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Certified Internal Auditor Part 3 Business Knowledge for Internal Auditing

Course Overview

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is a certification offered to accountants who conduct internal audits. The Certified Internal Auditor designation is conferred by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and is the only such credential that is accepted worldwide.

By earning the CIA designation, individuals demonstrate deep professional knowledge of the internal audit profession. Globally, this mark is recognized as an expert level standard for competency and professionalism throughout the internal audit field.

The CIA exam Part 3 includes four domains focused on business acumen, information security, information technology, and financial management. Part Three is designed to test candidates’ knowledge, skills, and abilities, particularly as they relate to these core business concepts.


Accountants seeking the CIA certification are required to get a bachelor’s degree and have no less than two years of work experience in a field related to internal auditing, such as internal control, compliance and quality assurance.

  • Globally recognized certification
  • Higher Income
  • More Job Opportunities
  • Commitment to ethics and professionalism
  • Increased Skills and Abilities
Exam Format

100 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) – 120 minutes

Exam Syllabus
  • Business Acumen: 35%
  • Informational Security: 25%
  • Information Technology: 20%
  • Financial Management: 20%
Exam Test Windows

The computerized CIA exam affords candidates scheduling flexibility. The CIA exam does not have testing windows or blackout dates, so candidates can sit for it at any time of the year.

Exam Results

Because the exam is 100% computer-based, you’ll receive your unofficial score immediately upon completing the exam. Your CIA exam score will not be shown as a percentage. Instead, it is converted to a scale score with 600 being set equal to the passing mark.

Training Method

Our CMA training program prepares students for both parts of the CMA exam through a series of comprehensive preparation classes as well as revision.

Training Details
  • Training Dates: TBA (2 months)
  • Training Days: 2 days/week
  • Training Timing: 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Training Language: 50% English 50% Arabic
  • Material Language: English
  • Training Venue: In house or 5 Star hotel
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