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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.

We do not currently have an open offering for this course. Please email us to let us know you are interested in this course and we will notify you as soon as we set a date for the next offering.



Member: $599
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.