CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor

£180.00

Course Code EDCVITIN16

Course Overview

CISA is to Audit what CPA and CA are to Accounting. CISAs are recognized internationally as professionals with the knowledge, skills, experience and credibility to leverage standards, manage vulnerabilities, ensure compliance, offer solutions, institute controls and deliver value to the enterprise. Demonstrate excellence in IT systems auditing by completing the ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor course.It will help you to learn the theories as well as the practical skills required to become a fully-qualified systems auditor.

This distance learning CISA course also offers you a solid foundation for the Certified Information Systems Auditor Exam. Since 1978 the CISA qualification has been regarded as an industry-leading qualification for IT auditors, with holders demonstrating a proven level of competence. It is a globally recognised 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 manage vulnerabilities, ensure compliance and institute controls within the enterprise.

Adding this certification to your CV broadens your future opportunities and significantly improves your chances of earning a higher income with current or future employers.

 

Who should take this course?

This course is best suited to:

  • IT professionals responsible for audit, control and security of corporate computer and networking resources.
  • Consultants tasked with documenting current business system provisions and making recommendations on how to improve monitoring, control and protection provisions.
  • Junior IT security team members who would like to take their knowledge to expert level.
  • Individuals who need to achieve an industry-recognised qualification to prove their competence.

 

Advantages of the Course

Students enrolling on the CISA course can expect to benefit from:

  • A greater understanding of IT systems auditing procedures and how they are applied.
  • Improved practical auditing skills that will help employees raise standards and security within their organisations.
  • The skills and experience required to sit and pass the well-respected CISA certification.
  • The acquisition of extremely valuable skills that will help learners secure internal promotions or new roles within the IT system auditing sector, widening employment prospects.

Course Features

Your CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor Course:

    The skills and practices that CISA promotes and evaluates are the building blocks of success in the IS audit field. Possessing the CISA demonstrates proficiency and is the basis for measurement in the profession.

Study Time

Study Hours are an approximate figure and are dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor course is: Self Paced

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Key Topics

The CISA course is divided into following lessons:

  • Domain 1: The Process of Auditing Information Systems (14%)
  • Domain 2: Governance and Management of IT (14%)
  • Domain 3: Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation (19%)
  • Domain 4: Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Support (23%)
  • Domain 5: Protection of Information Assets (30%)
Assessments

This CISA course will prepare you for following certification :
ISACA-CISA Certification

To help you with Exam Preparations, we provide you with full length practice tests. These tests closely follow the exam objectives and are designed to simulate real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure that learners are prepared for the certification exam.

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

The examination is open to all individuals who have an interest in information systems audit, control and security. All are encouraged to work toward and take the examination.

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Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations: Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor.

Flash Cards & Educational Games:
We provide Flash Cards and Education Games throughout our courses which will allow you to train in ways that keep you engaged and focused. Each course will have dozens of Flash Cards so you can sharpen your skill-sets throughout your training as well as educational games designed to make sure your retention level of the materials is extremely high.

Quizzes & Exam Simulators:
The practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. The courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing center. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

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This course is designed with a world class Learning Management System (LMS). This system allows you to interact and collaborate with other students and employees, form study groups, engage in discussions in our forums, rate and “like” different courses and stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge through our forums, student contributions and announcement features.

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Expert Instructor-Led Training
eDistance Learning uses the content from the finest publishers and only the IT industry’s finest instructors who have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. You can study at your own pace which creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.

Key Features

In addition to instructor led training, we provide you with following features :

  • Exercise Questions
  • Flash Cards and Educational Games
  • Quizzes and Exam Simulators
  • 5+ Lessons

Qualification

This CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor course will prepare you for following certification:

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

The ISACA CISA is world-renowned as the standard of achievement for those who audit, control, monitor and assess information technology and business systems. 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.

Possible Career Path
  • Security Officer
  • Auditor
  • Risk Management
  • Privacy Controller
  • Security Auditor
What's Included

Our online courses are fully digitised so you can study on any smart device. Your learning programme is completely flexible so you can study at a pace that suits you. All our content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective. Your course of study is broken down into units and sections, each of which contains lessons, activities and test papers. Courses are delivered on our Digital Learning Environment allowing you to study from anywhere on any smart device as long as you have access to the Internet. The course concludes by preparing you for examination using past papers in your chosen subject.

As a student, your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the CISA home study course and earn your award:

  • Online study materials to enable the student to successfully complete the course.
  • Expert Instructor-Led Training
  • Interactive Exercises
  • Exercises, Quizzes & Flashcards
  • Practice Test Sets
  • Exam Simulators
  • State of the Art Educator Tools
  • Award Winning Learning Platform (LMS)
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Reordering a course pack, if you have damaged yours, can be costly. You can usually expect to pay a huge price for a copy. The 12 month insurance Cover will meet the cost for you if your pack was damaged. We will send out another Course Pack at no extra cost if you send us a proof of the damaged course.

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We support our students even after they have graduated from the college. Learning for Life Services include:

  • 1. Academic Reference: We are often asked to provide references for students by employers or colleges and universities. The aims of an academic reference are to confirm facts (confirm accuracy of statements made in any application) and to provide relevant opinion on the candidate's aptitude and ability.

  • 2. CV Refresh Service: When you successfully complete your course you will be entitled to our CV refresh service. We will update your current CV to ensure that your new skills and achievements are presented to the highest standard. We will also add your CV to databank of our sister company www.twindo.co.uk

  • 3. 25% off Courses: *(This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)

    For all students who successfully complete their course, you will be entitled to 25% off any future courses through eDistance Learning or it's partners.

    Furthermore this offer will be extended to your family and friends.

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Further Information
Award Level: Training Course

Awarding Body: ISACA

Format: Online

If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.

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Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

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Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

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This course can be enrolled upon by students internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.

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Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.

Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.

Step Three: Within 7 days (normally 48 hours) your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you. A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.

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Professional Membership

About ISACA

As an independent, nonprofit, global association, ISACA engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems. Previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only. ISACA membership and its certification programs are globally accepted and recognized. Holding an ISACA designation enhances professional recognition, credibility and earning potential.

FAQ's

What are the prerequisites for this exam?

The examination is open to all individuals who have an interest in information systems audit, control and security. All are encouraged to work toward and take the examination.

What is the exam registration fee?

  • For Member: USD 410
  • For Non-Member: USD 585
Net price does not include applicable taxes, vouchers, promotions you may have. Click here to get information on exam fees.

Where do I take the exam?

The CISA is administered by ISACA itself at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.

What is the format of the exam?

The exam consists of liner and multiple choice questions.

How many questions are asked in the exam?

The exam contains 200 questions.

What is the duration of the exam?

240 minutes

What is the passing score?

450
(on a scale of 200-800)

What is the exam's retake policy?

For CISA exam, ISACA's retake policy is:
  • A candidate receiving a score of less than 450 will not pass and can retake the exam by registering and paying the appropriate exam fee for any future exam administration.
  • To assist with future study, the results letter of each candidate will include a score analysis by content area. There are no limits to the number of times a candidate can take the exam.

What is the validity of the certification?

CISA certification expires three years from date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification. Click here for more information.

Where can I find more information about this exam?

To know more about the CISA exam, click here.

How long do I have to complete the course?

Most courses are for 12 months from the date of purchase and we actively encourage you to complete within this time frame.

Can I extend my tutor support if I do not complete within 12 months?

Yes, we can extend your course for a further 6 months for a fee. We only allow one extension per course.

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To ensure studying is flexible and convenient, most of our courses are divided into sections. You work through each section at your own pace and time. Once completed, send the test paper back to your personal tutor for marking. You will then move onto the next section once successfully completing the previous section. The support period is dependent on the type of course you choose; our minimum support period is one year.

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Our comprehensive course materials are designed to be self-contained with all the relevant information you require to complete the course and gain the relevant certification. However some of our students undertake additional reading via relevant textbooks/study guides and/or the Internet to add value to their studies.

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Course Outline

How is the Course Structured?


Module 01 - The Process of Auditing Information Systems

  • Lesson 1: Management of the Audit Function
  • Lesson 2: ISACA IT Audit and Assurance Standards and Guidelines
  • Lesson 3: Risk Analysis
  • Lesson 4: Internal Controls
  • Lesson 5: Performing An IS Audit
  • Lesson 6: Control Self-Assessment
  • Lesson 7: The Evolving IS Audit Process

Module 02 - Governance and Management of IT

  • Lesson 1: Corporate Governance
  • Lesson 2: IT Governance
  • Lesson 3: IT Monitoring and Assurance Practices for Board and Senior Management
  • Lesson 4: Information Systems Strategy
  • Lesson 5: Maturity and Process Improvement Models
  • Lesson 6: IT Investment and Allocation Practices
  • Lesson 7: Policies and Procedures
  • Lesson 8: Risk Management
  • Lesson 9: IS Management Practices
  • Lesson 10: IS Organizational Structure and Responsibilities
  • Lesson 11: Auditing IT Governance Structure and Implementation
  • Lesson 12: Business Continuity Planning

Module 03 - Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation

  • Lesson 1: Business Realization
  • Lesson 2: Project Management Structure
  • Lesson 3: Project Management Practices
  • Lesson 4: Business Application Development
  • Lesson 5: Business Application Systems
  • Lesson 6: Alternative Forms of Software Project Organization
  • Lesson 7: Alternative Development Methods
  • Lesson 8: Infrastructure Development/Acquisition Practices
  • Lesson 9: Information Systems Maintenance Practices
  • Lesson 10: System Development Tools And Productivity Aids
  • Lesson 11: Business Process Reengineering And Process Change Projects
  • Lesson 12: Application Controls
  • Lesson 13: Auditing Application Controls
  • Lesson 14: Auditing Systems Development, Acquisition And Maintenance

Module 04 - Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Support

  • Lesson 1: Information Systems Operations
  • Lesson 2: Information Systems Hardware
  • Lesson 3: IS Architecture and Software
  • Lesson 4: Network Infrastructure
  • Lesson 5: Disaster Recovery Planning

Module 05 - Protection of Information Assets

  • Lesson 1: Importance Of Information Security
  • Lesson 2: Logical Access
  • Lesson 3: Network Infrastructure Security
  • Lesson 4: Auditing Information Security Management Framework
  • Lesson 5: Auditing Network Infrastructure Security
  • Lesson 6: Environmental Exposures and Controls
  • Lesson 7: Physical Access Exposures and Controls

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Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore any registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the CISA home study course is £225, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £180 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

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Award Level Training Course
Format Online
Study Time Self Paced
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