In a world where there are never enough controls, upskilling of Governance, Risk, Compliance, Internal audit and Internal controls professionals, developing their competencies and empowering them is becoming essential for every organisation.
We are pleased to announce that we are now an accredited OCEG training partner in the region and are helping our students and clients build on their GRC skills with the GRC Auditor Certification (GRCA™). The GRCA certification validates that you understand and can apply audit and assurance skills to evaluate established or planned GRC capabilities in your organisation. It ensures that you have the versatile skill set to evaluate and report on the strengths and weaknesses in governance, strategy, performance management, risk management, compliance, ethics, internal control, security, privacy, and audit activities.
It is only available to those who hold a GRCP certification, which provides the necessary foundational GRC knowledge.
Who is it for
GRCA is perfect for anyone who works in - governance, strategy, performance, risk, compliance, ethics, internal control, security, continuity, audit, assurance, or IT. Professionals can use the GRCA in several scenarios:
Starter. By understanding and applying key audit and assurance concepts, standards, and workflows, you can act as an assessor of GRC capabilities, and you can communicate well with audit professionals inside and outside of your organisation.
Enhancer. The GRCA helps to put your current knowledge into context, expand your understanding of the unique nature of an assessment of GRC capabilities, and improve your communication with business managers and governing authorities.
Capstone. Some professionals use the GRCA as a capstone “on top of” a collection of existing certifications. GRCA, together with your foundational GRCP, uniquely integrates the many disciplines of governance, strategy, risk, compliance, security, and audit.
How will you prepare for the exam
The GRCA certification exam covers both awareness (definitions, terms, and lists) and applying concepts and knowledge of the GRC Capability Model and GRC Assessment Tools. The exam breaks out as follows:
22% General Knowledge
- Understand key terms and definitions related to GRC
- Understand key principles and business drivers behind GRC
- Understand the benefits of integrating GRC
- Understand how GRC relates to other disciplines/professions
67% Assurance and Assessment
- Understand assurance and assessment models
- Understand key steps in planning and performing assessments
- Understand report design and follow-up
11% GRC Assessment Tools
- Understand the content of the GRC Assessment Tools
- Understand how to apply based on the scope of the assessment
About the qualification body
OCEG is a leading GRC training and certification provider. They inform, empower, and help advance the careers of their 120,000+ members who work in governance, strategy, risk, compliance, security, and audit. With over 20 years of experience, OCEG provides a streamlined platform, authoritative models, and an all-in-one certification suite to help GRC Professionals develop versatile skills, empowering them to achieve Principled Performance. Learn More
Programme details to be announced soon; watch this space.
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