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  Certified Internal Auditor CIA:

CIA IS UNIQUE CIA is the only globally recognized certification for internal auditors. Becoming a Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) is the best way to prove your competence in the field of internal audit.BECOMING CIA WILL HELP YOU STAND OUT AND DEMONSTRATE YOU ARE:

  • A true expert who understands and can apply Internal Audit Standards.
  • A stronger, more competent professional.
  • Equipped for career advancing opportunities.
  • A credible and trusted internal auditor.
  • Differentiated from your peers.


  • CIAs earn on average QR 150,000 ( US$38,000) more annually than those without a CIA certification.
  • Also, CIA makes sure that you qualify to go to the interview table for internal audit positions

Students must have completed a Bachelor’s degree.

Those without a bachelor’s degree can get entry into CIA if they have: • Two years' post-secondary education and five years verified experience in internal audit or its equivalent OR • Seven years' verified experience in internal audit or its equivalent

  • 125 MCQs for part 1 to be done in 2.5 hours. 
  • 100 MCQs for part 2 to be done in 2.0 hours.
  • 100 MCQs for part 3 to be done in 2.0 hours.

*Exams are conducted in Person VUE centres across Qatar

  • 30 hours of training for all each of Part 1 and Part 2.
  • Video recorded lectures for each part.
  • Official CIA study text and question bank.
  • Special tailor made notes for our students.
  • Practice questions solved in the class for each part.

Part 1 - Internal Audit Basics

  • Mandatory Guidance (35-45 )
  • Internal Control / Risk (25-35 ) - Awareness Level (A)
  • Conducting Internal Audit Engagements - Audit Tools and Techniques (25-35 )

Part 2 - Internal Audit Practice

  • Managing the Internal Audit Function (40-50 )
  • Managing Individual Engagements (40-50 )
  • Fraud Risks and Controls (5-15 )

Part 3 - Internal Audit Knowledge

  • Governance / Business Ethics (5-15 )
  • Risk Management (10-20 )- Proficiency Level (P)
  • Organizational Structure/Business Processes and Risks (15-25 )
  • Communication (5-10 )
  • Management / Leadership Principles (10-20 )
  • IT / Business Continuity (15-25 )
  • Financial Management (10-20 )
  • Global Business Environment (0-10 )

  • CIA is in very high demand in Qatar and is the most preferred qualification for internal audit jobs.
  • There is an active local IIA Chapter which further helps promote the interests of CIA holders.
  • Exams are held in Qatar at various Pearson VUE Approved Centres.

Why Leaders Training Centre?

We offer extensive classroom training, Inspirational tuition from expert practitioner who uses real examples in the classroom to bring the course to life. Our class sizes are strictly capped, enhancing the level of support available to each candidate inside the classroom.

One-to-one tutor introduction

Our support begins on the day a student enrols with us. All of our candidates are invited to a one-to-one meeting or phone call with their course tutor. The instructor will explain the curriculum and discuss studying techniques that suit the individual candidate.

Teaching Style

Inspirational tuition from expert practitioner who uses real examples in the classroom to bring the course to life. We employ most experienced and qualified faculty to teach.


Our courses are structured in modules to allow maximum flexibility for candidates. We offer classes on weekends for the convenience of students.


We offer students with 120 plus hours of tutored class time, with no subjects in the curriculum omitted. The length and intensity of class is kept to suit your working style and budget.


We offer continuous off-class support in the form of emails, Whats app groups, discussion forums on our e-learning portal.


Our tutor provides an intuitive understanding of accounting and finance, not just a long sequence of formulae for rote learning. This understanding helps to make complex analytical exam questions easier, as well as providing longer term benefit to the candidate as well as their employer.

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