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Center for Audit Excellence


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The Center for Audit Excellence (CAE) offers training, technical assistance, and other products and services to audit organizations to build capacity and foster effective accountability. Since opening in 2015, CAE has provided high-quality, fee-based services to numerous federal, state, local, and international organizations in the United States and around the world. Read more about CAE in the About Us section below or in our brochure: for an interactive version, or for a printable version.

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Training Options

CAE offers both open enrollment and group-based training on a wide array of audit-related topics. Training is delivered by highly experienced former GAO senior managers and executives with expertise in numerous audit-related topics.

Open-Enrollment: US citizens who work for the federal government or state and local audit organizations can register. Virtual courses are now available!  For questions on open-enrollment courses or help with registration, contact us at or (202) 512-4499. You can register for courses here. 

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Group-Based and Customized Training: CAE can also provide courses to groups of employees at an organization’s worksite. In some cases, customized training can be developed to meet an organization’s needs. To request group or customized training, contact us at or call us at (202) 512-7100.

CIGIE Training Institute: CIGIE also offers specialized training for auditors and others.

Check out our video on the establishment of the Center for Audit Excellence:

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