Dates & Times: 

Friday, February 17 2023 – Part 1

Friday, March 17, 2023 – Part 2

Friday, April 14, 2023 – Part 1 of Part 3 and

Friday, April 21, 2023 – Part 2 of Part 3 

Each Class will begin at 8:30am and end at 5:00pm.

Delivery Method:  Group Live In-Person

Location: North Carolina Judicial Center, 901 Corporate Center Drive, The Oak Room, Raleigh, NC 27607

Instructor:  Garland Granger, CPA, CIA, CFE  

Mr. Granger is president of Professional Accounting Seminars, Inc. He worked 2 years in banking, 8 years in public accounting and was associate professor of accounting at Guilford College in Greensboro.  Garland returns to teach the review course for the Raleigh-Durham chapter this year for the fifth time, and has taught the course for the past 7 years in Charlotte. He taught a three-weekend review course for the Boston IIA chapter for six years. The course was offered twice a year and during that time over seven hundred attendees became CIAs.  He has also taught the review course for the Columbia, SC IIA chapter for 34 years.  He has taught accounting, internal audit, and fraud seminars for the past twenty-six years and has taught over 1,000 seminars in twenty states.  He offers seminars to the public as well as teaching in-house seminars to CPA firms and major corporations.  His passion is helping individuals pass the CIA exam through the review courses he teaches.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the foundation of knowledge required to be successful on the Institute of Internal Auditors' (IIA) Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) examinations
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of internal audit methodology for successful performance of internal audits
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the IIA's International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) critical to performing internal audits in federal, state and local government, private sector and non-profit organizations
  • Understand IIA Standards, the ten Core Principles, the Code of Ethics and the importance of independence and objectivity in performance of audits
  • Gain awareness of the use of technology to enhance the audit activity and audit process
  • Be able to assist management of organizations being audited to understand the audit process to minimize interruption of business activities
  • Become familiar with ways in which an organization can adapt to better compete in the global marketplace
  • Be able to correctly evaluate and suggest improvements to the effectiveness of risk management, internal control, and governance processes throughout the organization

Program Description:

Part 1:  Essentials of Internal Auditing February 17, 2023

Individuals completing this course should be prepared to take Part 1 of the Certified Internal Auditor Exam.  The individual will understand the foundations of internal audit, the mandatory guidance, governance, risk management, controls, and fraud risk. Cost: $100.   To Register Click Here:

Part 2: Practice of Internal Auditing March 17, 2023

Individuals completing this course should be prepared to take Part 2 of the Certified Internal Auditor Exam. The individual will understand the various types of engagement, the internal audit plan, planning the engagement, gathering information, sampling, documentation requirements, and communicating the results of the audit. Cost: $100.   To Register Click Here:

Part 3:  Business Knowledge for Internal Auditing April 14 and 21, 2023 (due to the extensive scope of this section, the review will be broken out into a 2-day session). Individuals completing this course should be prepared to take Part 3 of the Certified Internal Auditor Exam. Major topics in this session will include strategic management, organizational theory, information technology, both financial and managerial accounting, and capital structure and budgeting. Cost: $200.  To Register Click Here:

*Note: A limited number of discounted student registrations is available for each exam part review.  If you are a student interested in attending one or more of the review sessions, please contact us at

CPEs:  Participants will earn up to 8.0 CPE credits for each class attended.    

Field of Study:  Auditing

Prerequisites:  There are no prerequisites for these classes.

Advanced Preparation:  None

Program Level:  Intermediate

Cancellation and Refund Policy:  Cancellations must be received no less than five (5) business days prior to the event to receive a refund.  

Official Registry Statement:  The IIA’s Raleigh/Durham Chapter is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website at:

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