George Mason University
What you will learn
- To create, modify, and manage Excel workbooks
- To use formulas, functions and work with tables
- To use conditional formatting and styles
- To create pivot tables and charts
- To convert, sort, filter, and manage lists
- To import and export data
- Master the foundations of an internal auditor
- Apply internal audit best practices to your daily work routine
- Reduce financial risk for employers
- Develop exam time management and pacing
How you will benefit
- Become a certified Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert in Excel
- Use these skills in most workplace situations
- Manipulate data faster by learning helpful formulas and tricks
- Prepare yourself to work as an internal auditor or risk manager
- Develop the skills needed to pass various CIA exams, including parts 1, 2, and 3
- Become an asset to your employer by reducing your organization's chance of financial risks
- Demonstrate your proficiency with internal staff and external clients
How the course is taught
- Self-paced, online course
- 18 Months to complete
- Open enrollment, begin anytime
- 370 course hours
- Microsoft Excel Certification Training
- Introduction to Excel
- Microsoft Office Basics
- Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook
- The Ribbon
- The Backstage View (The File Menu)
- The Quick Access Toolbar
- Entering Data in Microsoft Excel Worksheets
- Formatting Microsoft Excel Worksheets
- Editing Worksheets
- Working with Rows and Columns
- Using Formulas in Microsoft Excel
- Finalizing Microsoft Excel Worksheets
- Introduction to Excel Exam
- Intermediate Excel
- Common Functions
- Working with Lists
- Visualizing Your Data
- Working with Tables
- Advanced Formatting
- Intermediate Excel Exam
- Advanced Excel
- Using PivotTables
- Advanced Functions
- Auditing Workbooks
- Data Tools
- Working with Others
- Recording and Using Macros
- Advanced Excel Exam
- Final Exam
- Introduction to Excel
- Certified Internal Auditor
- Part 1 – Internal Audit Basics
- Mandatory Guidance
- Internal Control / Risk
- Conducting Internal Audit Engagements – Audit Tools and Techniques
- Part 2 – Internal Audit Practice
- Managing the Internal Audit Function
- Managing Individual Engagements
- Fraud Risks and Controls
- Part 3 – Internal Audit Knowledge Elements
- Governance / Business Ethics
- Risk Management - Proficiency Level (P)
- Organizational Structure/Business Processes and Risks
- Management / Leadership Principles
- IT / Business Continuity
- Financial Management
- Global Business Environment
- Final Exam
- Part 1 – Internal Audit Basics
Tracy Berry has been a senior graphic designer/programmer, instructor, and consultant since 1993 and has developed hundreds of logos, marketing materials, websites, and multimedia solutions for customers worldwide. She was also involved in several large corporate software rollouts. She has helped many organizations optimize and streamline data solutions. She teaches both onsite and online courses and has her CTT (Certified Technical Trainer) certification. Tracy specializes in teaching graphics, desktop publishing, web design, and reporting/productivity applications.
The Certified Internal Auditor is not an instructor facilitated course; however, support will be provided through email, online forms, and phone.
Instructor Interaction: The instructor looks forward to interacting with learners in the online moderated discussion area to share their expertise and answer any questions you may have on the course content.
This Certified Internal Auditor course is specifically designed to help individuals with prior internal auditing knowledge prepare for the CIA exam. CIA candidates must meet the eligibility requirements for education, character, work experience, and identification. Before a candidate application can be approved, ALL documentation (proof of education, character reference, and identification) must be received and approved by The IIAs Certification staff. Learn more about the eligibility requirements.
- This course must be taken on a PC. Macs are not compatible.
- PC: Windows 10 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
- Microsoft Office 365, 2021 or 2019 (not included in enrollment). While you can use an older version of Microsoft Office, if you do, there will be some differences between your version and what you see in the course.
- Microsoft Word or an equivalent word-processing program.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for Microsoft Excel 2019 course are included in enrollment and will be available online. You will receive unlimited Practice Assessments and a PDF textbook when you begin the Certified Internal Auditor course.
Yes, you will be prepared for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert exam for Microsoft Excel. This course will also prepare you to pass the Certified Internal Auditor Examination. Students who pass Part 1 of the Certified Internal Auditor Exam may apply to receive the Internal Audit Practitioner designation.
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
After you register, you will receive 18 months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.
If you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee will be charged. If you are funded through a third-party organization, approval may also be required.
Our courses are designed to accommodate various learning preferences. Depending on the course structure, you may get different forms of support. Self-paced courses are designed to be user-friendly and independent, minimizing the need for external support. In courses with instructors, our direct platform support feature includes opportunities for questions, discussions, and remediation, with email and phone support available for select courses. Our student advising team is available to guide you on program requirements and administrative requests, but they do not provide assistance with course content. Our goal is to provide you with the necessary support for success, whether it's through self-paced exploration, direct communication, or guidance from our advising team.
Upon successfully passing the final exam, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from the school or organization that you registered through.
ed2go courses will help you gain the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.
ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA, and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards may provide funding to take our courses. Additionally, you may qualify for financial assistance if you meet certain requirements. Learn more about financial assistance.
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