With the object of continuing to support Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in creating and building professional and institutional skills, the OLACEFS Capacity-Building Committee (CCC) announces a call to applicants for virtual courses starting in May 2015.

The virtual courses are as follows:

  • Auditing Housing Projects“, to be held on the virtual platform of Brazil’s SAI from May 21 to June 15. Participants must devote one hour a day to reading contents, performing tasks and taking part in forums.

The registration deadline is May 11, 2015.  Officials wishing to apply should do so as follows:

As well as the deadline date, please bear in mind:

  • Each SAI participating in the Coordinated Audit of Housing Projects, to take place in the ambit of the Public Works Audit Working Group (GTOP), can nominate five officials, which may be increased to seven;
  • Each SAI which is not a part of GTOP can nominate one official per SAI, which may be extended to three.
  • Security of Information in Audits“, to take place on the virtual platform of Brazil’s SAI from May 14 to June 16. Participants must devote one and a half hours a day to reading contents, performing tasks and taking part in forums. Applications from two professionals per SAI is sought.

The registration deadline for the course is May 8, 2015. Registration can be made as follows:

Registration will be confirmed on Wednesday, May 13.

This course is primarily aimed at SAIs and their auditors who are engaged in disseminating the knowledge of the methods and techniques applied in the virtual course to the personnel of their audit institution.

  • Induction to the Virtual Platform“, to be held on the virtual platform and with the virtual tutoring of Colombia’s SAI, from May 25 to June 19, 2015. Participants must devote one and a half hours a day to reading contents, performing tasks and taking part in forums.

The registration deadline for the course is May 15, 2015.

Two officials from each SAI may apply. Registration (duly prioritised) must be made using the registration form by Friday, May 15 at the latest, and sent to: fcucho@contraloria.gob.pe, vromero@contraloria.gob.pe.

More information on the courses can be found here: