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Six out of every ten attempts at the CIA exam in 2016 ended in failure. In terms of pass rate, the CIA’s is incredibly low. This may be the hardest test you ever take. We don’t say that to alarm you out, even though it might. We tell you this because you’re pursuing a prestigious...
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man reviewing CIA exam changes on computer
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...
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man worried he failed the CIA exam
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...
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woman looking at computer wondering which part of the CIA exam is the hardest
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...
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laid out documents on table about IPPF content changes
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...
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CIA candidate holding money he saved from exam fees
Like most things, the CIA designation is not free. While the benefits of becoming a CIA definitely outweigh the accrued expenses of time, effort, and money, CIA candidates will have to deal with the CIA exam fees first. Though the CIA exam fees are unavoidable, they do not have to be unmanageable. The secret to...
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cia exam scores
Although the content of CIA exam is challenging, the format and grading is uncomplicated. The simplicity of the CIA exam starts with the parts of the exam and continues to the other aspects. The three parts, titled “Part 1”, “Part 2”, and “Part 3,” consist entirely of multiple-choice questions. No matter when or where you...
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driving to CIA testing center
  Once you plan to pursue the CIA certification, the process of taking the CIA exam is fairly straightforward. You should begin by learning about the CIA exam and deciding which part to take first and which CIA review course to use. Then, you simply schedule, study for, sit for, and pass the CIA exam,...
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group of business people smiling because they understand the benefits of becoming a CIA
Does becoming a CIA sufficiently reward the effort of earning the CIA designation? The best way to be sure is to get the facts, and the facts about the CIA designation reveal that becoming a CIA offers educational, professional, and personal benefits. Educational Benefits of Becoming a CIA Achieving the CIA designation expands the scope...
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