May 19, 2017
Preparing for an accounting certification exam is quite the challenge. Exams like the CPA, CMA, and CIA are designed to ensure expertise in their respective areas of accounting, so they are long and laborious. However, relying on a review course to help you pass your exam will save you time, money, and effort, as review courses take the guesswork out of the study process by delivering exactly what you need to know.
May 3, 2017
The IIA has updated the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) and is in the process of updating and introducing new International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards). Candidates are concerned because this means changes to the CIA exam. Gleim is here to tell you what the changes mean for you, before and after you pass the exam.
April 11, 2017
You’ve spent hours preparing, you’ve anxiously waited for your test date to arrive, and you’ve worked diligently through your exam. Now what?
Good news! Candidates receive an unofficial printed score report before leaving the designated test site, so you’ll know the result of your exam immediately. The CIA exam is graded by a computer, and because there is no writing portion, the computer can report your score right away.
April 10, 2017
Internal auditors who are looking to set themselves apart from their peers and attain a globally accepted certification often seek to pass the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) exam. By passing this exam, you can demonstrate your competency and professionalism in the internal auditing field while validating your professional work experience. Passing the CIA exam requires complete dedication and determination, and that is why the benefits are so rewarding. However, the CIA exam is a demanding test that requires significant preparation. Before you begin, you might want to know more about the CIA exam difficulty so that you can gauge the level of preparation you will need. Which part of the CIA exam is the hardest? Our research provides an answer.
September 9, 2016
Recently, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) released a new version of the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF). This framework consists of the principles, codes, and standards that The IIA promotes in order to direct the internal auditing profession. While the new IPPF includes mandatory and recommended guidance that will affect the actions of internal auditors in the field, many accountants preparing to further their career and increase their professional development are curious about how it will impact the CIA exam.