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Professional Development

Auditing Gender-Based Analysis+ (GBA+)


Course Objectives

Always wanted to know more about GBA+ concepts and how to include these concepts in your audit work?

This course will teach you the essentials of auditing GBA+, the rationale for incorporating gender equality and gender issues into audit work, and key knowledge and tools to audit gender equality, gender-based analysis+ and gender mainstreaming.

Who Should Participate?

This course is intended for legislative and internal auditors who want to acquire knowledge and become familiar with tools to conduct a performance audit of GBA+ and related initiatives in government.


This virtual course is delivered over 1 day. The course includes a mix of instructor-led content, interactive exercises, and break-out sessions.

Course Outline

Day 1 | 6 hours

  • The Case for Auditing Gender Equality and GBA+
  • Gender   Gender Equality Key Concepts
  • Government Commitments   GBA+ Requirements
  • Gender Equality and GBA+ Audit Criteria – What to audit
  • Evidence Collection – Disaggregated Data Sources

This course will require 1 hour of individual work outside course hours.

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Member: $499
Non-Member: $699

Note: Prices are per person for virtual courses only. Price for in-person courses can be provided upon request


“This course was excellent and will be very helpful for the development of our next iteration of our Risk-Based Audit Plan (RBAP), in which we are expecting to add GBA+ as an element of program audits and/or as a stand-alone audit.”

“It was great, really appreciate all the extra resources and tailoring the course to our department.”


To request a dedicated offering for your office, please contact training@caaf-fcar.ca.

Note: The course outline above is provided as a guide. Number of hours include teaching time and breaks.


Course hours can be submitted for CPE or CPD credits, subject to approval by IIA, CPA Canada, or other professional associations.