Certified Internal Auditor®

The CIA is the only globally accepted designation for internal auditors. It is the standard by which internal audit professionals demonstrate their knowledge and competence in the areas of governance, risk, and control. It is the standard by which internal auditing professionals demonstrate their knowledge and competence to facilitate and manage today's complex internal audit responsibilities. CIA credential demonstrates mastery of generally accepted technical and operational Audit principles. This credential is developed to validate core Audit and Governance knowledge and skills and demonstrated mastery of generally accepted principles, independent of geographic region. Through demonstrated knowledge, the credentials enhance the credibility of HR professionals and the organizations they serve. Earning your credentials as an CIA® makes you a recognized expert in the Audit field. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, showcasing your knowledge and skills. It makes you a more valuable asset, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today's economy.

Increase Your Earning Potential!
According to The IIA's 2012 Internal Audit Compensation Study, the median salary of auditors who hold their CIA designation is as much as 40 percent higher than peers without the credential.

CIA Certification Exam is based on the new IIA's CIA Learning System for the 3-part CIA exam. Available exclusively through The IIA and its partners, this premier quality teaches the entire global CIA exam syllabus and critical skills demanded by global employers. The IIA's CIA Learning System materials include:
Comprehensive Reading Materials
  • Study with printed books or e-books.
  • Learn the entire 3-part CIA exam syllabus in a concise and easy-to-understand format.
  • Use the materials as ongoing reference for years to come.

    Interactive Online Study Tools
  • Study on-the-go with mobile-optimized online study tools.
  • Create a personalized study plan with SmartStudy®.
  • Assess your initial level of knowledge with the pre-test.
  • Test your comprehension and retention with chapter quizzes.
  • Review key terms with flashcards and glossary.
  • Determine knowledge gain and identify further topics for review with the online post-test.
  • Build confidence using the computer-based CIA exam software with the CIA Practice Exam.
  • Access online study tools for up to two years.
  • Deliverables

  • Official Courseware
  • Credential Readiness Assessment (CRA)
  • Class-room Training
  • Exam Fees
  • Unique Learning System
  • Mobile and Digital Content
  • Guided Self-Study
  • Online Mock Exams
  • In-class Drilling Sessions
  • Comprehensive Revision
  • Exam Guidance
  • Facilitator Support
  • The 10-day certification program provides an understanding of Part of the 3-Part series. Earning the CIA designation is an important accomplishment and professional advantage for internal auditors during all stages of their careers including:
  • Chief audit executives.
  • Audit directors
  • Audit managers and staff.
  • Risk management staff.
  • Business, finance, and accounting students.

    Management Professionals (Anyone responsible or keen to bring visible breakthrough improvements in the Audit functions) will greatly benefit by attending