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CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor

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Name CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor
DescriptionThis 4-day CISA course is the perfect intensive preparation course for the CISA exam and is run by the official UK reseller of ISACA's CISA materials. The CISA exam changes every year, and our course is updated to reflect the latest official guidance on content and exam questions.   This course works through the areas featured in the 6 domains which make up the CISA® exam.  It will offer you concise exam preparation to give you all you need to feel ready for sitting the exam - and passing first time!   Who is this course suitable for?This course has been designed to intensively prepare delegates for the CISA examination as detailed by ISACA. Suitable for: Internal and external auditors Finance/CPA professionals IT professionals Information Security professionals What does this course cover?The course and examination covers the current, official ISACA material in the following areas:   CISA Examination  The CISA examination has a multiple-choice format and consists of one four-hour paper. The examination tests a delegates knowledge of IS audit principles and practices as well as technical content areas.   The exam covers one process and five content areas (domains) and those tasks that are routinely performed by a CISA. Are there entry requirements?There are no formal entry requirements for this course.What's included?The package includes lunch and refreshments as well as a full set of course slides.   A copy of the current CISA Review Manual is essential for any exam candidate. Unless you already have your own copy, you have the option to purchase at a specially reduced price the CISA Exam Passport as part of this course package.  They are excellent materials that may assist you in your learning experience and quest for knowledge.   VenueThis training course is held at a state of the art training venue in Queen Street, London EC4N, just a few minutes walk from Bank underground station and within easy tranfer distance from all London's main railway stations. Additional infoPlease note: the exam is not taken during this training course. It needs to be booked & paid for directly with the ISACA exam board, please contact us for more details. There are strict booking dates for the exam, with an advance registration deadline date of approximately two months before each course start date.
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Overview

Build your senior career in information systems audit management by achieving the ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) qualification.

The ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) qualification is the globally recognised certification for IS audit control, assurance and security professionals. Being CISA-certified showcases your audit experience, skills and knowledge, and demonstrates you are capable to assess vulnerabilities, report on compliance and implement controls within the enterprise. Launched in 1978, CISA is held by over 118,000 IT and accountancy professionals worldwide.

The CISA Exam Preparation course is a classroom training session, which provides a comprehensive revision programme for the key job practice knowledge domains as well as exam preparation exercises that help delegates pass the exam at the first attempt. Delivered in just four days, this course has been designed to maximise time effectiveness and reduce any unnecessary time away from the office. It has also been shown to be more considerably more effective than self-study preparation, which requires more time and commitment.

This course is part of our ISACA Examination Preparation Programme, which is designed to provide an intensive and complete preparation to help delegates pass the CISA, CISM, CGEIT or CRISC exams.

The benefits of the CISA training course

  • Once you have attained the CISA Certification; you will be able to demonstrate a level of knowledge required to meet the dynamic challenges of a modern enterprise with promising career growth and an increased salary
  • The classroom session will be led by a GRC and cyber warfare consultant with a broad range of experience in COBIT®, information assurance, security auditing, penetration testing, incident handling and security training gained with a number of world-class organisations
  • CISA Certification give you an edge over the market and quantify your skills to prospective employers if you are applying for a job
  • CISA qualification is recognised as mark of excellence for the IS audit professional

Who should attend this course?

This course is designed for IT professionals preparing to take the ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) examination, via a Computer-Based Testing (CBT) session which is available during three testing windows per year. Candidates who pass the exam and have at least five years of relevant work experience will be awarded the CISA qualification.

Who should attend the CISA training course?

  • Anyone with 5 years professional experience in information systems auditing, control or security, or those who will gain this experience in the next 5 years.
  • Job roles:
  • Internal and external auditors (both IT and financial)
  • Compliance officers
  • Finance/CPA professionals
  • Information security professionals
  • Risk management professionals
  • IT professionals & management
  • IS/IT Auditors
  • IS/IT Consultants
  • IS/IT Audit Managers
  • Security Professionals
  • Non-IT Auditors

Course duration: 4 days

Day 1: 10.00 – 18.00
Days 2: 09.00 – 18.00
Days 3: 09.00 – 18.00
Days 4: 09.00 – 15.00

Learning Objectives

The benefits of the CISA training course

  • Once you have attained the CISA Certification; you will be able to demonstrate a level of knowledge required to meet the dynamic challenges of a modern enterprise with promising career growth and an increased salary
  • The classroom session will be led by a GRC and cyber warfare consultant with a broad range of experience in COBIT®, information assurance, security auditing, penetration testing, incident handling and security training gained with a number of world-class organisations
  • CISA Certification give you an edge over the market and quantify your skills to prospective employers if you are applying for a job
  • CISA qualification is recognised as mark of excellence for the IS audit professional

Pre-Requisites

While there are no mandatory requirements to attend this training course, please be aware that this is an exam preparation course and all attendees are expected to have a basic understanding of the CISA job practice knowledge domains.


What equipment should I bring?
Our course materials are provided as a PDF with comments enabled. You should bring a laptop or tablet with you should you wish to make notes.

Course Content

This session is presented by an ISACA-approved trainer and a highly experienced information security consultant:

  • Domain 1 - The Process of Auditing Information Systems
  • Domain 2 - Governance and Management of IT
  • Domain 3 - Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation
  • Domain 4 - Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Service Management
  • Domain 5 - Protection of Information Assets

Please note: all classroom-based courses are run on working days only unless otherwise stated.

Virtual Class

Description:

Courses are delivered as a WebEx Live Online sessions at fixed times and on fixed dates throughout the year.

Delegates are expected to have a reliable Internet connection at their home or office. We will check and confirm that you have the WebEx application installed, and that you can correctly log onto our WebEx training centre before the course.

To enable you to sit the online exam you will need:

  • Internet Explorer 9 or newer (i.e. IE 10 or 11), or Mozilla Firefox version 16, 17 or 18.
  • Internet access for the full time of the exam.
  • To deactivate the pop-up blocker.
  • A working webcam on the machine you are sitting your exam from.
  • A Skype account.

Virtual classes are often delivered during afternoon and evenings to suit an international audience - please check timings with Focus if not clear.

We recommend you purchase one or more of the following as they are essential for tuition and used throughout the course:

  • CISA Review Manual
  • CISA Review, Questions, Answers and Explanation Manual
  • Both of the above are part of the CISA Exam Passport.

Please contact us should you wish to purchase any of the above.

The CISA exam is not included in this training course and delegates must book their Computer-Based Testing (CBT) exam session directly with ISACA. Exam registration is continuous, meaning, delegates can register any time, no restrictions. Delegates can schedule a testing appointment as early as 48 hours after payment of exam registration fees.

Upon registration, exam candidates have a twelve month eligibility period to take their exam. This means that from the date you register, you have 12 months (365 days) to take your exam. It is important to note that the exam registration fee must be paid in full before an exam candidate can schedule and take an exam.

Our experience shows that delegates have the highest chance of success if they sit the exam approximately two to four weeks after completing the training course. 

The CISA exam is a 4-hour exam consisting of 150 multiple choice questions that cover the respective job practice areas created from the most recent job practice analysis.

What qualifications will I receive?
Upon passing the CISA exam and successful certification application you will be awarded the ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) qualification.

For the certification application the following requirements must be met:

  • Pass the CISA Exam within the last 5 years
  • Have the relevant full-time work experience in the CISA Job Practice Areas
  • Submit the CISA Certification Application including the Application Processing Fee


How will I receive my exam results and certificates?
Provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.

Can exams be retaken?
Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt, we will train you again for free. You can then book and retake the exam directly with ISACA.

This course supports your continued professional development by qualifying for 28 CPE/CPD points.

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