CITP Learning Pathway: IT Governance, Risks & Controls (Module 3)
Complement your accounting background with important information on governance and risks. Acquire essential competencies in your pathway to becoming a CITP credential holder.
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Manage technology risks
Keep your skills ahead of the curve by learning about governance, risks, and controls with emerging technology.
Meet your professional IT goals at your own pace, at times convenient to you, through engaging, online explanations of IT governance, risks, and controls, as set forth in the CITP Credential Body of Knowledge.
Gain new skills
Learn new skills — or enhance your existing competency — in key areas
- IT governance & strategy
- IT risks, process & controls
- System and Organization Controls (SOC) Reporting
Maintain your existing CITP credential
If you already have a CITP credential, you can earn CPE credits needed to maintain the CITP credential.
Bonus optional application exercises help apply the learning in real-world scenarios — but note that this bonus material is strictly for your enhancement and does not provide CPE credit.
CITP exam prep
Get a leg up on CITP exam preparation by learning essential skills and competencies in the areas of IT governance, risk & controls (Module III) of the CITP Credential Body of Knowledge, which accounts for 40% of the subject matter covered on the CITP Exam.
If you are interested in additional education specific to the CITP Credential Body of Knowledge, check out CITP Learning Pathway: Information Security & Cyber Risks (Module I), which emphasizes
- Information security governance
- Cybersecurity risk management
- SOC for Cybersecurity
- CITP credential candidates (professionals and students)
- Existing CITP credential holders
- Accounting professionals
- Finance professionals
- IT governance and strategy
- IT governance roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities
- IT risk identification, assessment, and mitigation
- Common IT control frameworks
- IT controls (IT general controls, application controls)
- Assessment of IT controls
- System and organization controls reporting
- Identify the objectives and principles of IT governance, including key components and best practices.
- Distinguish IT governance roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities.
- Apply the management of value, resources, and performance in relation to key components and best practices of the IT function.
- Differentiate various IT frameworks, including COSO and COBIT, and apply the integration of frameworks with IT assessments.
- Identify and evaluate IT-related risks and exposures.
- Determine key control areas for IT assessments, including IT general controls, application controls, business process controls, and change management controls.
- Identify the purposes for SOC reporting, the users of SOC reports, and the responsibilities of user auditors.
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