1. How comprehensive are the slides? Are they
just bullet points?
Answer: The slides are not just bullet points,
you can read them, understand and learn. But, they are not a book.
These are the official slides we use in our instructor led classes.
2. Do I need to buy books to pass the exam?
Answer: No. If you study the slides carefully,
you can pass the exam. If you fail the first time, it is not a
failure, it is an opportunity to study more. Print the slides and use
Post-it to attach notes like "Section 409" "COSO" etc. to know where
to find the answer of the material you do not remember.
it an open book exam? Why?
Answer: Yes, it is an open book exam. Risk and
compliance management is not something you have to memorize, it is
something you have to understand.
4. Do I have to sit for the
exam soon after receiving the presentations?
Answer: No. You can sit for the exam from your
office or home any time in the future. We will create an online
account that never expires.
5. Do I have to spend more money
in the future to remain certified? Does the certification lose its
value after some time?
Answer: No. Your certificate never expires. It
will be valid without the need to spend money or to sit for another
exam in the future.
6. Ok, the certificate never expires, but
Answer: If a university degree never expires,
why should our certificate expire? Yes, things change, and exactly
this is the reason you need to become a member of the Association.
Membership is free. You will receive a monthly
newsletter with updates, alerts and opportunities to remain current.
There is no cost for that.
7. How many hours do I need to study
in order to pass the exam?
Answer: It depends on your knowledge and
experience. You must study the presentations carefully. You must go
through the slides another time, and ensure you have learned the
details. It will take 5 - 30 hours.
8. I am not a lawyer. How
can I understand the course?
Answer: This distance learning and online
certification program is intended for all professionals that work (or
want to work) in risk and compliance management. It has been designed
to provide with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to work
in Sarbanes Oxley Compliance Projects.
9. I want to learn more
about the online exam.
Answer: You will be given 90 minutes to complete
a 35 question multiple-choice exam. You must score 70% or higher.
10. Why should I be certified?
Answer: After the failures of so many
organizations during the current market crisis, and the risk that
shareholders may sue senior management and the board of directors for
gross negligence, most firms hire only professionals that provide
evidence that they are qualified.
assurance that employees have the knowledge and skills to mitigate
risks and to accept more responsibility. Supervisors and auditors ask
for independent evidence that the process owners are qualified, and
that the controls can operate as designed because the persons
responsible for these controls have the necessary knowledge.
The marketplace is clearly demanding qualified professionals in risk
and compliance management. Certified professionals enjoy industry
recognition, have more and better job opportunities, secure the best
jobs, and make more money.
They are more satisfied as they
enjoy much more benefits for spending their time for somebody else.
It is important to be certified and to belong to professional
You prove that you are somebody who cares,
learns, and belongs to a global community of professionals.
11. Why should I choose your certification program?
Answer: It is always wise to investigate first.
You may search for other Sarbanes Oxley certificates first.
Our distance learning and online certification program is a very
1. You receive the training material (the
official presentations of the instructor-led class).
2. You can
pass the exam. There are 3 exams that are included in the price, so
you do not have to pay again if you fail.
3. You do not need
to spend money or to sit for another exam again in the future to
Your certificate never expires.
become member to the Association and receive monthly updates, news and