General Institute® Professional certification programs offered:

•Certified Inspector General Auditor® (CIGA)
•Certified Inspector General Investigator® (CIGI)
•Certified Inspector General® (CIG) 
Payment can be made online after acceptance.
Application: If you wish to apply, please use one of the following applications and checklist as appropriate:-
Hotel Information
Click here for the Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel Registration Webpage
Click here for the Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel homepage
Phone: 1-800-325-3535
Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8231
The Group rate is $94.00/night
All applications MUST be received by Feb 6th, 2015.

Inspector General Institute®

The Association of Inspectors General presents its Inspector General Institute® certification programs.  Participants receive instruction in core competency areas identified by the Association.  The Association awards the designation of Certified Inspector General® , Certified Inspector General Investigator® and Certified Inspector General Auditor® to individuals who meet the eligibility requirements regarding education and experience, and successfully complete the certification programs.


The Association has identified six broad areas of core competency for inspectors general and their senior staff. The Association’s five-day curriculum covers the following six core competency areas:

  • Context of the inspector general function
  • Ethics
  • Legal issues
  • Office management issues
  • Investigating fraud, waste, and abuse
  • Audits, inspections, and reviews


The Association has identified ten essential areas for inspector general auditors.

  • The audit process
  • Professional standards for conducting audits
  • Ethics in audits
  • Working with investigators
  • Internal control
  • Forensic auditing
  • IT auditing
  • Peer review process
  • Identifying and reporting monetary benefits
  • Contract auditing


The Association has identified seven essential areas for inspectors general investigators.

  • The investigative process
  • Professional standards for conducting investigations
  • Ethics in investigations
  • Legal issues
  • Procurement fraud and computer crime
  • Investigative techniques
  • Working with auditors