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Certification in Control Self-Assessment® (CCSA®) Exam Syllabus — Domain I

Domain I: CSA Fundamentals (5-10%)

(P) = Candidates must exhibit proficiency (thorough understanding; ability to apply concepts) in these topic areas.

(A) = Candidates must exhibit awareness (knowledge of terminology and fundamentals) in these topic areas.

A. Code of Ethics (P) 

B. Ownership and accountability for control (P)

C. Reliance on operational expertise (P)

D. Comparison to traditional techniques of risk and control evaluation (P)

E. Control awareness and education (P)

F. Cooperation, participation, and partnership (P)

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