Institute of Internal Auditors

Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is a guidance-setting body. Serving members in 165 countries, The IIA is the internal audit profession's global voice, chief advocate, recognized authority, and principal educator, with global ok headquarters in Altamonte Springs, Fla., United States. The stated mission of The Institute of Internal Auditors is to provide "dynamic leadership" for the global profession of internal auditing. This includes:

* Advocating and promoting the value that internal audit professionals add to their organizations;

* Providing comprehensive professional education and development opportunities; standards and other professional practice guidance; and certification programs;

* Researching, disseminating, and promoting to practitioners and stakeholders knowledge concerning internal auditing and its appropriate role in control, risk management, and governance;

* Educating practitioners and other relevant audiences on best practices in internal auditing;

* Bringing together internal auditors from all countries to share information and experiences.

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

The CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) is the primary professional designation offered by The IIA. The CIA designation is a globally recognized certification for internal auditors and is a standard by which individuals may demonstrate their competency and professionalism in the internal audit field.

Earning the CIA qualification is intended to demonstrate a professional knowledge of the internal audit profession. CIAs are required to take continuing education courses.

Many CIAs today are senior internal audit managers, Vice Presidents, Directors and Chief Audit Executives in top global MNC companies driving internal audit functions in their respective companies.

Other Certificates Offered by the IIA

Certification in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA)

Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), for Government performance auditing and Government Auditors

Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA)


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