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Drive in the Lead Position

Growth and change in the internal auditing field are demanding a new type of leader. The Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership® (QIAL®) program teaches highly transferable skills with an emphasis on how these skills coalesce around the qualities of audit executives and experienced instructors.

Earning the QIAL proves you are among the next generation of innovative leaders with the ability to:

  • Drive a high performing audit team.
  • Deliver value by addressing stakeholder needs.
  • Navigate top-down risks.
  • Meet expectations of an evolving marketplace.
  • Provide internal audit and organizational leadership.
  • Bring ethical, innovative, and change leadership.
  • Increase earning potential by up to 51 percent.*
 
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*According to The IIA’s 2017 Internal Audit Compensation Study, the average salary of internal auditors who hold one or more certifications is 51 percent higher than that of peers with no certifications (based on U.S. responses).​