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Wiley CIAexcel Exam Review 2014: Part 3, Internal Audit Knowledge Elements

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The definitive Certified Internal Auditor Exam preparationguide

Designed to help you rigorously and thoroughly prepare for theCertified Internal Auditor (CIA) Exam, Wiley CIA Exam Review 2014 Part 3, Internal Audit Knowledge Elements covers the keytopics on Part III of the exam. These include business processes;financial accounting and finance; managerial accounting; regulatory, legal, and economics; and information technology. * Features a full exploration of theory and concepts * Prepares students to properly understand the weight given totopics on the exam and react accordingly * Includes indications of the level of difficulty for each topicin order to properly manage study time and focus areas * Offers comprehensive coverage of exam material along with aglossary of applicable terminology

Expert author S. Rao Vallabhaneni puts his twenty-five years ofinternal auditing and accounting management experience to work tobring you the definitive resource to help you prepare for the CIAExam.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Preface
    1. Administrative Matters
    2. Acknowledgments
  5. CIA Exam Study Preparation Resources
  6. CIA Exam-Taking Tips and Techniques
  7. CIA Exam Content Specifications
  8. DOMAIN 1: Governance and Business Ethics (5–15%)
    1. 1.1 Corporate/Organizational Governance Principles
    2. 1.2 Business Ethics
    3. 1.3 Corporate Social Responsibility
  9. DOMAIN 2: Risk Management (10–20%)
    1. 2.1 Corporate Risk Management
    2. 2.2 Risk Management Methodology
    3. 2.3 Various Types of Risks
    4. 2.4 Risk Management Tools
    5. 2.5 Managing Corporate Risks
    6. 2.6 Enterprise Risk Management
  10. DOMAIN 3: Organizational Structure, Business Processes, and Risks (15–25%)
    1. 3.1 Risk/Control Implications of Different Organizational Structures
    2. 3.2 Types of Organizational Structures
    3. 3.3 Schemes in Various Business Cycles
    4. 3.4 Business Process Analysis
    5. 3.5 Inventory Management Techniques and Concepts
    6. 3.6 Electronic Data Systems
    7. 3.7 Business Development Life Cycles
    8. 3.8 International Organization for Standardization Framework
    9. 3.9 Outsourcing Business Processes
  11. DOMAIN 4: Communication (5–10%)
    1. 4.1 Communication Skills
    2. 4.2 Stakeholder Relationships
  12. DOMAIN 5: Management and Leadership Principles (10–20%)
    1. 5.1 Strategic Management
    2. 5.2 Organizational Behavior
    3. 5.3 Management Skills
    4. 5.4 Conflict Management
    5. 5.5 Project Management and Change Management
  13. DOMAIN 6: Information Technology and Business Continuity (15–25%)
    1. 6.1 Security
    2. 6.2 Application Development
    3. 6.3 System Infrastructure
    4. 6.4 Business Continuity
  14. DOMAIN 7: Financial Management (13–23%)
    1. 7.1 Financial Accounting and Finance
    2. 7.2 Managerial Accounting
  15. DOMAIN 8: Global Business Environment (0–10%)
    1. 8.1 Economic/Financial Environments
    2. 8.2 Cultural/Political Environments
    3. 8.3 Legal and Economic Concepts
    4. 8.4 Impact of Government Legislation and Regulation on Business
  16. Sample Practice Questions, Answers, and Explanations
  17. Glossary
  18. Index