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 2013 CIA Exam Review Course

Exam Preparation
9/14/2013 8:00 AM
11/23/2013 4:30 PM
LACMTA , One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 |
San Gabriel Valley Chapter & San Fernando Valley Chapter
Will Be Jointly Hosting
SEPTEMBER 14, 2013 TO NOVEMBER 23, 2013
The CIA designation is the hallmark designation of internal audit, recognized worldwide.  Make 2013 the year that you achieve your professional goal of joining the ranks of CIAs. 
IIA SAN GABRIEL VALLEY CHAPTER and SAN FERNANDO VALLEY CHAPTER will be offering an eleven session course using the IIA CIA Learning system TM Review Program structured for the new 3-part CIA exam.  The system consists of printed study materials as well as online access.  Online participants are able to track their individual practices test scores and monitor their progress. 
The deadline to register for this review course is August 31, 2013.  Due to the time required to obtain the course materials, all payments must be received by due date. Also, registrations received before due date for all 3 parts will be eligible for a RAFFLE PRIZE drawing. We will reimburse TWO winners (the payer of the course) 50% of the fees paid (applicable to those registering for all 3 parts only).
LOCATION: LACMTA , One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
TIME: The course will be taught from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM each Saturday, according to the following schedule:
DATES:         Program Content
September 14  Part 1-Internal Audit Basics (Session 1 of 3)
September 21  Part 1-Internal Audit Basics (Session 2 of 3)
September 28  8:00 am – Noon Part 1-Internal Audit Basics (Session 3 of 3)
September 28  1:00 – 4:30 Part 2 Internal Audit Practice (Session 1 of 3)
October 5        Part 2-Internal Audit Practice (Session 2 of 3)
October 12      Part 2 Internal Audit Practice (Session 3 of 3)
October 19      Part 3-Internal Audit Knowledge Elements (Session 1 of 6)
October 26      Part 3-Internal Audit Knowledge Elements (Session 2 of 6)
November 2    Part 3-Internal Audit Knowledge Elements (Session 3 of 6)
November 9    Part 3-Internal Audit Knowledge Elements (Session 4 of 6)
November 16  Part 3-Accounting and IT update (Session 5 of 6)
November 23  Part 3-Business Management Skills (Session 6 of 6)
Learning Objectives: Prepare attendees for all three parts of the CIA exam
Delivery Method: Group-Live
Program Level: All
Prerequisites or Advanced Preparation: None
CPE CREDIT: 1 NASBA CPE credit will be awarded for every hour of course attended (Maximum of 8 CPE credits per session and total of 88 CPE credits for all three parts)
The Institute of Internal Auditors San Gabriel Valley Chapter 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 addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website Website:
TO REGISTER: If you have any questions, or for registrations please contact:
·         Phyllis Doe at  or
·         Vivien Ai at
Mail your check payable to the
“IIA San Gabriel Valley Chapter” to:
Attn: Mimi Htut, Treasurer
San Gabriel Valley Chapter,
The Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc.
P.O. Box 1532
Sierra Madre, CA 91025
For payment by Credit Card, make a selection by clicking on 'Add to Cart', follow the instructions on the PayPal page that will open.
Member Prices​ ​ ​
Part I - $350.00​
​Part II - $350.00 ​  btn_cart_LG.gif
​Part III   - $475.00 btn_cart_LG.gif
​All 3 Parts - $1,025.00 btn_cart_LG.gif
​Non Member Prices ​
Part I - ​$450.00 btn_cart_LG.gif
​Part II - $450.00 btn_cart_LG.gif
​Part III - $575.00 btn_cart_LG.gif
​All 3 Parts - $1,125.00 btn_cart_LG.gif
COST: Parking fee and food is not included. Participants will be expected to bring or buy their own breakfast, lunch and snacks.  Water will be provided.
Part 1      $350 (includes material and online access)
Part 2      $350 (includes material and online access)
Part 3      $475 (includes material and online access)
All 3 Parts      $1,025 (includes material and online access)
Part 1      $450 (includes material and online access)
Part 2      $450 (includes material and online access)
Part 3      $575 (includes material and online access)
All 3 Parts      $1,125 (includes material and online access)
NOTE:  If less than 5 people sign up for each Part, the Chapter reserves the right to cancel the classes scheduled to review that Part.
For those students that have already purchased CIA books and online access, we may provide a discounted rate depending on the version. Please contact us at the email address provided above for more information.  Please note that The IIA Learning Systems must validate that the student has the correct version for all parts that the student has signed up for, before SGV Chapter can confirm reservations for the review class.
Registration fees will be refunded if a request is received in writing and post-marked prior to2 weeks of the class start date, but only if the books are not opened (plastic wrap still on) and the attendee has not logged in and used the online software/taken practice exams.  All refunds will be processed after the CIA review is over, refunds will be made less a $21 per part fee to cover shipping expenses.  If attendee cancels but wants to keep the materials, attendee is required to pay the IIA published price for members ($335 per part (includes shipping & sales tax) or non-members ($366 per part (includes shipping & sales tax).  No shows will forfeit entire payment.

All complaints or disputes shall be submitted to the IIA San Gabriel Valley Chapter in writing. Complaints should be addressed to: A suggested resolution to the complaint will be provided and if accepted the complaint will be deemed resolved.
Please contact us at the email address provided above for refunds, cancellation and complaints.

Instructor Biography
Ruthe Holden is the Chief Auditor for Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.  She manages a staff of 21 in an audit office that conducts operational, financial, information technology, contract, and regulatory compliance audits. She has more than 20 years of audit experience in both a public sector agency and the federal government. She is currently Chair of the American Public Transportation Association’s Committee of Audit Professionals. She is also on the Board of the Institute of Internal Auditor's (IIA) San Gabriel Valley Chapter, a vice Chair of the IIA’s Regional Conference Committee and past-Chair of the IIA’s Southern California District Educational Conference.
Ruthe is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISA) Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and holds a Certificate in Risk Management and Assurance (CRMA).  She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. 
Kathy Knox is Deputy Executive Officer of Audit for the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Management Audit Services Department.  She has been involved in conducting Government Audits for 30 years.  In her current role she oversees performance, operational, information technology, compliance and contract audits conducted in accordance with Government Auditing Standards (“Yellow Book”) and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (“Red Book”). 
Kathy’s responsibilities include Audit Team Leadership and Team Building Training.  She is a Peer Review Trainer for the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA).  She is also the Red Book Coordinator for ALGA Peer Review Committee, Vice President of Programs for Institute of Internal Audits San Gabriel Valley Chapter, a member of Association of Government Accountants, member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and a member of ISACA.   
Kathy is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certificate in Risk Management and Assurance (CRMA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM).   She holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration.