Certified Internal Auditor(R) Certificate Program: Beginning
October 1 at Northwestern University (Chicago)
is proud to partner with The Institute of Internal Auditors on the Certified
Internal Auditor® Certificate Program.
Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and
consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's
operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a
systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of
risk management, control and governance processes. This program follows the study
materials designed by The Institute of Internal Auditors, our academic
Students who complete the program will be well prepared to:
Comply with The IIA's
Establish a risk-based
plan to determine the priorities of the internal audit activity
Plan and conduct
engagements using standard tools
outcomes and check for fraud
Complete the 3-Part
CIA certification exam offered globally at Pearson Vue test centers
To earn a certificate from Northwestern University, students
must complete the following three courses. These courses are generally offered
multiple times per year. Please check the individual course schedules for
Part 1: Internal Audit
Basics (7 weeks)
Part 2: Internal Audit
Practice (7 weeks)
Part 3: Internal Audit
Knowledge Elements (10 weeks)
(Please note: The completion of these three courses through
Northwestern University does not earn candidates the CIA certification. To earn
the certification, candidates must meet the CIA's education and experience
requirements and pass the 3-Part CIA exam offered globally through Pearson VUE
New Requirements from IIA Starting in 2013
The new 2013 CIA certification program will now consist of 3
(three) exam parts instead of 4 (four) exam parts. Read more about
this on the IIA website.
Registration for Fall is Now Open
Classes will meet starting Tuesday, October 1.
1 will run
for seven (7) weeks ending November 12, from 6pm to 9pm in the Chicago
Loop at 210 S. Clark St.
2 will follow in
January 2014 and Part 3 in March 2014.
Each class will cost $995.
Please visit Northwestern University’s website: http://scs.northwestern.edu/program-areas/professional-development/internal-auditing/index.php for