CIA

Certified Internal Auditor - CIA

Certificate Info

Description

The CIA is the only globally accepted designation for internal auditors and the standard by which individuals demonstrate their professionalism in internal auditing. Moreover, earning the CIA designation is more than just proof of what you know and what you’ve achieved — it’s the best way for auditing professionals to communicate to the world that they are prepared to meet today’s challenges.



Candidates

The CIA credential can be your master key to professional success, opening doors for career opportunities and earning you increased credibility and respect within the profession and your organization. Earning the CIA designation is a valuable accomplishment and a professional advantage for auditors at all stages of their careers, including chief audit executives, audit managers, audit staff, and risk management staff, as well as students enrolled in an accounting or other business or financial degree program.



Components

Part 1 – Internal Audit Basics

The new CIA exam Part 1 topics tested include aspects of mandatory guidance from the IPPF; internal control and risk concepts; as well as tools and techniques for conducting internal audit engagements.

 Part 2 – Internal Audit Practice

The new CIA exam Part 2 topics tested include managing the internal audit function via the strategic and operational role of internal audit and establishing a risk-based plan; the steps to manage individual engagements (planning, supervision, communicating results, and monitoring outcomes); as well as fraud risks and controls.

 Part 3 – Internal Audit Knowledge Elements

The new CIA exam Part 3 topics tested include governance and business ethics; risk management; organizational structure, including business processes and risks; communication; management and leadership principles; information technology and business continuity; financial management; and the global business environment. Note: All items in this section of the syllabus will be tested at the Awareness knowledge level unless otherwise indicated below.

 

Examination

Exam

Part 1 Exam: Internal Auditing Basics
Duration: 2.5 hours
Question Count: 125 MCQ’s

Part 2 Exam: Internal Audit Practice
Duration: 2.0 hours
Question Count: 100 MCQ’s

Part 3 Exam: Internal Audit Knowledge Elements
Duration: 2.0 hours
Question Count: 100 MCQ’s

Window

The CIA exam is offered continually throughout the year (i.e., there are no predetermined testing windows or black-out dates).

Venue

The CIA exam is available through computer-based testing, allowing you to test year-round at more than 500 locations worldwide. Candidates are able to sit for exams at any IIA-authorized Pearson VUE testing center worldwide, regardless of whether the testing center is located in your hometown or country. To locate the testing centers nearest you, visit the Pearson VUE website.

Prerequisite

Candidates must have an undergraduate (4-year) degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited college-level institution.

References

You must apply and register in The IIA's Certification Candidate Management System (CCMS) prior to scheduling an exam.

 

Course Details



Course Details:

• Curriculum: Gleim CIA Review – 2016 edition

• Language: English terminologies with Arabic explanation

• Venue: Holiday Inn Down Town

• Hours: 150

• Sessions: 37 

• Pattern: Twice a week

• Timing: 4 hours; 5:30 – 9:30 PM


 

 

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