Are Audit Certifications Worth the Effort?
Field: Auditing | Delivery Method: Self Study | CPE Hours: 1
Working on an audit certification is stressful, time-consuming, and expensive, but is it worth the effort? This presentation breaks down the most common certifications by cost, effort, and potential benefits so you can make the right decision for yourself.
- Perform a cost/benefit analysis for the most common audit certifications
- Identify the potential for career growth
- Assess the value of pursuing certifications
Delivery Method: Self-Study
Toby DeRoche is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) who holds an MBA with an Internal Audit specialization from Louisiana State University. He is also certified in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA), Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Internal Control (CICA), Fraud Examination (CFE), and he is a SAFe 5 Agilist (SA).
His professional background includes identification and documentation of weaknesses that result in heightened business risk, while recommending solutions to such situations. Toby began his career in internal audit with Macy's Inc. He then worked as an implementation and training consultant for Wolters Kluwer. As a Solution Consulting Manager at Wolters Kluwer, Toby works with organizations that are looking for software solutions to their audit, risk and compliance needs. Throughout his career, Toby has assisted numerous internal audit departments create, perform, and supervise financial, operational, and compliance audits to evaluate control frameworks, financial systems and operating procedures.
Toby is also an experienced author and presenter, having delivered over 50 continuing education presentations to audit, risk, and fraud professionals.