Courses Details
Course Overview

The CISA designation is a globally recognized 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 institute controls within the enterprise.

Enhance your career by earning CISA—world-renowned as the standard of achievement for those who audit, control, monitor and assess information technology and business systems
Course Schedule
Target Audience
CISA is designed for:

IS/IT Auditors
IS/IT Consultants
IS/IT Audit Managers
Security Professionals
Non-IT Auditors
Course Prerequisites
 A minimum of 5 years of professional information systems auditing, control or security work experience (as described in the CISA job practice areas) 
Expected Accomplishments

At the end of this course, you will:

  • Gain a better understanding of IS audit and assurance guidelines and standards. 
  • Develop a working knowledge of the five domains of CISA.
  • Learn the strategies utilized by successful CISA exam takers
Course Outline

The course covers all five of the CISA domains, and each section corresponds directly to the CISA job practice. 

The job practice domains and task and knowledge statements are as follows:

Domain 1—The Process of Auditing Information Systems (21%)
Domain 2—Governance and Management of IT (16%)
Domain 3—Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation (18%)
Domain 4—Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Service Management (20%)
Domain 5—Protection of Information Assets (25%)

Domain 1 — The Process of Auditing Information Systems

  • Domain 1 Workbook: Knowledge Statements, Tasks Statements, Glossary & Notes
  • Risk-based IS Audit Strategy
  • Plan Audits
  • Conduct Audits
    • Process & Procedures
    • Important Concepts
  • Control Self-Assessments (CSA)
  • Communicate Audit Results & Follow-up
  • Domain 1 Case Study Activity

Domain 2 – Governance & Management of IT

  • Domain 2 Workbook: Knowledge Statements, Tasks Statements, Glossary & Notes
  • Evaluate the IT Strategy
  • Evaluate the IT Governance Structure
  • Evaluate the IT Organization Structure & HR Management, IT Policies, Standards, & Procedures
  • Evaluate IT Resource Management & IT Portfolio Management
  • Evaluate Risk Management Practices & IT Management
  • Evaluate Controls & KPIs
  • Evaluate the Organization’s BCP
  • Domain 2 Case Study Activity

Domain 3 – Information Systems Acquisition, Development, & Implementation

  • Domain 3 Workbook: Knowledge Statements, Tasks Statements, Glossary & Notes
  • Evaluate the Business Case for Proposed Investments
  • Evaluate the IT Supplier Selection & Contract Management Processes
  • Evaluate the Project Management Framework
  • Conduct Project Reviews
  • Virtualization & Cloud Service Provider (CSP) Architecture
  • Evaluate Controls for Information Systems during Acquisition
  • Evaluate Readiness for Implementation
  • Conduct Post-Implementation Reviews
  • Domain 3 Case Study Activity

Domain 4 – Information Systems Operations, Maintenance, & Service Management

  • Domain 4 Workbook: Knowledge Statements, Tasks Statements, Glossary & Notes
  • Evaluate IT Service Management Framework & Practices
  • Conduct Periodic Reviews of Information Systems
  • Evaluate IT Operations & IT Maintenance
  • Evaluate Database Management Practices & Data Quality
  • Evaluate Problem & Incident Management
  • Change and Release Management Practices
  • Evaluate End User Computing, & IT Continuity & Resilience
  • Disaster Recovery Testing
  • Domain 4 Case Study Activity

Domain 5 – Protection of Information Assets

  • Domain 5 Workbook: Knowledge Statements, Tasks Statements, Glossary & Notes
  • Evaluate Information Security & Privacy
  • Evaluate Physical & Environmental Controls
  • Evaluate the System & Logical Security Controls
  • Evaluate Data Classification & Information Asset Safeguards
  • Evaluate Information Security Programs
  • Domain 5 Case Study Activity