Data Reliability Assessments

If a federal agency wishes to issue a report that has findings, recommendations or conclusions, and states that they comply with GAGAS, then a data reliability assessment must be performed. This course offers an approach for performing the data reliability assessment. The course uses the methodology proposed by GAO (09-680-G) and expands the course with hands-on discussions from real-life experiences.

Learning Objectives

This course covers:

  • What is a data reliability assessment and when is it required?
  • What are the three judgment options in the data reliability assessment report?
  • How to test and document in accordance with various requirements
  • How to scope the data reliability testing to a manageable level

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  • Field(s) of Study

    Auditing (Governmental)

    Course Length

    1 day

    Course Level



    Heyman, Jack

    CPE Hours


    Group Cost

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