February 2012 The ASOSAI Secretariat. ASOSAI’s Endeavour: Capacity Building for All. Outline. Overview Capacity Building Programs Challenges/Recommendations. ASOSAI . Established in : 1979 with 11 members No. of Member SAIs : 45 SAIs (as of February 2012) Objectives :
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The ASOSAI Secretariat
Capacity Building for All
- Language, culture, the levels of national per capita,
development, and transparency inthe public sector.
∴ Members’ audit capacity differ widely from one to another.
- More than a half of the member SAIs are ODA recipients of
the OECD. (28 member SAIs listed in the DAC list as of 2012)
☞ Least developed and low income: 9 SAIs
Lower-middle income: 9 SAIs
Upper-middle income: 10 SAIs
- “To provide facilities for training and continuing education for
government auditors with a view to improving the quality of their
- Goal 1: “Institutional Capacity Building”
- Goal 2: “Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Services”
More than 95% of the budget has been used for ASOSAI-sponsored
capacity building activities since 1992 when ASOSAI launched capacity
building programs for its member SAIs with its own funds.
ASOSAI Training Activities
Seminar for Knowledge Sharing
IDI-ASOSAI Cooperation Program
Target: Member SAIs that are
eligible for IDI assistance and have
not participated in IDI program of
other Regional Working Groups
to strengthen organizational
capacity of member SAIs
Frequency: depending on program
Target: Junior/middle auditors of all member SAIs
To provide basic audit knowledge
Frequency: every year
Target: Middle/senior audit
Managers of all member SAIs
Purpose: To share knowledge and
Frequency: every alternate year
JICA-sponsored ASOSAI Seminar
Target: Middle/senior audit
Managers of SAIs eligible for JICA
Purpose:To share knowledge and
Frequency: every year
- Conducts surveys regularly to study the members’ training needs
- Formulates a multi-year training plan based on the survey results
- Diversify the contents of programs to respond to challenging
environment (i.e. incorporating ISSAIs & other global guidelines)
- The Training Administrator implements the plan under the direction of
the Governing Board and in cooperation with the Secretary General
- Programs are customized based on:
(a) participants’ level of experiences
(b) areas of the participants’ interests
- The Training Administrator: Course Evaluation for workshops/seminars
- Participants: Report
1. Provides various training programs on a regular basis:
- Annual workshop and biennial seminar
- A plan to increase the number of training programs is being developed by the Secretariat and the Training Administrator.
2. Covers a broad range of topics based the results of training needs
survey and on global guidelines, such as the ISSAIs, the GOVs.
3. Disseminates course materials through the ASOSAI website.
4. IDI-certified ASOSAI training specialists are employed.
E-enabled Blended Training Program for Trainers (2007-2009)
- 32 training specialist from 15 SAIs --- to enhance staff capacity
Program on Quality Assurance Financial Audit/
Quality Assurance Performance Audit (2010-2011)
- ASOSAI co-finances the translation and publication of the QAPA
handbooks with the IDI --- Partnership
Program on Development and Implementation of Strategic Plan(2011-)
- Launched with an aim of enhancing the target SAIs’ capacity for strategic planning of target SAIs.
IDI E-learning Program (2012- )
- Will participate in the program on Risk-based Approach for Financial Auditing.
ASOSAI Long-Term Regional Training Program
- Conducted to establish training infrastructure of ASOSAI/ individual member SAIs by generating training specialists from target SAIs
- Results : 27 training specialists (1997-2000)
32 training specialists (2002-2004)
JICA-sponsored ASOSAI Seminar (ongoing)
- Offered to develop institutional capacities of 14 target SAIs through knowledge-sharing seminars (2006-)
capacity building programs
Goal 1 Institutional Capacity Building (ASOSAI SP 2011-2015)
Goal 2 Knowledge sharing and knowledge services
(ASOSAI SP 2011-2015)
According to its Strategic Plan for 2011-2015, ASOSAI plans to establish more and diverse capacity development programs in order to meet the diverse needs of its member SAIs.
- seek more active cooperation with external donors at bi- and multi-lateral level to further help the member SAIs in developing countries enhance their audit capacity (partnership);
- promote peer-to-peer and South-South cooperation, so as to bring more effective results to capacity-building programs of ASOSAI; and
- establish online training programs.