2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

CS1-4: MONDAY MARCH 16, 2009, 10:15-11:30 a.m.

Applying SWOT Analysis and Logic Models to Audit Planning, Analysis and...

Michael Binder, CIA, CFE
Deputy Assistant Inspector General, Office of Inspector General,U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Applying SWOT Analysis and Logic Models to Audit Planning, Analysis and Reporting 

  • Discover how to use "SWOT Analysis" to develop strategic plans or audit objectives that add value by addressing known and prospective risks, and by identifying innovative solutions to help auditees meet current and future challenges.
  • Gain an understanding of "Logic Models," which can be used to plan or assess the efficient and effective application of resources in achieving outcome results.
  • Learn how use SWOT Analysis to structure audit reports and recommendations that get buy-in and action by identifying strengths and presenting opportunities to overcome weaknesses and avoid risks.
  • Hear about the two basic questions that can drive individual and organizational success.



Presenter Biography: Michael Binder, CIA, CFE

Michael Binder directs and coordinates the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General (OIG) strategic and annual planning activities; financial management and accountability; audit follow-up program, performance measurement and reporting; policy development and analysis; and internal control assessment process. He previously worked as an auditor/analyst for the Housing and Urban Development OIG, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, and the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Binder is on the faculty of the University of Maryland, Howard Community College, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Graduate School, where he teaches auditing, white-collar crime, management, and finance. He is a former national officer of AGA.

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