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 IIA Sacramento CIA Parts 1-3 Review Course

Exam Preparation
3/22/2018 8:00 AM
8/7/2018 5:00 PM
300 Capitol Mall, Suite #635, Sacramento, CA  95814 | California


The Institute of Internal Auditors Sacramento Chapter

Certified Internal Auditors (CIA):  Parts 1,2,3 Review Course
300 Capital Mall, Suite #635, Sacramento, CA  95814

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​The IIA Sacramento Chapter is pleased to offer the IIA Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) exam review courses to help you prepare for your exam.  These review courses will take place on the following dates:

Part 1:  Thurs/Friday - March 22 and 23, 2018 (2 days)
Part 2:  Mon/Tues - May 21 and 22, 2018 (2 days)
Part 3:  Mon/Tues - July 9 and 10 and Mon/Tues - August 6 and 7, 2018 (4 days) 

All classes starts at 8:00 AM and ends between 4:30 – 5:00 PM, depending on the instructor.

All classes will be held at 300 Capitol Mall, Suite #635, Sacramento, CA 95814. Breakfast, Mid-Morning and Afternoon Snacks, and Lunch will be provided.

Parking is available in the building (no in/out privileges) and metered parking can be found in adjacent streets. Public transportation (bus/light-rail) is nearby and within walking distance.

All participants are required to use the IIA's CIA Learning Materials, version 5.0.  This is included in the course price. 

The Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) designation is the only globally accepted certification for internal auditors and remains the standard by which individuals demonstrate their competency and professionalism in the internal auditing field. Candidates leave the program enriched with educational experience, information, and business tools that can be applied immediately in any organization or business environment. The CIA exam is available through computer-based testing, allowing you to test year-round at more than 500 locations worldwide.

About the Course:

This course is appropriate for CIA candidates, internal auditors seeking professional development, and students in accounting, business, or financial degree programs. During the course, you will be able to discuss difficult topics with subject matter experts and peers, stay on track to complete your studies in your specific time frame and enjoy live instruction from a qualified facilitator. 

This is a live, instructor-led comprehensive study of:

Part 1:
  • Mandatory Guidance: Definition of Internal Auditing, Code of Ethics and International Standards
  • Internal Control and Risk: Types of Controls and Management Control Techniques, Internal Control Framework Characteristics and Use, Alternative Control Frameworks, Risk Vocabulary and Concepts and Fraud Risk Awareness
  • Conducting Internal Audit Engagements - Audit Tools and Techniques: Data Gathering and Process Mapping, Evaluating Relevance, Sufficiency, and Competence of Evidence, Data Analysis and Interpretation, Documentation/Work Papers and Data Reporting
Part 2:
  • Managing the Internal Audit Function: Strategic Role of Internal Audit, Operational Role of Internal Audit and Establish a Risk-based Internal Audit Plan
  • Managing Individual Engagements: Plan Engagements, Supervise Engagements, Engagement Communications as a Process and Monitor Engagement Outcomes
  • Fraud Risks and Controls: Common Types of Fraud and Fraud Risks Per Engagement Area, Assessing Response to Engagement Area Fraud Risks, Determining Need for Fraud Investigation,
  • Process Review for Fraud Controls Improvement, Detecting Fraud, Culture of Fraud Awareness, Interrogation/Investigative Techniques and Forensic Auditing
Part 3:
  • Governance/Business Ethics: Corporate/Organizational Governance Principles, Environmental and Social Safeguards and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Risk Management: Risk Management Techniques and Organizational Use of Risk Frameworks
  • Organizational Structure/Business Process and Risks: Organizational Structures, Risk/Control Implications of Different Organizational Structures, Typical Structures in Various Business Cycles, Business Process Analysis, Inventory Management Techniques and Concepts, Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)/Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)/E-commerce, Business Development Life Cycles, The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Framework, Out-sourcing Business Processes
  • Communication: Communication and Stakeholder Relationships
  • Management/Leadership Principles: Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior, Management Skills/Leadership Styles, Conflict Management, Project Management/Change Management
  • IT/Business Continuity: Security, Application Development, System Infrastructure and Business Continuity
  • Financial Management: Financial Accounting and Finance, Managerial Accounting
  • Global Business Environment: Economic/Financial Environments, Cultural/Political Environments, Legal and Economics—General Concepts and Impact of Government Legislation and Regulation on Business

About the Instructor:
Vicki McIntyre, CIA, CPA, CFSA, CRMA
FirstPlus​ Resolutions, Inc.

Vicki is a “big picture” risk manager with a combination of internal audit, financial management, public accounting, regulatory supervision, and compliance management experience. 

With more than 20 years in the financial services industry, Vicki has been a California state bank examiner, a VP Finance of a closely held bank and a VP Risk Management of a regional bank. As a CPA, she has performed attestation services in the non-profit, manufacturing, government and financial services sectors. 

Vicki currently operates her own internal audit and risk management consulting firm and serves on IIA teams performing Quality Assessments of internal audit departments. Vicki is a highly regarded, internationally recognized speaker and trainer and teaches numerous Internal Audit and Risk Management courses. She has also taught the IIA’s CIA Learning System through several US universities, to many public sector and corporate auditors, and at numerous regional and international professional conferences. 

As a volunteer leader for more than 30 years, Vicki currently serves on the IIA’s U.S. Regional Conference Committee and most recently served as the Chair of the IIA’s Chapter Relations Committee, supporting officers, boards of governors and members of the IIA’s 167 North American chapters. Past volunteer roles have included Academic Relations Chair and Chapter President (2 terms) of the Orange County (CA) chapter, as well as co-chair of the IIA’s Western Regional Conference (Disneyland 2002). 

Over the course of 8 years, Vicki has served as District Representative and District Advisor for Southern California IIA Chapters and those in the eleven western states. Vicki has also served on IIA task forces and special project teams over two decades. Vicki was the IIA Orange County (CA) Chapter Auditor of the Year in 1995 & 2003 and is a member of the California Society of CPA’s and American Institute of CPA’s. 

Vicki earned her BA in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton. Vicki is a native Californian who enjoys the outdoors and is an avid golfer, loves to snow ski and considers being a two-time LA Marathon finisher one of her greatest accomplishments.

Pricing Options:

Early Bird discount - Part 1 = $600 (good till midnight 2/28)
Regular Fee - Part 1 = $650 (from 3/1 to 3/22 - registration closes on 3/22)

Early Bird discount - Part 2 = $600 (good till midnight 4/30)
Regular Fee - Part 2 = $650 (from 5/1 to 5/22 - registration closes on 5/22)

Early Bird discount - Part 3 = $1150 (good till midnight 6/15)
Regular Fee - Part 3 = $1200 (from 6/16 to 7/9 - registration closes on 7/9)

Early Bird discount - All 3 Parts = $1900 (good till midnight 2/28)
Regular Fee - All 3 Parts = $1,995 (from 3/1 to 7/9 - registration closes on 7/9)​

If you already have the CIA Learning System version 5.0 materials, and only want to attend the review classes (no early bird discount):

Class Only Part 1 = $420 (registration closes on 3/15)
Class Only Part 2 = $420 (registration closes on 5/15)
Class Only Part 3 = $970 (registration closes on 6/30)
Class Only All 3 Parts = $1400 (registration closes on 3/15)

CPE: 16 (Part 1), 16 (Part 2), 32 (Part 3) 
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisite: None 
Advance Preparation: None 
Knowledge Level: Basic/Beginner 
Delivery Method: Live Group

The Sacramento Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Refund Policy
NO REFUNDS WILL BE GRANTED FOR CANCELLATION. However, cancellations received within 48 hours will receive a credit to attend a future seminar within one year.

Complaint Resolution Policy
The Sacramento Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors makes every effort to offer timely, well-delivered, and relevant training programs. Please contact VP - Programs at to register complaints related to the timeliness/accuracy of CPE credit reporting, program delivery, or program content.

Registration Instructions
Attendees are required to Pre-Pay by credit card, debit card, a PayPal account or by check. No cash will be accepted at the door.

Registration for this event ends as indicated on the pricing details above.

Payment Options

Check - Select the Check box if you are paying by check. Make your check payable to: Institute of Internal Auditors, Sacramento Chapter and send the check to the following address:

The Golden 1 Credit Union
c/o Internal Audit Department - IIA
Post Office Box 278598
Sacramento, CA 95827- 8598

Purchase Order/Invoice - Select the Purchase Order box if your company or government agency requires an invoice. Then email us your company name, mailing address, phone number and contact person to We will then invoice them prior to the event.