Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

This certificate is the only globally accepted designation for internal auditors and the standard by which internal auditing professionals demonstrate their knowledge and competence to facilitate and manage today’s complex internal audit responsibilities. For many years, the program has reflected competence in the principles and practices of internal auditing. It offers expertise and deep knowledge of setting standards for operations.

  • This certificate is the only globally accepted designation for internal auditors and the standard by which internal auditing professionals demonstrate their knowledge and competence to facilitate and manage today’s complex internal audit responsibilities. For many years, the program has reflected competence in the principles and practices of internal auditing. It offers expertise and deep knowledge of setting standards for operations.

    The CIA program is composed of three parts:

    Part 1 – Internal Audit Basics

    125 questions | 2.5 hours (150 minutes)

    The new CIA exam part 1 topics tested include aspects of mandatory guidance, such as the International Professional Practices Framework, internal control and risk concepts, as well as tools and techniques for conducting internal audit engagements. Note: All items in this section of the syllabus will be tested at the proficiency knowledge level unless otherwise indicated below.

    Part 2 – Internal Audit Practice

    100 questions | 2.0 hours (120 minutes)

    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. Note: All items in this section of the syllabus will be tested at the Proficiency knowledge level unless otherwise indicated below.

    Part 3 – Internal Audit Knowledge Elements

    100 questions | 2.0 hours (120 minutes)

    The new CIA exam part 3 topics tested includes: 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.

    The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA, www.theiia.org) is a professional association of internal auditors involved in promoting professional growth and progress for the practice of internal auditing. It administers the CIA program, curriculum, exams, and grading.

    EXAM

    The CIA exam tests your knowledge of current internal auditing practices, risks, and controls. The process of preparing for the exam will enhance your professional insight and strengthen your knowledge of the internal auditing profession. The CIA exam is offered in three parts, each consisting of 125 multiple-choice questions. The CIA exam is now offered in Arabic in addition to English, French, German, and 14 other languages.

    1. A step-by-step coaching approach
    2. Highly selected and qualified instructors and professionals
    3. Increase your chances of passing the exam through intensive practice
    4. Confidence through exam simulation
    5. Support and advice in IIA membership and exam application
    6. Unsuccessful candidates may enroll again for free upon the fulfillment of accepted criteria
    7. Joining the AUC community as a part-time instructor
    8. Technical and advising assistance during office hours

    CIAS:

    • Are viable resources for executive management and board of directors that help in accomplishing the overall goals of organizations
    • Boost their career opportunities and earn increased credibility and respect
    • Develop their knowledge of best practices in the industry
    • Broaden their knowledge on internal controls and other operational issues such as IT, finance and accounting
    • Demonstrate proficiency and professional ability to control and identify risks
    • Are equipped with the best ways for auditing professionals to communicate with today’s challenges
    • Lay the foundation for continued improvement and advancement
    • A bachelor’s degree or its educational equivalent from an accredited college-level institution
    • Personal reference from a qualified individual
    • Minimum of two years of internal auditing experience or an equivalent
    • Maintaining knowledge of current developments in internal auditing standards, procedures, and techniques
  • CIA Program

    • Part I: LE 8,500

    • Part II:  LE 8,500

    • part III:  LE 11,350

    • Registration Fees: LE 150

    • Fees include books

    CIA Examination

    • IIA Cairo Membership: $125 (annually)*

    • Application: $130 (paid only once)

    • Part I: $280

    • Part II:  $230

    • Part III: $230

    • Exam registration is done through the Internet

    *IIA Cairo members enjoy a discount on exam fees

    • AUC and SCE: 5 percent Discount

    • Group (three or more): 5 percent Discount

Course Info

Type:
Certificate
Duration:
6 Hours
Subject:
Accounting and Finance
Location:
AUC Tahrir Square
Format:
Currently Online
Status
On Demand

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