The Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA) designation is offered to candidates who are presently or have in the past held the position of Auditor. It is also extended to accountants, consultants, and specific area experts whose job duties are/were at least 50% in the area of auditing or monitoring internal controls or internal control systems, where formal evaluations are made to management, including weaknesses and recommendations for corrective action.

The Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA) designation is available to Accounting/Auditing Professionals including IS/IT Auditors, and Educators.

To receive the certification designation, a candidate must meet the educational and experience requirements as listed in the Application for Certification, complete all course work as required in the academic curriculum, and pass a comprehensive examination at the end of each course.


Chartered Institute for Accountants & Auditor (CIAA - USA) CIAA USA is an accreditation body that is recognized internationally with areas of practice, including accounting, auditing, finance, and consulting.


HIGH AUTHORITY COUNCIL FOR CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS (HACCA) HACCA is a world leading professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports chartered accountants worldwide. We provide qualifications and professional development, share our knowledge, insight and technical expertise, and protect the quality and integrity of the accountancy and finance profession.


  • MBA Finance holders
  • B.Com Graduate and M.Com
  • Minimum 15 years of education
  • Qualifications required to sit for CICA Exam vary between state boards of accountancy.


  • Institute of Internal Controls IIC (USA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors IIA (USA-Dubai Chapter)


  • Quality Assurance
  • Operation Management
  • Management Information System

Located in the heart of Dubai United Arab Emirates, Deira. Arab Institute for Accountants & Legal or more popular with the name "AIAL" is recognized as one of Middle East leading teaching institutions.

AIAL President founded the Institute "to provide a trustworthy professional training."

AIAL had been founded at the hands of its promoter whose experience exceeds three decades 30 years, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing its participants for a better career in today's world.

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