What is PITI-VITI?
The Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI), is a program managed by the Graduate School USA and funded by the Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs. PITI-VITI supports the insular governments of American Samoa, Guam, CNMI, FSM, Palau, the Marshall Islands, and the US Virgin Islands. Find out more about the PITI-VITI program on the About PITI-VITI page.
IGFOA Winter Meeting
The IGFOA Winter Meeting will be held in Honolulu, Oahu from February 14-16, 2023. Click for details.
APIPA Conference 2023
The 34th annual APIPA Conference will be held in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands in August 2023. Additional details coming soon.
GFOA 2023 Summer Meeting
The 2023 GFOA and IGFOA summer meetings will be held in Portland, Oregon, from May 21-24, 2023. Click for details.
The Grants Management Overview course will provide updated information about grants and cooperative agreements, including the responsibilities of recipients and key tasks that must be completed during the project period. This course will be informative for administrative, finance, and program staff from organizations that are involved with grant implementation. It will also be relevant for new staff on existing grants who do not have extensive experience in grants management.
21 - 25, 2023
Explore the relationship of controls to risk and to processes and systems, the prerequisites for good controls, and techniques for assessing the design and implementation of controls. Become proficient recognizing potential risks and in preparing clear objectives that define what your audit will accomplish using a step-by-step process for planning an audit of controls, the relationship of control weaknesses to the elements of a finding and incorporating findings into audit reports. Simulated real-world practice is provided through numerous public sector case studies and exercises. Assessing risks and controls in performance audits is now required by the 2018 Yellow Book Standards.
24 - 25, 2023
Dec 28, 2022Monique
The Graduate School USA’s Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives held the first session of the 2023 Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) in Guam from December 6-13, 2022. The ELDP was commissioned by the U.S. Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs in 2008 and...More Info
Dec 27, 2022Jason
With funding support from the US Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs, the Executive Leadership Development Program's 2023 cohort convened in Guam from December 6-13, 2022. The ELDP is comprised of emerging public sector leaders from the US-Affiliated Insular areas. Jason...More Info
Posted Jan 14, 2023
This is the insular government presentation template for the winter IGFOA meeting scheduled for February 14-16, 2023, in Honolulu Hawaii. Each insular government should populate this template and prepear to present an update to start th ...More Info