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Certification in Risk Management Assurance 

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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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Prospective and current IIA certification candidates, join us for an informal 30-minute webinar! A certification expert will be available to answer your questions about certification programs, CCMS, and more. Register for the Certification Q&A Webinar to hear from The IIA Certification team and your peers on the best study methods to prepare for IIA exams*.

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*IIA exams are non-disclosed, which means that current exam questions and answers will not be published or divulged.

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Attention CIAs! Apply & Save

CIA CRMA LicenseThe IIA is waiving the application fee for the revised CRMA exam through Dec. 31, 2021. Don’t stop advancing after earning your CIA. Achieving your CRMA further reflects your in-depth organizational knowledge and advanced skill sets required to provide effective risk management assurance Learn more.

Meet Lina Xu-Fenz, CIA, CRMA

Lina Xu-FenzLina Xu-Fenz, head of internal audit at Helvetia Versicherungen AG in Vienna, shares how her CIA and CRMA designations have helped her career. She also provides six insightful tips for IIA exam candidates. Read more.

*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).​​