Certified Manager of Internal Audit. Get Certified
The traditional role of chief audit executives (CAEs) as watchdogs is expanding to include them as business partners or consultants. The CAE must plan, organize, staff, direct, and control the internal audit function. With the Certified Manager of Internal Auditing program, you'll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to lead a team of auditors with confidence and transform the internal audit function into a strategic function. By earning the CMIA certification, you'll demonstrate to your organization and peers that you're committed to maintaining the highest level of performance, standards and ethics.
Format: Multiple choice
Language: English / French
Passing Score: 70%
Renewal: After 3 years
Exam mode: online & proctored based
CMIA Self-Study Exam Prep
- Personalized digital books (Newest edition)
- Online study tools with quizzes, practice exam, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included)
- Practice tests
- Exam Content Manual (PDF)
- Study tips and exam techniques
- Interactive Learning Tools
- Progress Tracking
- Discussion Forum
- Online Access Period (180 days)
GECB CMIA Certification Exams
- Your Exam is online and proctored based
- Use a webcam and a reliable internet connection
- Take your exam anywhere and anytime
- Get results immediately
- Receive your digital badge and share your achievement instantly
- Use your premium certification right away
- Access our certification registry anytime for online verification
- You pay no additional costs for 3 years
CMIA Learning System + Exam + 2nd Chance
- CMIA Learning System and exam voucher
- 2nd Chance Exam (restrictions apply)
- Digital books, online quizzes and test with immediate feedback
- Online study tools with quizzes, practice exams, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included
- CMIA Exam Content Manual (ECM)
- Hours of pre-recorded video courses
- A digital badge and premium certificate
- Up to 3 years of certification validity (Renewable)
The Certified Manager of Internal Auditing (CMIA) certification is designed for experienced internal auditors who want to advance their careers to a managerial level. The certification demonstrates that the candidate has the necessary knowledge and skills to lead and manage an internal audit team, develop and implement audit strategies, and provide assurance and consulting services to the organization. The CMIA certification covers advanced topics in internal auditing and requires a strong understanding of international audit standards and best practices.
Why getting certified
Getting certified as a Certified Manager of Internal Auditing demonstrates to employers and peers that you have the knowledge and skills to effectively lead an internal audit function. It signifies that you have an in-depth understanding of strategic internal audit management. This certification can help you advance your career by opening up new job opportunities and increasing your earning potential. It also provides a way to demonstrate your commitment to professional development and ethical standards, which can enhance your reputation within the industry.
To be eligible for our senior level Certified Manager of Internal Audit, candidates must meet the following requirements:
- Holding a bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited institution
- Having a minimum of three (3) years of experience in internal auditing or related fields,
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrating advanced knowledge and skills in internal auditing, such as through Completion of an approved CMIA training program or equivalent education
- Passing score on the CMIA certification exam.
- Being a CSIA certified in good standing
- Three (3) or more years of practical experience in sales, marketing or related fields
- Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GECB portal, but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.
Application and exam
- Step 1: Determine your eligibility
- Step 2: Choose your learning option
- Step 2: Purchase your CMIA bundle
- Step 3: Receive your personalized manual and study it deeply
- Step 4: Schedule your exam (day and time)
- Step 5: Get certified in case of successful completion
- Step 6: Receive your digital badge and premium certificate suitable for framing
- Step 7: Check your certification status at any time on the GECB website
Each GECB certificate is valid for three (3) years. For your certification to remain active in our registry, you must simply demonstrate minimum Continuing Professional Education (CPEs) or development and pay the required recertification fees (149 USD for 3 years). A new premium digital certificate is then issued by our Global Certification Board.
Section 1 Introduction to Strategic Management of Internal Audit
Section 2 Strategic Planning for the Internal Audit Function
Section 3 Developing a Risk-Based Audit Approach
Section 4 Communication and Stakeholder Management
Section 5 Internal Audit Performance Management
Section 6 Continuous Improvement of the Internal Audit Function
Section 7 Internal Audit Maturity Models
Learning options for any study style
Ideal for self-starters and those with unpredictable schedules. The self-study option means you can learn on your own anytime, day or night — whatever best accommodates your schedule. The Learning System includes both digital books and access to an online, interactive platform. Contact us.
Ideal for individuals who prefer a structured study environment. Instructor-led classes are offered by approved GECB partners worldwide. These traditional classes combine the Learning System with the guidance of a GECB-recognized instructor and provide valuable peer discussion and networking. Contact us.
Ideal for those who want instructor support but can’t attend classes at a set time. Instructor-supported online classes are offered either through pre-recorded video courses or personalized assistance. You may be assigned one instructor for the duration of your program, but there is no required meeting time, so you can complete assignments on your own schedule. Contact us.
Corporate and group
Ideal for small and large groups for self-study or instructor-led classes. We’ll help you organize groups of self-study or instructor-led classes virtually. Whether participants are local to one site or geographically dispersed, structured learning and online group reporting will help track progress and optimize your training investment. Contact us.