Testimonials

More than 30,000 internal audit professionals in 185 countries have trusted The IIA’s CIA Learning System to advance their internal audit knowledge and skills, and prepare for the Certified Internal Auditor exam.

“To prepare for the CIA exam, I enrolled in a local IIA CIA Learning System course. In addition to classroom instruction and discussion, I used all of the Learning System study tools to create a study plan and work through online pre-tests, readings and chapter quizzes. Thanks to a committed study effort and a solid exam strategy, I was able to achieve one of the top scores on the CIA exam in 2016.”

Doug Forster, CIA, CPA, CMA

I’d definitely recommend The IIA’s CIA Learning System to CIA candidates.  For me, they were the best way to study and helped me to earn the A.J. Hans Spoel Silver Medal award for the 2nd highest score on the CIA exam in 2014.”

Joy Larisey, CPA, CIA

“The IIA’s CIA Learning System helped me identify and focus on areas where I needed the most work, effectively reducing my study time. I had a great CIA exam experience and passed all three exams on the first attempt.“

James Nehmer, CIA

“The IIA’s CIA Learning System worked very well for me, helping me achieve the third highest score on the CIA exam in 2015. The keys to my success were establishing and sticking to a realistic study schedule, and using the written materials, online quizzes and practice exams.”

Bill Flahr, CPA, CA, CIA

“I was certainly well-prepared for the tests and passed all three parts on my first attempt. In addition to earning the certification, my CIA preparations better positioned me to do good work – with a broader knowledge base and better understanding of the internal audit process. The certification also shows that I’m committed to the IA field and willing to invest in my own professional development.”

Peggy Willens, CIA

“Three out of three. I passed all three parts on my first try, and this system helped me do it. Although the CIA Learning System does not have the thousands and thousands of questions other courses proclaim to have, it provided an EFFICIENT and EFFECTIVE way for me to learn what I needed to and then assess what I learned. It focused me on understanding concepts rather than memorizing rote information and regurgitating it. I found that I was well prepared for the unusual and unfamiliar questions when they presented themselves in the exam. Kudos to a nicely designed system that did what I was hoping it would do.”

Dave Maira, CIA

“I love The IIA’s CIA Learning System! Everything was easy to use, extremely helpful and relevant to the actual test, and overall, a very well put together study packet. It all just made sense – it was not confusing like the other study materials I used prior to getting the Learning System.”

Summer Daniel, CIA, CRMA

“The IIA’s CIA Learning System has proven to be an effective learning tool to prepare for and pass the CIA examinations. The texts are well written and concise. The online quizzes and practice examinations are a great way to evaluate your progress and provide reinforcement to the material in the text. I used the text and online quizzes/practice examinations as my sole means of preparing for the examinations and I am pleased with the results. I highly recommend the IIA learning system for anyone who wants to take the CIA examinations.”

Mark Popp

“The striking difference between The IIA’s CIA Learning System materials and other available materials is that it helps you understand the material rather than memorize multiple choice questions. So each time a question came up during the exam, I answered because I knew the engineering of the subject. I passed all parts the first time and am now a Big 4 professional.”

Pantelis Ladopoulos, CIA

“The amount of time, money and energy saved by passing the CIA examination in your first attempt is a sufficient justification for the price paid for The IIA’s CIA Learning System.“

Najeeb Haq

“With the help of The IIA’s CIA Learning System I passed the exams for part 1, 2 and 3 all on the first attempt. The self-study system enabled me to study whenever and wherever I felt like it. Especially the practice questions online are very helpful. The materials are also a fine reference book that I can use in my work situation.”

Petra van den Boom

“In sitting for professional exams, I found The IIA’s CIA Learning System to be the most effective program that I have been a part of. One of my managers is now using the CIA Learning System and he concurs with my thoughts. I especially want to thank The IIA for putting out such an excellent learning system to prepare for the CIA examination. I passed all sections the first time.“

Rick Wardrip, CIA, CISA, CPA

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