Government Auditing Standards 2018 Revision1This course will include a review and update of chapters pertaining to performance auditing, including planning, fieldwork, and reporting standards.REGISTER TODAY1 Auditing Standards 2018 Revision
Knowledge Brief1This knowledge brief discusses the vital importance of strategic public assets (SPAs). It points to the role of internal audit within public sector entities that are responsible for cross or inter-government response and recovery of SPAs in the event of natural or man-made disasters or threats to the operations of SPAs.LEARN MORE1 Brief
Maintaining an ERM Program1In a government setting, the ERM process can become complex. Learn approaches for establishing and maintaining an ERM program, and where management and internal audit can collaborate and where they should remain distinct. LEARN MORE1 an ERM Program
Knowledge Brief1Public sector auditors must maintain independence and objectivity in order to uphold the integrity of the role they play for the public good. It comes down to a balancing act between staying involved and engaged and staying independent.LEARN MORE1 Brief



Fall 2019 Public Sector Virtual Symposium<p><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Join us for a dynamic virtual symposium specifically designed for the public sector auditor. Attendees will learn about emerging risks in 2020.</p><img alt="" src="/centers/psac/news/PublishingImages/Virtual-Symposium.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />5/13/2019 4:00:00 AM 2019 Public Sector Virtual Symposium
Grant Auditing in the Public Sector<p>​Nearly 350,000 federal grants were issued in 2018, a 32 percent increase from the previous year. The escalating number of public sector grants requires both new and experienced internal auditors to reinforce their knowledge.<br></p><img alt="" src="/centers/psac/news/PublishingImages/PSAC-GRANTS-85-100.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />4/9/2019 4:00:00 AM Auditing in the Public Sector
Podcast: Unusual Public Sector Audit Follows a (Candy Wrapper) Trail<p>​John Wszelaki is joined by Gwinnett County Public School Chief Audit Executive Glenda Ostrander discussing a very unique audit she performed involving candy and soda sales.<br></p><img alt="" src="/centers/psac/news/PublishingImages/Podcast-85-100.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />4/9/2019 4:00:00 AM Unusual Public Sector Audit Follows a (Candy Wrapper) Trail

ACGA HomePublic Sector Audit Center​​​​


Welcome to the Public Sector Audit Center (formerly the American Center for Government Auditing), the premier resource for auditors in the public sector. Supported by The IIA — the internal audit profession’s global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator — the Center was established to provide public sector auditors with low-cost, high-quality professional development; networking opportunities for knowledge sharing among public sector stakeholders; and ongoing, timely, and relevant reporting on trends, benchmarking, and thought leadership in the profession. The Center is committed to advancing the professional practice of auditing in the public sector by aggregating industry news, innovations, and key insights into a singular resource. Learn more or check out our frequently asked que​​stions​.​