OIG Audits in the Federally Funded Research Environment

(90 minutes) This webinar will provide a description of the function of Offices of Inspectors General (OIGs), the OIG’s that impact the research community, and 2019 OIG audit plans.  Participants will hear specific information related to the NSF OIG, regarding how auditees are selected and changes to the audit process.  Case studies describing common audit findings will also be presented.

Cynthia Hope, Assistant Vice President for Research & Director of Sponsored Programs, The University of Alabama, NCURA Distinguished Educator
Ken Lish, Supervisory Audit Manager, National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General

Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites:  Participants will want a familiarity with financial audits and an interest in understanding the Inspector General audit environment as it relates to federally funded research.

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Non-Member Price: $118

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  • Participants will gain an understanding of  how the NSF OIG audit process works and the best ways to minimize the expenditure of resources during an audit.
  • Participants will understand common audit findings identified by the NSF OIG and how to avoid them.

Cynthia Hope

Assistant Vice President for Research & Director of Sponsored Programs

The University of Alabama
NCURA Distinguished Educator

Ken Lish

Supervisory Audit Manager

National Science Foundation
Office of Inspector General

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