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CISA Certification - CISA Exam

  • Amazing value ONLY £1095 for your Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Training course by the largest global training provider
  • Exam Pass Guarantee: Enrol in any of our CISA courses and we guarantee that you will pass the CISA ExamSee FAQs Below
  • GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE FOR YOUR CISA CERTIFICATION
  • 4 days of classroom training by expert CISA instructors 
  • Comprehensive guidance with CISA exam application process 
  • The training course prepares you to take the ISACA CISA Examination
  • Very high earning potential with a CISA Certification 
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FAQ's
  • Can I take the CISA exam with The Knowledge Academy

    No. Each delegate will have to make direct contact with ISACA to book and arrange the CISA exam to be taken at one of the following locations - London, Birmingham or Manchester

  • Can I sit the exam at a time and date suitable to me?

    No. The CISA exams are carried out three times a year, June, September and December on set dates. The next exam date is on 8th June 2013. The final registration deadline is 3rd April 2013 which is subject to change. For clarification please contact ISACA directly.

  • What is the Exam Pass Guarantee?

    Our exam pass guarantee gives you confidence that we will support your learning until you pass your CISA exam. We guarantee that you will pass your CISA exam after completing our CISA Class. All we require is for you to take the exam within 90 days of completing the class. Attend all class days and complete all class assignments If you do not pass the exam after the 1st attempt, we will allow you to attend the class again free of charge. Should you fail the exam on your 2nd attempt, you will be eligible to enrol in the class again, free of charge. CISA examination results must be verified to confirm re-enrolment and is subject to availability.

  • Is this course accredited?

    This is an exam preparation course. You will become certified once you pass the ISACA CISA examination

  • What are the pre-requisites?

    A minimum of five years of professional information systems auditing, control or security work experience (as described in the job content areas) is required for CISA certification. Substitutions and waivers of such experience may be obtained as follows: A maximum of one year of information systems experience OR one year of financial or operational auditing experience can be substituted for one year of information systems auditing, control or security experience 60 to 120 completed university/college semester credit hours (the equivalent of a Bachelor degree) can be substituted for one or two years, respectively, of information systems auditing, control or security experience Two years as a full-time university instructor in a related field (e.g., computer science, accounting, information systems auditing) can be substituted for one year of information systems auditing, control or security experience Experience must have been gained within the 10-year period preceding the application date for certification or within five years from the date of initially passing the examination. Retaking and passing the examination will be required if the application for certification is not submitted within five years from the passing date of the examination. All experience will be verified independently with employers.

  • What is the experience of the instructor(s) delivering my course?

    All of our instructors have many years experience in ISACA CISA methodologies

  • What do The Knowledge Academy provide me on the course?

    You will receive on the course, The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book, Exam preparation, Certificate, Experienced Instructor and Refreshments

  • Will I receive a certificate?

    Yes you will receive a certificate once you have completed your CISA course

  • What is a CISA Certification?

    A CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) certification is a globally accepted standard acknowledgement among Information Systems Audit, Control and Security professionals. Those that possess this qualification are able to demonstrate the skills to measure and assess

  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am

Overview

The Knowledge Academy

Certified Information Systems Auditor

Introduction

The Knowledge Academy deliver this 4 day course to provide you with the required knowledge to sit the professional certification accredited by ISACA for the Certified Information Systems Auditor exam.  

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites to attending the Knowledge Academy Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) course or to taking the CISA 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.

Successful examination candidates will be sent all information required to apply for certification with their notification of a passing score. It is important to note that many individuals choose to take the CISA exam prior to meeting the experience requirements. This practice is acceptable and encouraged although the CISA designation will not be awarded until all the work experience requirements are met.

The work experience requirements are a minimum of five years of professional information systems auditing, control or security work experience (as described in the job content areas) is required for CISA certification. Substitutions and waivers of such experience may be obtained as follows:

A maximum of one year of information systems experience OR one year of financial or operational auditing experience can be substituted for one year of information systems auditing, control or security experience

60 to 120 completed university/college semester credit hours (the equivalent of a Bachelor degree) can be substituted for one or two years, respectively, of information systems auditing, control or security experience

Two years as a full-time university instructor in a related field (e.g., computer science, accounting, information systems auditing) can be substituted for one year of information systems auditing, control or security experience

Experience must have been gained within the 10-year period preceding the application date for certification or within five years from the date of initially passing the examination. Retaking and passing the examination will be required if the application for certification is not submitted within five years from the passing date of the examination. All experience will be verified independently with employers.

Who Should Attend
IT, Finance & Operational Professionals, Internal & External Auditors who are seeking to take the CISA examination and any individuals who have an interest in information systems audit, control and security.

In the preparation for the CISA Examination, we recommend that each participant purchase the following ISACA study materials directly from the ISACA bookstore:

 CISA Review Manual

 CISA Review Questions, Answers & Explanations Manual

 CISA Practice Questions Database

Certified Information Systems Auditor Course Agenda (as a brief guidance)

Information Systems Audit Process

  • Developing a risk based IT audit strategy
  • Planning specific audits
  • Conducting audits to IS audit standards
  • Implementation of risk management and control practices

IT Governance and Management

  • Effectiveness of IT Governance structure
  • IT organisational structure and human resources (personnel) management
  • Organisation's IT policies, standards and procedures
  • Adequacy of the Quality Management System
  • IT management and monitoring of controls
  • IT resource investment
  • IT contracting strategies and policies
  • Management of organisations IT related risks
  • Monitoring and assurance practices
  • Organisation business continuity plan

Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation

  • Business case development for IS acquisition, development, maintenance and retirement
  • Project management practices and controls
  • Conducting reviews of project management practices
  • Controls for requirements, acquisition, development and testing phases
  • Readiness for information systems
  • Project Plan Reviewing
  • Post Implementation System Reviews

Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Support

  • Conduct periodic reviews of organisations objectives 
  • Service level management
  • Third party management practices
  • Operations and end-user procedures
  • Process of information systems maintenance
  • Data administration practices to determine the integrity & optimisation of databases 
  • Use of capacity and performance monitoring tools & techniques
  • Problem and incident management practices
  • Change, configuration and release management practices
  • Adequacy of backup and restore provisions
  • Organisations disaster recovery plan in the event of a disaster

Protection of Information Assets

  • Information security policies, standards and procedures
  • Design, implementing, monitoring of system and logical security controls 
  • Design, implementing, monitoring of data classification processes and procedures
  • Design, implementing, monitoring of physical access and environmental controls
  • Processes and procedures to store, retrieve, transport and dispose of information assets

CISA Examination

The CISA examination is carried out three times a year during the months of June, September & December.

Registration for the exam is 3 months prior to the test date. This has to be actioned directly with ISACA at www.isaca.org

The examination consists of 200 multiple-choice questions within a 4-hour time limit. Exam scores are reported on a scale from 200 to 800. A candidate must receive a score of 450 or higher to pass the exam.

What's included?
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book
  • Course Material
  • ISACA Exam Preparation
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments
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Business analysis is the task of understanding business change needs – Assessing the business impact of those changes, capturing, analysing and documenting requirements and supporting the communication and delivery with relevant stakeholders. The Business Analyst is someone who is a part of the business operation and works with IT to improve the quality if the services being delivered.

Businesses need to adapt continually if they are to be successful. The business analyst is the catalyst of these changes, working closely with the business to create innovative solutions to business problems.

The typical deliverables of a Business Analyst could very between; business and functional/non-functional requirements as well as as-is and to-be processes including a business case.

The Business Analyst records requirements a form of management tool, whether it be simple spreadsheet or a complex application.

Areas of business analysis:

  • Strategic planning - To identify the organisation's business needs
  • Business model analysis - To define the organisation's policies and market approaches
  • Process design - To standardise the organisation's workflows
  • Systems analysis - The interpretation of business rules and requirements for technical systems

You could find yourself in a variation of industries, some including; finance, banking, insurance, telecoms, utilities, software services etc.

To gain a Diploma, candidates must pass four one-hour written examinations on a number of business topics.

There is a combination of core and specialist modules and an oral examination.

There are two types of core modules in the Diploma, these can be gained in any order. You can choose from either “BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice” or “BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering”.

Candidates must also choose one “knowledge-based” module and one “practitioner” module to complete their certificates. You make your choice depending on your own background and preferences. As well as what your organisation requires and the nature of your role(s).

Finally you must sit an oral examination (this lasts for just under an hour). The candidate is required to demonstrate that they can put the competences gained in the written exams into coherent context.

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