CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) Exam Training Course

Training Duration: 9 days: part 1 is 2.5 days, part 2 is 2.5 days, part 3 is 4 days

Training Delivery Method:  On-site, instructor-led course; or online, instructor-led course

Prerequisites:
Professionals with some internal auditing background, IT auditors, financial auditors, or operational auditors who are interested in obtaining CIA certification.

What Problem Does This Training Help Solve?
Provides training to help candidates prepare for the IIA’s 3-part CIA exam

Who Should Attend?
IT auditors interested in earning CIA certification

Course Material:
Content rich manual/course handouts consisting of about 1800 foils

Course Syllabus:

                 Topics to be covered include:

Part 1 – The Internal Audit Basics

A.  Mandatory Guidance.
B. Independence, Objectivity, and Due Care.
C. Control: Types and Techniques.
D. Control Frameworks and Fraud.
E. Sampling.
F. Data Gathering and Data Analysis

G. Reporting, Work Papers, and Evidence

Part 2 – Internal Audit Practice

A. Strategic and Operational Roles of IAA.
B. Risk-based Internal Audit Plan.
C. Assurance and Compliance Engagements.
D. Financial, Environmental, and consulting engagements.
E. Plan and supervise engagements

F. Communicate results and monitor outcomes

G. Fraud Risks and Controls.

Part 3 – Internal Audit Knowledge Elements

A.  Governance.
B. Risk Management.
C. Organizational structure and processes.
D. Business Processes and risks.
E. Communications

F. Structural analysis within an industry

G. Industry evaluation and environments

H. Strategic decisions

I. Organizational behavior

J. Leadership and Conflict Management

K. It Security and Application development

L. IT systems

M. IT Systems and business continuity

N. Basic and Intermediate concepts of financial accounting

O. Advanced concepts of financial accounting and financial statement analysis

P. Finance

Q. Managerial accounting I

R. Managerial accounting II

S. Global business environment

T. Legal, Economic, and regulatory issues

The course includes lecture, reviews and practice questions with the main goal of enabling individuals to pass the exam. Students must register with IIA for various parts of the CIA exam separately and ensure that they meet the necessary requirements for certification.

Exam Support:  Jay will answer any written questions up until the evening before the day of the exam. Please note that although questions will be sent by individuals, answers will be emailed to all attendees registered for the webinar. Identity of the question sender will not be disclosed. Jay will reserve the right to paraphrase the questions to enhance understanding.

Future Exam Dates: CIA  exam is computer-based and, after registration, can be taken from any PearsonVue center around the world at any time Each of the 3 parts are separate exams.