Certified Internal Auditor
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Hallmark Designation of Internal Auditing

Certified Internal Auditor LogoThe Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), a globally accepted designation, is the premier certification programme of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), USA. The CIA programme aims to further develop the competencies and professionalism among practising and aspiring internal auditors.

Given the important role played by internal auditors in strong Corporate Governance, the CIA designation be highly regarded by the top management of organisations. To date, the IIA has awarded more than 100,000 CIA designations to eligible Internal Auditors worldwide.

In January 2009, Sunway-TES was appointed as the sole tuition provider of the CIA programme in Malaysia by the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia. The CIA programme was first introduced on 18 April 2009 as part of the extension education programme in Sunway-TES.

Candidates for a CIA Certification

  • All practising internal auditors
  • Risk management staff
  • Accounting and finance professionals
  • Fresh graduates
  • Any person interested in acquiring internal auditing skills

Fresh graduates are encouraged to earn themselves a CIA certification. This will definitely give them an added advantage in securing a good job in the competitive job market.