Schedule of Activities on the RPGIAM Rollout

A. Capacity-building trainings on the RPGIAM as issued under Circular Letter (CL) No. 2020-8 - being conducted to ensure the full adoption of the revised manual by government agencies concerned in the performance of their internal audit functions.

Said trainings aim to provide personnel concerned of the internal audit service/unit from different departments, agencies and corporations with the foundational skills on the following:

  • Understanding internal control and its principles and concepts;
  • Understanding internal audit, its concepts and standards, and the organization of a unit for the purpose;
  • Undertaking strategic and annual work planning for internal audit;
  • Understanding the scope and process of internal audit; and
  • Conduct compliance audit.




Batch 1

Priority agencies

June - July 2021

Batch 2

Agencies from the security sector

November - December 2021

Batch 3

Departments, agencies and government-owned or -controlled corporations (GOCCs)

March - April 2022

Batch 4

Departments, agencies, other executive offices, and priority GOCCs

July - August 2022

Batch 5

State universities and colleges, and remaining departments, agencies and other executive offices

November - December 2022 (tentative)

Batch 6


Q1 of 2023 (tentative)

Batch 7

Q2 of 2023 (tentative)

Batch 8

Q3 of 2023 (tentative)

Batch 9

Q4 of 2023 (tentative)

Batch 10

Local water districts

Q1 of 2024 (tentative)

B. Training of Trainers (ToT) on the RPGIAM - intended to select and capacitate potential trainers who will be tapped for the RPGIAM capacity-building trainings for internal auditors.

In particular, it aims to:

  • Equip the potential trainers with supplemental knowledge and necessary skills, tools, and techniques to make them effective and efficient trainers and facilitators—face to face and virtually;
  •  Familiarize them with the overview and design of the training program for the rollout of the RPGIAM; and
  • Assess/evaluate the behavior, attitude, knowledge and skills of the potential trainers in demonstrating their understanding of the RPGIAM and readiness to become trainers, as well as identify their respective areas of specialization, strengths and development areas.

After the conduct of said training, it is expected that those who passed the evaluation will be added to the roster of recognized resource persons on the NGICS and RPGIAM, pursuant to DBM CL No. 2021-9 dated 14 October 2021.




Batch 1

Shortlisted internal audit officials/personnel

December 2020 - January 2021

Batch 2

Selected candidates per DBM evaluation based on the considerations pursuant to Section 5.2 of DBM Circular Letter No. 2021-9

October 2022

Batch 3

October 2023 (tentative)