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Certified Government Auditing Professional® (CGAP®) Exam Syllabus — Domain III

Government Auditing Skills and Techniques (20-25%)

(P) = Candidates must exhibit proficiency (thorough understanding; ability to apply concepts) in these topic areas.

(A) = Candidates must exhibit awareness (knowledge of terminology and fundamentals) in these topic areas.

A. Management Concepts and Techniques (A)

B. Performance Measurement (P)

C. Program Evaluation (A)

D. Quantitative Methods (e.g., statistical methods and analytical review) (P)

E. Qualitative Methods (e.g., questionnaires, interviews, and flow charts) (P)

F. Methods for the Identification and Investigation of Integrity Violations (P)

G. Research/Data Collection Techniques (P)

H. Analytical Skills (e.g., distinguish between significant and insignificant information) (P)

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