The IIA’s Certified Internal Auditor Learning System


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The IIA’s CIA Learning System Program is designed to expand your internal audit knowledge, build confidence for addressing today's internal audit challenges, and prepare you for the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) exam. The program, consisting of three courses, utilizes The Institute of Internal Auditors CIA Learning System. This certificate program will provide you with an in-depth review of the global CIA exam syllabus and materials included in The IIA's CIA Learning System.

The IIA's CIA Learning System is a premier quality CIA review course designed to meet the unique needs of busy internal audit professionals. Developed under the guidance of CIA-certified subject matter experts, this program will provide you with the tools necessary to successfully prepare for the CIA exam in the time frame that best suits you.

The IIA's CIA Learning System includes printed modules based on the three parts of the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) exam. This program teaches the entire CIA syllabus. Try a free demo today!
The IIA’s CIA Learning System has been updated and enhanced to teach the entire three-part CIA exam syllabus. These study tools are now more customized, convenient and mobile so you can make the most of your valuable study time.

The IIA CIA Learning System books and online materials

  • New! Create a customized SmartStudy™ plan based on your areas of strength and weakness.
  • New! Updated study materials contain 20% new content and teach the entire three-part CIA exam syllabus.
  • New! Travel light and access your reading materials via your e-reader device.
  • New! Study on-the-go with interactive online study tools that are optimized for your mobile device.

This program is based on The IIA’s CIA Learning System, a premier-quality CIA exam preparation tool that is aligned with the 2013 International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) and teaches the entire global CIA exam syllabus.

IPPF Aligned

This learning opportunity is designed with many options. Courses can be taken individually or completed as a series, within 18 months, to earn a George Mason University Certificate of Completion. Courses are available in the traditional in-class format and also online. Whether you are a CIA candidate, a manager seeking training for your staff, or a student just starting out, this The IIA’s CIA Learning System can help you accomplish your certification and professional development goals.

Course content reflects the general body of knowledge tested by The IIA CIA examination. Although The IIA recommends using The IIA's CIA Learning System as a tool for study of the CIA body of knowledge, this course of study can in no way guarantee or ensure an individual's success on the IIA CIA certification exam.

Information on the CIA exam, exam qualifications, and exam fees (not included in course fees) can be found at
To receive a Certificate of Completion, participants must, within 18 months, successfully complete all three courses.
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Individuals engaged in the internal audit functions including:

  • Chief audit executives
  • Audit directors
  • Audit managers and staff
  • Risk management staff
  • Business, finance, and accounting students
"Great sequence of classes – thorough and highly relevant to IIA exam and practice."

"Provides excellent background knowledge for the exam prep."
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