Course Topics

The IIA’s CIA Learning System teaches the entire global 3-Part CIA Exam syllabus:

Part 1: Internal Audit Basics2013 CIA Books Box Mobile

  • Mandatory Guidance (35% - 45%)
  • Internal Control and Risk (25% - 35%)
  • Conducting Internal Audit Engagements—Audit Tools and Techniques (28% - 38%)

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Part 2: Internal Audit Practice

  • Managing the Internal Audit Function (40% - 50%)
  • Managing Individual Engagements (40% - 50%)
  • Fraud Risks and Controls (5% -15%)

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Part 3: Internal Audit Knowledge Elements

  • Governance/Business Ethics (5% - 15%)
  • Risk Management (10% - 20%)
  • Organizational Structure/Business Process and Risks (15% - 25%)
  • Communication (5% to 10%)
  • Management/Leadership Principles (10% - 20%)
  • IT/Business Continuity (15% to 25%)
  • Global Business Environment (0% - 10%)

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