Certification Corner

Published By The Institute of internal Auditors   
April 2014



Message from The IIA's Vice President of Professional Certifications


CIA Spotlight
Steve Goepfert, CIA, CRMA,  has over 30 years of experience in audit works: internal, financial, performance, forensic, and information technology. He is currently the vice president, internal audit and CAE of United Airlines in Chicago. Learn how his IIA certifications, including CIA, have proven valuable throughout his storied career.

CRMA Program Updates
Find out the latest Certification in Risk Management AssuranceTM (CRMA®) updates concerning the professional experience recognition (PER) period, how many candidates have taken advantage of the PER and have entered the application process, and who became the 5,000th certified CRMA.

Where do Exam Questions Come From?
Certified professionals like you is where. Read on to learn how you can contribute to the profession and enhance the exam process through exam question authoring. In this issue, we address the how, the why, and the assistance The IIA provides.

CIA Exam Transition
In July 2013, the Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) examination will transition from four parts to three parts. To guide candidates down a clear path, The IIA has created the Transition Planning Tool which will identify options and allow individuals to design their own plan of action toward obtaining certification.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Reporting Reminder
Certified individuals are required to earn and report Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits by Dec. 31 of each year. Keep your IIA designation active by annually reporting your CPEs.

Now Open — Certifications E-Store Launches
Come in and shop our new online “e-store.” We have selected several high quality products and branded them with the CIA Certification logo for sale to certified individuals. You can proudly display your certification status on quality products you’ll use in your everyday professional life. 

Ordering Designation Certificates
You’ve successfully completed your certification exam and want to frame the proof of your achievement. How do you obtain a copy of your certification?

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