SITizens Learning Credits


This course will cover the process of auditing information systems, the practical issues relating to the governance and management of IT, the controls relating to the procurement, development, operation and maintenance of information systems, the risk management and protection of information assets. The course will help professionals from any discipline to prepare for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification.

The course will be based mainly on workshop exercises, case studies, and role-plays. At the end of each day, discussion on CISA practice questions will be held. At the end of the day, you will:
  • Gain the level of knowledge required to audit Information Systems effectively.
  • Understand what it takes to be a certified Information Systems auditor.
  • Know the critical aspects of Governance, Risk, Security and Control relating to the management of Information Systems.
  • Able to provide assurance that Information Systems are properly governed and managed.

Each participant will be provided with a complimentary hardcopy of:
1.   CISA Review Manual, 27th Edition.
2.   CISA Review Questions, Answers & Explanation Manual, 12th Edition.

To aid companies in transforming their capabilities through their human capital, and support Singapore’s drive towards becoming a Smart Nation, this course is mapped to the Singapore Economic Development Board’s Singapore Smart Industry Readiness Index – Dimension 16 - Strategy and governance.

Teaching Team

What You’ll Learn

Topic 1: The Process of Auditing Information Systems
  • Establish objectives and scope of IS audit
  • Evaluate risks in IS
  • Develop a risk-based IS audit strategy, IS audit plan and IS audit programme
  • Perform IS audit using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report on IS audit observations
Topic 2: Governance and Management of IT
  • Establish objectives and scope of governance and management of IT
  • Evaluate IT strategy in meeting business needs
  • Assess IT governance and risk management practices
  • Govern and manage use of IT resources
  • Manage business continuity and resilience
Topic 3: Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation
  • Develop business case for proposed IT investments
  • Manage information systems development projects
  • Evaluate controls in IT procurement and contracts management
  • Review IT benefits realization practices
Topic 4: Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Service Management
  • Manage IT operations and services
  • Evaluate change management controls
  • Review problem and incident management
  • Assess end-user computing practices
Topic 5: Protection of Information Assets
  • Manage data confidentiality, integrity and availability
  • Review physical and logical access controls
  • Assess compliance with data privacy requirements
  • Evaluate cybersecurity

Who Should Attend

  • Information security and audit professionals who seek to understand about auditing of information systems, governance and management of IT, information systems development, maintenance and operations and the protection of information assets and who are considering to take the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification.
  • Other professionals, such as in the area of risk management and compliance, who wish to know about information security audit and assurance and are considering to be Information Systems auditors.  

SITizens Learning Credits (SLC) - Eligible Course

SIT Alumni: Before registering for courses, please activate your SITizens Learning Credits via the email sent by SIT Alumni Team, on behalf of SITLEARN Professional Development.

Registration Closed (only for SIT Alumni)



  • University degree or at least 2 years of working experience
  • Participants are required to read the CISA Review Manual and go through the CISA practice questions on the relevant topic before attending the class

Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who:
  • Attend 75% of the course
  • Obtain at least 50% in the overall assessments


Every Wed night, 7 - 10pm
Week 1 7 Jan
Week 2 14 Jan
Week 3 21 Jan
Week 4 28 Jan
Week 5 3 Feb
Week 6 10 Feb
Week 7 17 Feb
Week 8 24 Feb
Week 9 3 Mar
Week 10 10 Mar
Week 11 17 Mar
Week 12 24 Mar
Week 13 31 Mar
Week 14 7 Apr
Week 15 14 Apr

Estimated preparatory work outside of class: 8 to 12 hours (Self-Reading of CISA Exam Manual and Self-Assessment of CISA practice questions)


Category Full Fee After SF Funding After SF Mid-Career
Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) / Singapore PR $4,173.00 $1,251.90 Not Eligible
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $4,173.00 $1,251.90 $471.90
Non-Singaporeans $4,173.00 Not Eligible Not Eligible

  • All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.
  • You can opt for either SF Funding or Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Both cannot be combined.

» Learn more about funding types available

Terms & Conditions:

SkillsFuture Course Funding

In order to be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded by SkillsFuture, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  2.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2.  Be at least 40 years old
  3.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to collect the balance of the programme fees (i.e. the potential grant amount) directly from the applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) should the above requirements not be fulfilled.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

This is a Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) supported course. If you are an NTUC member, you can enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year for courses supported under UTAP. Terms and conditions apply.

SIT reserves the right to make changes to published course information, including dates, times, venues, fees and instructors without prior notice.
SITizens Learning Credits

Key Info

Venue SIT@NYP, 172 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8, Singapore 567739
Time 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Date 07 Jan 2021 (Thu) to
14 Apr 2021 (Wed)
Registration is Closed.

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