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Drive in the Lead Position

Demonstrate your organizational, ethical, and internal audit leadership skills by obtaining the Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership® (QIAL®), the premier designation for internal audit executives. Whether you’re an experienced chief audit executive or aspiring to take the next step in your internal audit career, the QIAL conveys to your stakeholders that you have what it takes to lead a quality internal audit activity and provide senior management and the board with reliable assurance.

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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Prospective and current IIA certification candidates, join us for an informal 30-minute webinar! A certification expert will be available to answer your questions about certification programs, CCMS, and more. Register for the Certification Q&A Webinar to hear from The IIA Certification team and your peers on the best study methods to prepare for IIA exams*.

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*IIA exams are non-disclosed, which means that current exam questions and answers will not be published or divulged.

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CPE Reporting Is Still Required

CPE Reporting Is Still RequiredThe IIA certainly understands the uncertainty of the times, which is why we’ve made online training a very viable, virtual reality for earning required CPEs. Choose from OnDemand courses available 24/7 or facilitator-led and livestreaming seminars, webinars, or conferences.

Learn about online CPE requirements and opportunities.

Meet CIA, CRMA Maja Milosavljevic

Maja-MilosavljevicMaja Milosavljevic was born in Belgrade, Serbia, where she finished her bachelor studies in accounting, auditing, and financial management as the best student in her class. She then completed her master studies in the same area at the University of Belgrade.

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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).​