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2-Day Seminar: CIA Challenge Exam Preparatory Course (Dec)

19th - 20th Dec 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM
IIA Singapore Office
137 Telok Ayer Street #04-03 Singapore 068602
Nearest MRT station: Tanjong Pagar/Telok Ayer
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Please note that no Food and Beverages will be provided for this training.
CPE Hours: 16
*Participant will be required to have a copy of the learning system to attend this training course. IIA Global would have sent the learning system to your email once your application of the CIA Challenge Exam is successful. Kindly contact IIA Global at customercare@learncia.com should you not receive the learning system.
The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Singapore is collaborating with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) to offer ISCA members the unique opportunity to obtain the Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) professional designation through an expedited process. This 2-day preparatory course is designed to give candidates an overview of the topics covered for the CIA Challenge Exam. This course aim to reinforce the candidates' CIA knowledge, clarify topics, and build exam-day confidence.
  • Discuss difficult topics with subject matter experts and peers
  • Obtain study tips to help the candidates stay on track to complete their CIA exam within the specific time-frame
  • Work through practice exam questions


Foundations of Internal Auditing

  • Independence and Objectivity
  • Proficiency and Due Professional Care
  • Quality Assurance and Improvement Program
  • Governance, Risk Management, and Control
  • Fraud Risks

Practice of Internal Auditing

  • Managing Internal Audit Activity
  • Planning the Engagement
  • Performing the Engagement

Business Knowledge for Internal Auditing

  • Business Acumen
  • Data Analytics
  • Information Technology and Security 
Mr Sia Nam Chie began his career as an external auditor in a Big 4 accounting firm before moving into internal audit in a telecommunication company and financial institutions. He has also served in leadership roles in the first and second lines of defence in leading financial institutions.  He is an active volunteer taken up various positions, such as Treasurer and Audit Committee member in not-for-profit organisations.  He was a member of the International Internal Auditing Standards Board from 2016 to 2018, and a Governor of IIA Singapore from 2013 to 2019.

Academically, Mr Sia has MBA (Distinction) and Bachelor degree (Hons) in Accountancy. Professionally, he has obtained CA, CIA, CFA, CFE & CISA qualifications. With his diverse experiences, he is able to use practical examples to illustrate concepts in an easy to understand manner.  Since conducting CIA courses in 2006, Mr Sia has consistently received positive feedback for using practical examples to illustrate internal audit concepts.


This session is specially designed for candidates who have signed up for the CIA Challenge Exam.

Please email the completed registration details as per the excel form to IIA Academy at iia-academy@iia.org.sg. We will update you upon successful registration of the mentioned seminar.

Register as a group of 4 or more participants for the same course and enjoy a 10% group discount!
This promotion is applicable for registrations received from the same company and registered within the same day. The discount is applicable in one single invoice.

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  • Please email the completed registration details as per the excel form to IIA Academy at iia-academy@iia.org.sg. We will update you upon successful registration of the mentioned seminar.
  • Once the course is confirmed, an email confirmation will be sent to the registrants’ contact email addresses 1 week prior to the course commencement date.
  • If you do not receive any email notification regarding your course registrations, please call IIA Academy at 6324 9029 ext 2004 or 2005.


  • Registered participants will be liable for the full registration fee in the event of non-attendance.
  • A processing fee of $100 will be imposed for any cancellation. Cancellation must be submitted in writing 7 working days prior to the event date and subject to IIAS’s approval. Substitutions will be permitted and conditions will apply.
  • Full payment must be received prior the course commencement.
  • Contact Person will be notified VIA EMAIL upon successful registration of the course.
  • Complimentary parking, if any, will be provided on a first-come-first-served-basis.
  • IIAS reserves the right to revise the programme as necessary.
  • IIAS reserves the right to cancel or postpone the training should the minimum class size is not met.

Ref: TRAIN-P0000001-191