Certification Corner - The Institute Of Internal Auditors  


September 2011
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Message from the Vice President of Professional Certifications





CIA® Spotlight
Brian Foster, CIA, CPA, CISA, senior audit director at Microsoft Corporation, has more than 17 years of internal audit and finance experience. Learn how achieving the CIA® has impacted his career.

IIA Announces the Development of the Certification in Risk Management Assurance™ (CRMA™) 
The IIA is pleased to announce the development of a new certification that enables audit practitioners to demonstrate their ability to provide advice and assurance to audit committees and executive management on the existence and effectiveness of key risk management and governance processes within their organizations.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Requirement Reminder
Three months remain in 2011 for certified individuals with even number IDs to earn the minimum continuing professional education (CPE) credits required for the 2010-2011 time period.

CCSA® Program Certifies 5,000th Individual
The IIA is pleased to announce the awarding of the 5,000th Certification in Control Self-Assessment® (CCSA®). Graham Trantor of the Vancouver Island chapter of The IIA now proudly displays CCSA after his name.

Enhancement Coming to IIA Certification Program
An enhancement to the Certification Candidate Management System (CCMS) will streamline the distribution of credentials to successful certification candidates.

Global Members-at-large and Nonmember Certification Processes  
IIA certification administration has identified an interim process for members-at-large and nonmembers residing in designated countries while a long-term solution is developed to provide these candidates access to CCMS.