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BIFS is please to announce a new course in collaboration with The Bahamas Institute of Internal Auditors Bahamas Chapter on BOARD LEADERSHIP PROGRAM: Good Governance Beyond Compliance.

The Programme goals are to improve participants understanding of corporate governance and board directors’ responsibilities, as well as to develop the competencies directors and company executives require to implement effective corporate governance practices and share company board hare company board experiences and build networks among local directors and company executives.

Who should study for it?

  • Board and Committee Members
  • Company & Corporate Secretaries
  • Chief Executive Officers & Chief Financial Officers
  • Internal Audit, Compliance & Risk Executives
  • Financial Planners
  • Accountants
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Fee $1,395 plus a $50 registration fee. Fee includes: materials and exam
Days: Tue & Thur - 6pm to 8:30pm

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association with a globally recognized Code of Ethics and International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Generally, members work in internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audit, education, and security.

Globally, The IIA has more than 175,000 members. The IIA in North America comprises 159 chapters serving more than 70,000 members in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean (Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Turks & Caicos), Bermuda, Guyana, and Trinidad & Tobago. The IIA Bahamas Chapter has over 90 active members throughout both the private and public sectors.

Certifications available
Internal auditing is an increasingly sophisticated and complex activity requiring specialized knowledge, training, and education. The IIA offers a comprehensive certification portfolio includes the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA), Certification in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA), and Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA).

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