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

2014 Winter Inspector General Institute®

We are now accepting applications for our Winter Institute in San Antonio, TX

Inspector General Institute® Professional certification programs offered;

•Certified Inspector General Auditor® (CIGA)
•Certified Inspector General Investigator® (CIGI)
•Certified Inspector General® (CIG) 
2014 Winter- San Antonio, TX – February 24 – February 28 , 2014

Lodging Information

The institute will be held at:

Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk
105 South St. Mary’s Street 
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 270-7799
For hotel reservations, click here 
Hotel Group Number: 2196068
For any additional information, please call our office 212-237-8001