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Key/OIG Leadership Development Certificate

The Key Office of Inspectors General Leadership Development Certificate (Key/OIG) is a highly competitive program for leaders within Offices of Inspectors General nationwide. Designed for both new leaders (GS-13 or GS-14 who have not had formal leadership development opportunities) and experienced leaders (long time GS-14 or GS-15 leaders how may or may not have had formal leadership development opportunities), the Key/OIG Leadership Development Certificate expands the effectiveness of these offices by honing the leadership capacity of individual managers.

The Key/OIG Leadership Development Certificate is based on the Key philosophy. In order to develop the skills necessary to succeed in the rapidly changing environment, the Key program is conducted in a safe and respectful environment where students practice leadership and management skills, increase leadership capacity through feedback, and learn about major issues through real-life case scenarios.

Application Process

All Key/OIG students are sponsored by their offices for this elite leadership training. Leaders, GS-13 and above, are eligible to be nominated by their office.

OIG agencies are encouraged to identify applicants at any time for any session posted on the ignet AU/CIGIE training schedule up to 60 days prior to the first day of the first week of class.

Applications will not be accepted later than 30 days prior to the first day of the first week of class.