The CIA designation is the only globally accepted certification for internal auditors and remain the standard by which individuals demonstrate their competency and professionalism in the internal audit field. Earning the CIA designation is a valuable accomplishment and a professional advantage for internal auditors at all stages of their careers, including chief audit executives, audit managers, audit staff and risk management staff.
Who Offers the CIA?
The CIA is one of the 8 qualifications offered by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). The IIA was founded in 1941 and it is an international professional association with global headquarters in Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA. The IIA is the internal audit profession’s global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator. Members work in internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audit, education, and security.
Key Facts about CIA – IIA
- 180,000 members across 170+ countries
- 100 institutes that bring The IIA’s services and benefits to members at a local level
- More than 70 years of existence, experience and recognition.
- Limitless benefits of being a member of IIA and holder of CIA.