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CIA or CISA - educate_till_u_drop - 02-04-2010 06:33 PM

Dear friends i have been working for a big four firm in pakistan.
But due to some reasons i had to leave the firm.
My experience is in ERP Oracle Financial.
But as i am not currently working in the said firm and in the same role, someone told me to make your qualification.
such as CIA or CISA.
Could any one help me on suggesting about doing the said qualifications.

Also guide me about the scope of both in Pakistan and Globally.

And which should i do first.


- Dard - 02-04-2010 07:45 PM

Having a qualification which is related to your area of interest and career always adds value to your professional development. Accountancy qualifications are general qualifications, covering all areas of accountancy. After that, it depends on you which area do you want to specialise in. If it is internal auditing then go for CIA or CISA. But CIA is more famous and recognized than the latter.

- Dard - 02-04-2010 07:52 PM

With the present globalisation and competition among companies and past failures of audits like Enron, Internal auditing has become an important area for organisations. Its scope is wide, globally In gulf, middle east and others