Lebanese American University

Continuing Education Program

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®)

In a joint effort between LAU, a leader in business education, and ISACA, a world-renowned global organization for information governance, control, security, and audit professionals, represented by ISACA Lebanon Chapter, the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM®) review courses are now being offered through the CEP.

The CISA certification demonstrates the individual’s expertise and knowledge in information systems audit, control, and security. Holders of the CISA certification have an awareness of the unique requirements particular to information technology environments.

Eligibility Requirements
There are no requirements to register for the CISA course or take the examination. However, in order to be eligible for the designation, the candidate must meet the following requirements:

Exam/Course Topical Outline (see www.isaca.org)

Program Duration: 10 weeks
Total Contact Hours: 50 hours

Course Descriptions

The Process of Auditing Information Systems

This chapter teaches the students to provide audit services in accordance with IS audit standards to assist the organization in protecting and controlling information systems.

Governance and Management of IT

This chapter focuses on providing assurance that the necessary leadership and organizational structures and processes are in place to achieve objectives and to support the organization's strategy.

Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation

This chapter helps the students to provide assurance that the practices for the acquisition, development, testing and implementation of information systems meet the organization’s strategies and objectives.

Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Service Management

This chapter teaches the students to provide assurance that the processes for information systems operations, maintenance and service management meet the organization’s strategies and objectives.

Protection of Information Assets

This chapter focuses on providing assurance that the organization’s policies, standards, procedures and controls ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information assets.


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