CISA Exam Preparatory Course training centre in Bangladesh


CISA Exam Preparatory Course

  • Date : 03 November - 14 December 2018
  • Duration : Evening(6.30 pm-9.30 pm)
  • No. of Classes/ Sessions : 12 Sessions
  • Class Schedule : Friday & Saturday of every week
  • Total Hours : 36
  • Last Date of Registration : 2 November, 2018
  • Venue : Bdjobs Training, BDBL Building (Level 19), 12 Kawran Bazar C/A, Dhaka 1215.


Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is a professional certification for Information Technology Audit professionals sponsored by ISACA, formerly the Information Systems Audit and Control Association. Candidates for the certification must meet requirements set by ISACA on educational qualification and professional experience. The first CISA examination was administered in 1981, and registration numbers have grown each year. It is one of the few certifications formally approved by the US Department of Defense in their Information Assurance Technical category. In 2009, SC Magazine named the CISA designation winner of the Best Professional Certification Program. In 2011, the CISA examination underwent its most significant update in a decade. The exam was revised from 6 domains to 5 and this course has been designed to help the CISA candidates to make them ready for achieving this global recognition.

How Participants will benefit after the course:
CISA is one of the prestigious certifications is the global market. Considering INFORMATION as one of the important assets, IS Audit aims at ensuring IS internal control standard, Governance, Security standards, Operational Standards and overall service standards at the international acceptable level. Bangladesh bank has defined ICT Risk as the 6th core risk which mandates auditing on it. So, all financial institutions and commercial banks are requiring IT audit functions. Telecom industry is another area where IT & engineering audits plays an extended role for corporate governance. IT Audit functions are going to be an integrated part of other business areas by next few years. Achieving CISA accreditation will definitely create a unique opportunity. After completing this course, participants will be confident enough to sit for the CISA exam.


PPT demonstartion, reference book walkthrough, practice exams & discussions, etc.

Contents of Training:

Part -1: The Process of Auditing Information Systems
a. Introduction to IS Audit
b. Objective of IS Audit
c. CISA Exam & Preparation Roadmap
d. ISACA IS Auditing Standards & Guidelines

a. Risk Assessment, Analysis and Internal Controls
b. Performing an IS Audit
c. Control Self-Assessment
e. Integrated and Continuous Auditing
f. Case Study

Part-2 : Governance and Management of IT
a. Sample Short Exam
b. Corporate Governance and IT Governance
c. Assurance Practices for the Board & Executive Management
d. IS Strategies, Policies & Procedures
e. Risk Management
f. IS Management Practices
g. IS Organizational Structure & Responsibilities

a. Discussion on previous Exam and Questions
b. Auditing IT Governance Structure & Implementation
c. Business Continuity Planning and Auditing
d. Case Study
e. Quiz

Part-3 : Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation
a. Sample Short Exam
b. Introduction to Business Realization
c. Project Management Structure and Practices
d. Business Application Development Process
e. Case Study

a. Details of different Business Application Systems
b. Infrastructure Development and Acquisition Practices
c. Information Systems Maintenance Practices
d. Auditing IS Development, Acquisition and Implementation

Part-4 : Information System Operations, Maintenance and Support
a. Sample Short Exam
b. Information Systems Operations
c. IS Infrastructure, Software and Hardware
d. Quiz

a. IS Network Infrastructure
b. Auditing IS Infrastructure and Operations
c. DRP
d. Case Study

Part-5: Protection of Information Assets
a. Discussion on Last Exam questions
b. Sample Short Examination
c. Introduction to IS Security System
d. Importance of IS Security Management

a. Logical Access and Controls
b. Network Infrastructure Security
c. Auditing Information Security Management Framework
d. Case Study

Day 11
a. Auditing Network Infrastructure Security
b. Environmental Exposure and Controls
c. Physical Access Exposure and Controls
d. Mobile Computing

Day 12
a. Case Study
b. Short Exam on whole course
c. Open Discussion on Sample Questions
d. Summarized discussion on whole course and tips for exam.

Suggested Study Materials:

a. ISACA Auditing Standards & Procedures Manual

b. CISA Review Manual published by ISACA

c. Practicing Questions & Answers

d. Online study materials available free of cost.

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"Good and Satisfactory" Md. Hamidul Islam Prodhan, UNDP
"Full of knowledge" Abu Zafor MD Kibria
"I think this training program help me to pass the CISA Exam" Md. Shahadat Hossain, UNDP
Audit Professionals, IT Professionals, IS Security Professionals, MIS Experts, IT Enabled Business Professionals form Bank, Financial Institutions, Companies, NGO or from any other organizations and individual who wants to achieve CISA certification.

Resource Person

Chowdhury Shahreaar Ekram, CIA, CISA, CSSBB, PMP, PMI-ACP


Mr. Ekram has extensive professional and teaching experience in the areas of strategy formulation, process improvement, audit, and project management. He has worked for Best Buy (Largest electronics appliance retailer of the world), CVS Health (fortune 10 pharmaceutical services provider), HealthPartners (health insurance provider of Midwest USA), Warid telecommunications (Abu Dhabi group). He has also taught at North South University and Independent University of Bangladesh.

Mr. Ekram holds Master of Science degree from University of Minnesota USA, EMBA from IBA Dhaka, Bachelor degree from St.Cloud State University USA and Graduate Certificate from Metropolitan State University USA. He is ASQ(American Society for Quality) certified Six Sigma Black Belt, ISACA(Information System Audit and Control Association) certified Information System Auditor and PMI(Project Management Institute) certified Project Management Professional as well as Agile Certified Practitioner. He is a member of IIA (Institute of internal Auditors) and a fully qualified CIA(Certified internal auditor).

In his long career, Mr. Ekram was instrumental in many corporate initiatives including e-commerce launch of Best Buy(largest electronics appliance retailer of the world), green field launch of Warid(Abu Dhabi Group) in Bangladesh, process improvement initiatives of Warid/Airtel, specialty drug pricing management by CVS Caremark(Fortune 10), Resource locator upgrade of HealthPartners(health insurance and clinical services provider of US mid west) to mention just a few.

PPT demonstartion, reference book walkthrough, practice exams & discussions, etc.