ISACA CERTIFIED INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDITOR (CISA) (SF) (SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING)

ISACA CERTIFIED INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDITOR (CISA) (SF) (SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING)

Funded

Course Duration

40.0 hr(s)

Mode of Assessment

Written Assessment, Oral Questioning, Written Test

Who Should Attend

  • IT Auditor
  • Compliance Analyst/Program Manager
  • Risk Analyst/Program Manager
  • Data Protection Manager
  • Security Officer/ Security Manager
  • IT Consultant

What's In It for Me

  • CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor – is world-renowned as the standard of achievement for those who audit, control, monitor and assess an organization’s information technology and business systems
  • As a part of the course, learners will receive this courseware:
    • Official Digital CISA review manual (12 months access)
    • Digital QAE <questions, answers, enquiries> (12 months access)

Course Overview

The 5-day ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in information systems auditing.

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification validates your knowledge for information systems auditing, assurance, control, security, cybersecurity, and governance.

Offered by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the credential is designed for IT and IS auditors tasked with evaluating an organization’s information systems to identify issues and potential security threats. This globally recognized certification is one of the few certifications specifically designed for IT auditors. According to the ISACA, the certification is also beneficial for compliance analysts, program managers, risk analysts, data protection managers, security officers, and IT consultants.

This course will prepare participants to sit for CISA Examination and they can apply within 5 years of having passed the exam to get certified. (Full details of CISA  Certification Requirements can be found at https://www.isaca.org/credentialing/cisa/get-cisa-certified)

Course Schedule

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to gain a comprehensive, up-to-date and in-depth knowledge of the following 5 job practice domains

  • Domain 1: Information System Auditing Process (21 percent)
  • Domain 2: Governance and Management of IT (17 percent)
  • Domain 3: Information Systems, Acquisition, Development and Implementation (12 percent)
  • Domain 4: Information Systems Operations and Business Resilience (23 percent)
  • Domain 5: Protection of Information Assets (27 percent)
  • Understand ISACA CISA Examination requirements and process

Key Objectives:

  1. Comprehensive Understanding: Gain a thorough understanding of information systems auditing principles, practices, and techniques, providing a solid foundation for conducting effective audits.

  2. Governance and Management Mastery: Acquire expertise in IT governance and management, covering frameworks, strategic development, and organizational structures to ensure alignment with business objectives.

  3. Systems Lifecycle Competence: Develop competence in information systems acquisition, development, and implementation, including project management, quality assurance, and security controls within the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

  4. Operations and Resilience Expertise: Explore information systems operations, IT service management, incident response, and business resilience, ensuring the ability to maintain business continuity and respond effectively to disruptions.

  5. Information Assets Protection: Focus on the protection of information assets through the mastery of physical and environmental security, logical access controls, and strategies for safeguarding sensitive data.

Pre-requisites

Below are the certification requirements, if you are taking the course just for knowledge it is not mandatory to possess the below requirements:

  • 5-years of professional information systems auditing, control or security work.
  • Waivers of up to 3 years can apply with appropriate university experience and training.
  • Recommended for Students or early career candidates: ITCA
  • Experience in information security management is mandatory
  • Minimum of five years of information security work experience, with a minimum of three years of information security management work experience in three or more of the job practice areas
  • Experience in general information security optional
  • Appropriate managerial skills with knowledge of relevant tools and techniques
  • Proficiency in the English language equivalent to the GCE O Level is expected

  • Hardware & Software
    • This course will be conducted as a Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom platform.
    • Participants must own a Zoom account and have a laptop or a desktop with “Zoom Client for Meetings” installed. Download from zoom.us/download.

System Requirement

Must-have:
Please ensure that your computer or laptop meets the following requirements. 

  • Operating system: Windows 10 or MacOS (64 bit or above) 
  • Processor/CPU: 1.8 GHz, 2-core Intel Core i3 or higher 
  • Minimum 20 GB hard disk space 
  • Minimum 8 GB RAM 
  • Webcam (camera must be turned on for the duration of the class) 
  • Microphone 
  • Internet Connection: Wired or Wireless broadband 
  • Latest version of Zoom software to be installed on computer or laptop prior to the class. 

 Good-to-have: 

  • Wired internet connection
    Wired internet will provide you with stable and reliable connection.
     
  • Dual monitors
    Using a dual monitor setup will undoubtedly improve your training experience, enabling you to simultaneously participate in hands-on exercises and maintain engagement with your instructor. 

Not recommended: 
Using tablets are not recommended due to their smaller screen size, which could cause eye strain and discomfort over the course of the program's duration.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Certified Information System Auditor- CISA
  • The Process of Auditing Information Systems
  • Governance and Management of IT
  • Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Implementation
  • Protection of Information Assets
  • Supporting Tasks for 2019 CISA Certification Job Practice Areas by Domain

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

  • Upon meeting at least 75% attendance and passing the assessment(s), Statement of Attainment (SOAs) will be issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) to certify that the participant has achieved the following Competency Standard(s): Audit and Compliance ICT-SNA-3001-1.1
     
  • Upon meeting the attendance and assessment(s) criteria, participants will be awarded with a digital Certificate of Completion from NTUC LearningHub.
    APPLY TO GET CERTIFIED
     
  • After passing the exam, within 5 years you will need to apply for certification at (https://www.isaca.org/credentialing/cisa/get-cisa-certified)
     
  • MAINTAIN CISA CERTIFICATION
     
  • After getting certified, maintain your certification at (https://www.isaca.org/credentialing/cisa/maintain-cisa-certification)

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction: English
Trainer to trainee ratio: 1:20

Mode of Delivery: <Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom> or <Physical class>

Price

NTUC LHUB must receive payment by 31st December 2023 (8% GST applies)
[You are encouraged to make payment ahead of time]

  

Individual Sponsored 

Company Sponsored 

 

Non-SME 

SME 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

For foreigners and all others who are not eligible for subsidies in the next two categories below (Full Course Fee)

$2,500.00

$2,700.00

$2,500.00

$2,700.00

$2,500.00

$2,700.00

For Singapore Citizens & PRs:
(a) individually-sponsored trainees aged 21-39 years
(b) company-sponsored trainees aged 39 years & below

$750.00

$810.00

$750.00

$810.00

$250.00

$310.00

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$250.00

$310.00

$250.00

$310.00

$250.00

$310.00

Payments received by NTUC LHUB from 1st January 2024 (9% GST applies)

  

Individual Sponsored 

Company Sponsored 

 

Non-SME 

SME 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

For foreigners and all others who are not eligible for subsidies in the next two categories below (Full Course Fee)

$2,500.00

$2,725.00

$2,500.00

$2,725.00

$2,500.00

$2,725.00

For Singapore Citizens & PRs:
(a) individually-sponsored trainees aged 21-39 years
(b) company-sponsored trainees aged 39 years & below

$750.00

$817.50

$750.00

$817.50

$250.00

$317.50

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$250.00

$317.50

$250.00

$317.50

$250.00

$317.50


Funding Eligibility Criteria

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • From 1 October 2023, attendance-taking for SkillsFuture Singapore's (SSG) funded courses must be done digitally via the Singpass App. This applies to both physical and synchronous e-learning courses.​
  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance.
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments and attain 100% competency.
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria.
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • From 1 October 2023, attendance-taking for SkillsFuture Singapore's (SSG) funded courses must be done digitally via the Singpass App. This applies to both physical and synchronous e-learning courses.​
  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance.
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments and attain 100% competency.
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from the employer if trainee did not meet the eligibility criteria.


Remarks

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

SkillsFuture Credit: 

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding.

UTAP: 

  • This course is eligible for Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP).
  • NTUC members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under UTAP.

PSEA: 

  • To check for Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) eligibility for this course, visit:
    (a)
    SkillsFuture (TGS-2023022086) for Virtual Learning Class (VLC)
    (b) 
    SkillsFuture (TGS-2023022085) for Face-to-Face class
  • Scroll down to “Keyword Tags” to verify for PSEA eligibility. 
  • If there is “PSEA” under keyword tags, the course is eligible for PSEA.  
  • And if there is no “PSEA” under keyword tags, the course is ineligible for PSEA. 
  • Not all courses are eligible for PSEA funding.

Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding: 

  • $4.50 per hour, capped at $100,000 per enterprise per calendar year.
  • AP funding will be computed based on the actual number of training hours attended by the trainee.
  • Note: Courses / Modules under Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) will not be eligible for AP funding claim.


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Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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