CPE Self-Study
Complete Guide to the CITP Body of Knowledge - CITP Exam Review Course
Specialized Knowledge
Online: 12.0
An in-depth and comprehensive review of the fundamental dimensions of the CITP body of knowledge.

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Enhance your knowledge.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Auditors
  • Accounting professionals
  • Technology employees
  • Leaders & executives
  • Technology managers
  • Anyone with responsibilities in finance
  • Policy administrators
  • IT staff
  • CPAs interested in the CITP credential

Key Topics

  • IT considerations to the financial statement audit
  • IT risk assessment
  • IT controls and assessment
  • Information governance
  • Security authorization and authentication
  • Logical and physical access controls
  • Network and system security controls
  • Business continuity and disaster recovery
  • Data management and the information life cycle
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • SOC for service organizations
  • Business process improvement

Learning Objectives

  • Leverage information technology to effectively manage financial information.
  • Recognize the types of risk assessment involved in a business entity and how they apply to IT and its relationship to financial reporting in particular.
  • Recognize the internal controls frameworks and how to integrate them with financial reporting.
  • Identify techniques and procedures used in IT assurance services, and recognize how to assess IT-related controls.
  • Understand information governance and the policies, procedures, and standards in place to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information.
  • Understand information management and how it can provide value to an organization.

Are you looking for tools to help you prepare for the CITP Exam? This self-study online course is an in-depth and comprehensive review of the fundamental dimensions of the CITP body of knowledge. It features various updated concepts applicable to all accounting professionals who leverage information technology to effectively manage financial information.

Designed to assist in your preparation for the CITP examination, this course will also enhance your knowledge base in today's marketplace. There are five dimensions covered in the course:

  • Dimension 1: Risk assessment
  • Dimension 2: Fraud considerations
  • Dimension 3: Internal controls and information technology general controls
  • Dimension 4: Evaluate, test, and report
  • Dimension 5: Information management and business intelligence

Passing the self-study course does not guarantee you will successfully pass the CITP Exam. This course addresses most of the subjects on the CITP Exam's content specification outline and is not meant to teach topics to the candidate for the first time. A significant amount of independent reading will be necessary to prepare for the exam, regardless of whether the candidate completes this self-study course or not.

Free CITP Exam Review Podcasts!

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Tommie Singleton, Ph.D., CPA, CITP, CISA, CGEIT, CMA


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CPE credits
: 12.0
NASBA Field of Study
Specialized Knowledge
Moderate amount of Information Technology knowledge
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QAS Self-Study
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