2024 Inspector General Institute: August 12-16, in New York City

The Association of Inspectors General presents its next Inspector General Institute® certification programs – August 12-16, 2024 in New York City at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Hotel accommodations can be booked using the AIG room block rate at the Fairfield Inn and Suites or the Empire Hotel.  Please use these hotel links to secure your rooms. Space is extremely limited so we encourage you to book as early as possible.

Participants receive instruction from highly qualified instructors in core competency areas identified by the Association.  The Association awards the designation of Certified Inspector General®, Certified Inspector General Investigator® , Certified Inspector General Auditor®, and Certified Inspector General Inspector/Evaluator® to individuals who meet the eligibility requirements regarding education and experience, and successfully complete the certification programs.

All applications and supporting documents must be submitted electronically. Each program application is unique to its particular course and is not interchangeable. Click on the program name for the application and details.

Certified Inspector General® 

Certified Inspector General Investigator® 

Certified Inspector General Auditor®, and

Certified Inspector General Inspector/Evaluator® 

Please click here to download the Certification Eligibility Form that must be submitted with your application.  

Institute Hotel Accommodations

Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Manhattan/Central Park and The Empire Hotel NYC are the official hotels for the August 2024 Institute. Both are convenient to John Jay College of Criminal Justice (524 W 59th Street), where classes will take place. Both hotels are offering GSA rates via the links below. Please use these links to book your rooms. Rooms are extremely limited, so please book early.

Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Manhattan/Central Park for $225 USD per night (excluding taxes and fees) 538 West 58th Street New York, New York 10019 Click here to book your room at Fairfield Inn

The Empire Hotel for $209 USD per night (excluding taxes and fees) 44 W 63rd Street, New York, New York 10023. (This hotel is a convenient 10-12 minute walk to John Jay College, and it is located in a fantastic area with restaurants and activities) Click here to book your room at Empire Hotel

The Professional Certification Board will accept applications from two new categories of applicants. The new “cross-training track” and “non-OIG” categories will expand the Institutes® availability to the highly sought-after inspection and oversight training. Click here to read more.

Applicants are responsible for ensuring that they satisfy all eligibility requirements.

All applications are reviewed by the Association’s Professional Certification Board and accepted applicants will be notified of their acceptance and the next steps in processing.

If you have any questions, please email us at programsupport@inspectorsgeneral.org


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 nine essential areas for inspector general auditors.

  • 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


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


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

Instructional Delivery Method: Group Live

CPE Credits: Attendees are eligible to receive 33-35 CPE credits, depending on the final agenda per each course. Please contact AIG Program Support (programsupport@inspectorsgeneral.org) 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 Support at programsupport@inspectorsgeneral.org.

For assistance with membership matters, including updating your contact information, or renewal, contact Membership Director Judith Ness via e-mail at memberservices@inspectorsgeneral.org.

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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 www.NASBARegistry.org​​.