GAO Center for Audit Excellence

​Additional Learning Resources

GAO Center for Audit Excellence

GAO Center for Audit Excellence (CAE) is offering fee-based open enrollment courses at GAO.  Current course topics include performance auditing, internal control, Yellow Book changes, choosing audit methodologies, and drafting and reviewing reports.  The courses are taught by former GAO senior managers and executives with years of experience directing audit teams and managing the design and implementation of complex audits. The interactive courses use a combination of approaches, including lectures, video clips, large and small group discussion, and hands-on group activities. The classes are open to U.S. citizens who are employees of CIGIE member OIG offices. CPE certificates will be provided. View course offerings and register by visiting the new Center for Audit Excellence webpage: . CAE will continue to provide courses to groups of employees at an organization’s worksite, which can be customized to meet specific needs. Contact CAE at or call (202) 512-7100 for more information.

The Department of Defense’s National Defense University

The Department of Defense’s National Defense University ( offers several accredited, 15-hour graduate certificates of potential interest to the OIG workforce (  They include: 
·Chief Financial Officer
·Chief Data Officer
·Chief Information Officer
·Cyber Leadership
·Information Technology Program Management 
General Eligibility Criteria:
·Bachelors Degree with at least a 3.0 GPA 
·GS-13/O-4/equivalent or above
·Government Affiliation (e.g., DoD or Civilian Agency Personnel)
To Apply Contact:
Office of Student Services
College of Information and Cyberspace  
National Defense University
Fort Lesley J. McNair, Bldg 62, Marshall Hall 300 
5th Ave SW, Washington, DC 20319
Tel (202) 685-6300          
Fax (202) 685-3974