CIA Part 2 - Information Gathering

Learn information gathering techniques for an effective and efficient audit
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This course will help students understand the information gathering methods for audit engagements and support them in their preparation for the CIA Part 2 exam offered by IIA-USA.


  • None. This is the basic course.


This course contains the area of Information Gathering which is included in the CIA Part 2 exam offered by IIA USA. After completing this course, you can easily solve MCQs relating to this topic. 5 topics are discussed in this course. 1) Qualities of Information 2) Sources and Nature of Information 3) Questionnaires 4) Interviewing 5) Other Methods

About The IIA

Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association with global headquarters in Lake Mary, Florida, USA. The IIA is the internal audit profession's global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator. Generally, members work in internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audit, education, and security.

Globally, The IIA has more than 200,000 members. The IIA in North America comprises 159 chapters serving more than 70,000 members in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean (Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Turks & Caicos), Bermuda, and Trinidad & Tobago. Members enjoy benefits offered by the North American Service Center including local, national, and global professional networking; world-class training; certification; standards and guidance; research; executive development; career opportunities; and more. IIA members throughout North America enjoy free members-only webinars and member savings on national conferences such as the General Audit Management (GAM) and All Star Conferences. The IIA’s Audit Executive Center provides chief audit executives relevant and timely thought leadership and connections to peers for benchmarking and sharing best practices. And resources such as IIA Quality Services make The Institute an indispensable partner to you and your organization.

Who this course is for:

  • Accountants, Auditors, Managers, CEOs, CFOs, Lawyers, Doctors, Engineers


Auditor by profession, Trainer by passion
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Bachelors from UK with First Class, Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) & Associate Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA)

6+ years of practical experience (3+ in Public Sector audit, 2 in Big-Four external audit, 1 in Finance). Have provided audit services to cross-industry portfolio including Oil and Gas, Construction, Event Management, Marine Transport and Education Management.

10+ years of corporate, classroom and online training experience covering audit, finance and related topics spanning across the Middle East and South Asia which makes me an expert in the training field. Ability to handle different nationalities under one roof and to run successful webinars, seminars and workshops with excellent pass rates and feedback.

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