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The State Auditor’s Office sponsors CPE-eligible financial trainings periodically throughout the year. These trainings are geared toward financial officers and are offered free of charge to Vermont state employees, school officials, and local officials.

Trainings are announced on this page 2-4 weeks in advance. There are no trainings scheduled at this time.

If you would like to be added to the list for announcements and registration information, please send an email to

Past Trainings - Agendas and Materials

Date Topics
June 13, 2024 FFATA and Single Audit
May 9, 2024 Grant Management, VT Bulletin 3.5 (Purchasing & Contracting), and GASB
March 12, 2024 SOC Requirements, Impact of Ethics and Fraud, and Economic Trends/Pensions
November 14, 2023 Ethical Challenges, Multi-generational Workforce, and Strategic Thinking
October 12, 2023 Personal Development, GASB and Audit Training
August 10, 2023 Performance Auditing and Behavioral Ethics
June 8, 2023 ARPA Wrap-Up, Subrecipient Monitoring, and Project Management
May 11, 2023 Audit Documentation, Advanced IT Audit, and Fraud Risk
April 13, 2023 Procurement, Leadership, and Forensic Analytics
March 14, 2023 Risk Assessment and Internal Controls
September 15, 2022 State of the States, State Budget Construction, GASB Updates and ARPA Treasury Reporting
August 12, 2022 System and Organization Control (SOC) Reports, Behavioral Ethics
May 13, 2022 Productivity and Time Management, Contentious Communication
April 14, 2022 IT Controls and Audit Procedures, Fraud Prevention and Detection
March 10, 2022 GASB 87 Leases, Single Audit Update, ARPA
February 8, 2022 Risk Assessment & Control Analysis, Quick Response Audits, Reimagining Your Workforce
November 10, 2021 OMB Updates, Public Records, Ethics
August 5, 2021 Cybersecurity, Vendor Fraud, IT Cost Savings
June 8, 2021 GASB Updates and Governmental Financial Statements
May 13, 2021 Developing Adaptable Employees, Effective Risk Assessments, Organizational Accountability
April 6, 2021 Single Audit, Meetings that Work, Leadership
November 12, 2020 CARES Act Update, Perspectives on Federal Audits, Risks of Occupational Fraud
October 8, 2020 Forecasting in a Pandemic, State Budgeting, Performance Measurement, Analysis in Excel
September 10, 2020 Ethics, Federal OMB Updates (Grants and Agreements) Agenda only
August 13, 2020 CARES Funding Updates, Maintaining Internal Controls During COVID, and Audit Implications from COVID (Agenda only)
June 23 & 25, 2020 Single Audit 2020 Updates, Cybersecurity in State and Local Government, and more  (Agenda only)
September 5, 2019 Financial Reporting for the Public, Ethics for Accountants, more
May 30,2019 Internal Controls, Conflict in the Workplace, Report Writing, Contract Auditing, more
April 18, 2019 Single Audit for the Non-Auditor, Internal Controls, Writing in Plain Language, more
April 25, 2018 Introduction to CLA, the ACFR, and the Single Audit
August 30, 2018 Audit Findings and Effective Responses, IT Security, Managing a Multigenerational Workforce