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Drive in the Lead Position

Demonstrate your organizational, ethical, and internal audit leadership skills by obtaining the Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership® (QIAL®), the premier designation for internal audit executives. Whether you’re an experienced chief audit executive or aspiring to take the next step in your internal audit career, the QIAL conveys to your stakeholders that you have what it takes to lead a quality internal audit activity and provide senior management and the board with reliable assurance.

Earning the QIAL proves you are among the next generation of innovative leaders with the ability to:

  • Drive a high performing audit team.
  • Deliver value by addressing stakeholder needs.
  • Navigate top-down risks.
  • Meet expectations of an evolving marketplace.
  • Provide internal audit and organizational leadership.
  • Bring ethical, innovative, and change leadership.
  • Increase earning potential by up to 51 percent.*
 
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New CCMS Launched

CCMS Unavailable: 8–15 MarchThe IIA launched the new Certification Candidate Management System (CCMS) on March 23, 2020 after completing an extensive process to enhance the customer experience. CCMS is now fully operational and available for all certifications-related activities.

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Meet CIA Janine Wolman

Janine WolmanCIA Janine Wolman shares how earning an IIA certification enabled her to learn valuable lessons about dedication, effort, consistency, discipline, and motivation while setting her apart in a very competitive world.

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*According to The IIA’s 2017 Internal Audit Compensation Study, the average salary of internal auditors who hold one or more certifications is 51 percent higher than that of peers with no certifications (based on U.S. responses).​​