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Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Exam Prep Part 3

Course Description

This online self-directed course focuses on the Certified Internal Auditor certification objectives developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). IIA’s Certified Internal Auditor certification is the only globally accepted designation for internal auditors and the standard by which individuals demonstrate their professionalism in internal auditing.

Who Should Attend

Chief audit executives, audit managers, audit staff, and risk management staff, as well as students enrolled in an accounting or other business or financial degree program.


Two years post-secondary education and five years verified experience in internal audit or its equivalent, OR seven years verified experience in internal audit or its equivalent.

Course Objectives

The Certified Internal Auditor certification is broken down into 3 parts that together tests a candidate's knowledge of current internal auditing practices and understanding of internal audit issues, risks and remedies.

  • Part 1: Internal Audit Basics

The CIA exam Part 1 topics include aspects of mandatory guidance from the IPPF; internal control and risk concepts; as well as tools and techniques for conducting internal audit engagements.

  • Part 2: Internal Audit Practice

The 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.

  • Part 3: Internal Audit Knowledge Elements

The CIA exam Part 3 topics tested include 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.


Online courses are offered monthly.  Please call 216-697-6957 if you are interested

CEUs: 2.4



Fee: $995

Please note:Course fees are separate from IIA examination fees. Purchasing Gleim Professor access is strongly encouraged.w

Course Benefits

Competency-Based Professional Development: Our programs increase learner retention through application, which results in a more productive workforce.  Students demonstrate their competence by successfully completing a course assessment.

All Inclusive: Each course delivered at CSU includes materials, pre-test and post-test, coffee, snacks, lunch and convenient, on-site parking.

Educated and Experienced Instructors: Our instructors bring years of real-world, classroom and CPA, CFA, SHRM, PhD and MBA experience. Many hold leadership positions in northeast Ohio organizations and have taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Cost-Effective: The course is designed to minimize travel expenses and time away from work.

Convenient: Flexible schedules are not only an attractive option, but a necessary for busy professionals.

Networking Opportunities: Learn from instructors and colleagues who have a variety of industry experiences to share.

Corporate, Custom Availability: Can be custom-tailored to the needs of your organization to provide skills your workforce can apply immediately as a corporate training if requested.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued if notification is not received seven business days prior to the first day of class. Registrants who cancel will receive a refund, less a $50 processing fee, if we receive written notification a minimum of seven business days prior to the first day of class.