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ICBA Auditing Certificate Program

The ICBA Auditing Certificate program equips internal auditors with the knowledge and tools needed to successfully conduct and perform the internal audit function in their bank.  This certificate program consists of an introductory module and four critical learning areas. Each learning area includes a comprehensive exam. Upon successful completion of all four learning areas, the learner is awarded a certificate.

Introduction to the Program: This short module provides the learner with an overview of the certificate program.

Area 1: Introduction to Community Bank Auditing CPE Credits
  • Core Course:  Auditing: The Basics
  • Introduction to Financial Statements
  • Presentation Skills
  • Basics of Budgeting
  • The Evolving Role of the Finance Function
  • Core Course:  Internal Auditing Working Papers
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act Primer
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Business Writing: Reports and Proposals
Area 2: Operating and Compliance Auditing CPE Credits
  • Core Course:  Regulatory Accounting and Operational Auditing
  • Compliance Primer
  • Regulatory Examination Preparation
  • Report Organization and Presentation
  • Quality Management Refresher
  • Core Course:  Auditing: Fraud
  • Consumer Lending Fraud
  • Business Writing: Preparation
  • Red Flags Overview 
  • Fraud Awareness and Detection
Area 3: Auditing Assets and Liabilities CPE Credits
  • Core Course:  Auditing Assets
  • Truth in Lending Act: Regulation Z
  • Communicating Proactively
  • Appraisal Standards
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Core Course:  Auditing Liabilities and Other Activities (6291EN)
  • Regulation E: The Electronic Funds Transfer Act
  • Business Writing: Being Effective
  • Deposits 101
Area 4: Bank Information Systems CPE Credits
  • Core Course:  Bank Information System Auditing (7274EN)
  • IT Security for Banks
  • IT Security Primer
  • Communicating Persuasively
  • Gramm-Leach Bliley Act Privacy Policy
  • Cloud Computing: An Introduction
  • Crisis Management and Emergency Response Planning

Total Courses: 35
Total CPE: 50