Welcome to VGI

Welcome to VGI the home of data analytics for risk and audit professionals. Here at VGI, our mission is to prepare people and organizations for the future of risk management by employing organization specific risk models (tools) and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) methodologies that are truly world class.

VGI specializes in educating and certifying both vetted professions and those seeking careers in risk and data analytics. VGI makes it possible for those in higher education to achieve a head-start over the competition by not only earning an advanced degree upon graduation but holding a professional or paraprofessional VGI certification.

VGI’s CERMDA (Certified in Enterprise Risk Management Data Analytics) professional certification is the foundation material for LSU's "LSUCIA (Center for Internal Auditing) Graduate Program" which is considered the premier internal audit program in world. To successfully complete the LSUCIA Graduate program, LSU graduate students are required to demonstrate CERMDA specific skills and pass the CERMDA certification exam. Students who meet these requirements earn real world credibility in providing the highest quality audit and risk services through the VGI certification program.

Audit and risk professionals already in the work force will gain insights and new proven methodologies which will revolutionize their approach in providing audit and risk functions. These highly capable individuals will find they are well equipped and prepared for the wave of the future which is data analytics.

Our goal is simple – prepare professionals for the challenges of overseeing businesses using data driven analysis. VGI certifications will identify you as a leader in the field of Auditing, Enterprise Risk Management and Data Analytics and equip you to build new roads into the future.


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Risk University

The Virtual Governance Institute has created a core curriculum of progressive methodologies and academic content in the areas of Risk Assessment, Enterprise Risk Management and Fraud Auditing to deliver cutting edge proprietary approaches to each of these critical governance areas.


The Virtual Governance Institute has created and is now introducing professional certifications that will identify individuals as leaders in the field of Auditing, Enterprise Risk Management and Data Analytics.


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