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Claudelle von EckChief Executive Officer of the IIA SA

CIA Learning System Instructor-Led Course - Part 3 (CIA3) 21-24 November 2017-Johannesburg
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NEW CIA SPECIALIST COURSE: The cost of the course includes the CIA LEARNING SYSTEM materials and courier costs. A discounted rate applies if you already have the materials plus courier costs.The course fee also includes online access to the CIA Learning Centre to assist with preparation for the exams.

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When: 21-24 November 2017
Registration starts at 8am
Where: JHB
Edenvale, Gauteng 
South Africa
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Presenter/s: Crest Advisory
Duration: 4 Days
CPD Hours: 32
Fees
ex VAT
incl VAT
Member:
R8 921.06
R10 170
Non-Member:
Only Paid up IIA members may attend
Only Paid up IIA members may attend

NEW CIA LEARNING SYSTEM          Course Objectives

The IIA’s CIA Learning System is a 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 and learning format that best suits you.

Program Content

SECTION I: GOVERNANCE/BUSINESS ETHICS

Chapter A: Corporate/Organizational Governance Principles
  • Topic 1: Demonstrate Proficiency with Corporate/Organizational Governance Principles (Level P)
      Chapter B: Environmental and Social Safeguards
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Environmental and Social Safeguards (Level A)

      Chapter C: Corporate Social Responsibility
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility (Level A)

      SECTION II: RISK MANAGEMENT

      Chapter A: Risk Management Techniques
      • Topic 1: Assess and Apply Risk Management Techniques (Level P)

      Chapter B: Organizational Use of Risk Frameworks
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate Proficiency with Organizational Use of Risk Frameworks (Level P)
      SECTION III: ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE/BUSINESS PROCESSES AND RISKS

      Chapter A: Organizational Structures
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Various Organizational Structures (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Demonstrate an Understanding of Risk/Control Implications of Different Organizational Structures (Level A)

      Chapter B: Typical Activities in Various Business Cycles
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Typical Activities in Various Business Cycles (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Demonstrate an Understanding of Supply Chain Management Business Cycles (Level A)

      Chapter C: Business Process Analysis
      • Topic 1: Describe Methods Used to Perform Business Process Analysis (Level A)

      Chapter D: Inventory Management Techniques and Concepts
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Inventory Management
      • Techniques and Concepts (Level A)

      Chapter E: Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)/Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)/E-commerce
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Demonstrate an Understanding of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Demonstrate an Understanding of E-commerce (Level A)

      Chapter F: Business Development Life Cycles
      • Topic 1: Describe the Implications of Various Business Development Life Cycle Stages (Level A)

      Chapter G: The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Framework
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Framework (Level A)

      Chapter H: Out-Sourcing Business Processes
      • Topic 1: Define Terms and Concepts in Out-Sourcing Business Processes (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Describe Risks and Opportunities Related to Out-Sourcing (Level A)
      SECTION IV: COMMUNICATION

      Chapter A: Communication
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of the Communication Process, Methods, and Principles (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Demonstrate an Understanding of Organizational Dynamics (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Express the Impact of Computerization on Communication (Level A)
      Chapter B: Stakeholder Relationships
      • Topic 1: Build Dynamic Relationships with Stakeholders (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Deliver Value and Insight to Stakeholders (Level A)
      SECTION V: MANAGEMENT/LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES

      Chapter A: Strategic Management
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Global Analytical Techniques (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Describe Competitive Strategies and Global Competition in Various Industry Environments (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Analyze the Impact of Strategic Decisions to Integrate or Expand Capacity or the Business (Level A)
      • Topic 4: Demonstrate an Understanding of Forecasting (Level A)
      • Topic 5: Demonstrate an Understanding of Quality Management (Level A)
      • Topic 6: Describe Methods and Uses of Decision Analysis (Level A)
      Chapter B: Organizational Behavior
      • Topic 1: Describe Structures and Configurations within Organizational Theory (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Demonstrate an Understanding of Organizational Behavior (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Describe Traits, Stages, and Implications of Group Dynamics (Level A)
      • Topic 4: Demonstrate an Understanding of Human Resource Processes (Level A)
      • Topic 5: Express the Risk/Control Implications of Different Leadership Styles (Level A)
      • Topic 6: Measure Various Aspects of Performance (Level A)
      Chapter C: Management Skills/Leadership Styles
      • Topic 1: Lead, Inspire, Mentor, and Guide People, Building Organizational Commitment and Entrepreneurial Orientation (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Create Group Synergy in Pursuing Collective Goals (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Demonstrate an Understanding of Team Building and Assessing Team Performance (Level A)
      Chapter D: Conflict Management
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Conflict Management (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Describe Different Methods of Conflict Resolution (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Demonstrate an Understanding of Negotiation Skills (Level A)

      Chapter E: Project Management/Change Management
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Change Management (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Describe Project Management Techniques and Best Practices (Level A)

      SECTION VI: IT/BUSINESS CONTINUITY

      Chapter A: Security
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Physical/System Security (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Describe Concepts of and Threats to Information Protection (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Describe Application Authentication (Level A)
      • Topic 4: Demonstrate an Understanding of Encryption (Level A)
      Chapter B: Application Development
      • Topic 1: Describe End-User Computing (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Demonstrate an Understanding of Change Control (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Discuss Systems Development Methodology (Level A)
      • Topic 4: Demonstrate an Understanding of Application Development (Level A)
      • Topic 5: Describe Various Levels of Application Controls (Level A)
      • Topic 6: Demonstrate an Understanding of Information Systems Development (Level A)
      Chapter C: System Infrastructure
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Workstations (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Demonstrate an Understanding of Databases (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Describe Common IT Control Frameworks (Level A)
      • Topic 4: Describe the Functional Areas of IT Operations (Level A)
      • Topic 5: Demonstrate an Understanding of Enterprise-Wide Resource Planning (ERP) Software (Level A)
      • Topic 6: Describe Data, Voice, and Network Communications/Connections (Level A)
      • Topic 7: Demonstrate an Understanding of Servers (Level A)
      • Topic 8: Describe the Process of Software Licensing (Level A)
      • Topic 9: Demonstrate an Understanding of Mainframes (Level A)
      • Topic 10: Demonstrate an Understanding of Operating Systems (Level A)
      • Topic 11: Demonstrate an Understanding of Web Infrastructure (Level A)
      Chapter D: Business Continuity
      • Topic 1: Define and Describe Business Continuity Planning (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Describe the Process and Best Practices of IT Contingency Planning (Level A)
      SECTION VII: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

      Chapter A: Financial Accounting and Finance
      • Topic 1: Describe Basic Concepts and Underlying Principles of Financial Accounting (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Describe Intermediate Concepts of Financial Accounting (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Describe Advanced Concepts of Financial Accounting (Level A)
      • Topic 4: Perform Financial Statement and Ratio Analysis (Level A)
      • Topic 5: Define and Differentiate Various Types of Debt and Equity (Level A)
      • Topic 6: Define and Describe Various Financial Instruments (Level A)
      • Topic 7: Demonstrate an Understanding of Cash Management/Treasury Functions (Level A)
      • Topic 8: Describe Inventory and Business Valuation Models (Level A)
      • Topic 9: Demonstrate an Understanding of Capital Budgeting (Level A)
      • Topic 10: Describe Various Taxation Schemes (Level A)
      Chapter B: Managerial Accounting
      • Topic 1: Describe General Concepts in Managerial Accounting (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Describe the Concept of Responsibility Accounting (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Demonstrate an Understanding of the Operating Budget (Level A)
      • Topic 4: Demonstrate an Understanding of Cost Concepts (Level A)
      • Topic 5: Describe Various Costing Systems (Level A)
      • Topic 6: Explain the Concept of Relevant Cost (Level A)
      • Topic 7: Perform Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis (Level A)
      • Topic 8: Demonstrate an Understanding of Transfer Pricing (Level A)
      SECTION VIII: GLOBAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

      Chapter A: Economic/Financial Environments
      • Topic 1: Compare and Contrast Global, Multinational, International, and Multilocal Economic/Financial Environments (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Describe Requirements for Entering the Global Marketplace (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Explain How to Create Organizational Adaptability (Level A)
      • Topic 4: Describe How to Manage Training and Development (Level A)
      Chapter B: Cultural/Political Environments
      • Topic 1: Explain the Importance of Balancing Global Requirements against
      • Local Imperatives (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Describe the Personal Characteristics and Competencies in a
      • Global Mindset (Level A)
      • Topic 3: Discuss Sources and Methods for Managing Complexities and
      • Contradictions (Level A)
      • Topic 4: Describe Best Practices for Managing Multicultural Teams (Level A)
      Chapter C: Legal and Economic Implications of Global Business
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Trade Legislation and Regulations (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Demonstrate an Understanding of Key Economic Indicators (Level A)
      Chapter D: Impact of Government Legislation and Regulation on Business
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of the Impact of Government Legislation and Regulation on Business (Level A)


      P=Candidates must exhibit proficiency (thorough understanding and ability to apply concepts) in these topic areas.
      A=Candidates must exhibit awareness (knowledge of terminology and fundamentals) in these topic areas



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