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Review Course for CRISC Summer 2018 Exam (Multi-Day Event)

August 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm EDT


The GWDC sponsoring an intensive 3-day review course for the Summer 2018 Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls™ (CRISC) Exam. The CRISC™ review course will provide practical advice on preparing for the CRISC exam and specific instruction regarding the job practice areas addressed by CRISC as defined by ISACA® International. Students are expected to have prepared for the exam prior to attending the course.


This event is intended for anyone sitting for the Summer CRISC Exam window.


The CRISC exam will be offered via Computer-Based Testing (CBT) during 3 testing windows per year. The Summer window begins on August 1 and ends on September 30.
Registration for the CRISC exam is administered by ISACA, not the GWDC. Registering for the review course does not register you for the exam.

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Students who take this GWDC review class and do not pass the corresponding Exam are eligible for a one-time 50% discount on the next review class offered by the GWDC for the exam. Please read the full policy for discount details.

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Dates and Times
August 9 - 11, 2018
From 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Each student will receive a Starbucks card and Cosi card each day for breakfast and lunch.
Check-in begins at 7:30 AM on the first day

George Mason University, Arlington VA Campus
Founders Hall 210
3351 Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22201

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Note: Please do not contact the venue directly regarding this event.
Contact one of the GWDC Contacts listed on this page.

Use of Metro is encouraged for all GWDC events.
The GMU Arlington Campus is 2 blocks from the Virginia Square/GMU Metro station (Orange Line).

Campus Parking. 
Campus parking is limited. Some visitor parking is available in the Founders Hall parking garage. Best entry point is off of Kirkwood Rd, between Washington Blvd and Fairfax Dr.

Special Requests

Requests for Assistance: If you require assistance for an audio, visual, or other disability, please contact the event planner to discuss your needs as soon as possible.  We need as much advance notice as possible to determine whether requests can be accommodated. Thank You.


Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to apply the strategies provided and instruction on the Certification's Job Practice Areas to better prepare for the exam.  Read more about the Job Practice Areas for the CRISC.


Day 1
IT Risk Identification (Domain 1)

Day 2
IT Risk Assessment (Domain 2)
Risk Response and Mitigation (Domain 3)

Day 3
Risk and Control Monitoring and Reporting (Domain 4)
Practice Tests


GWDC Members: $750
Other ISACA Members: $800
Non-Members: $900
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Register by August 7!

We encourage early registration, as some events sell out.  The capacity for this event is 30 seats.


If you are unable to attend an event, you can cancel your registration. All cancellations must be received by August 7. A $15 cancellation fee is charged.

To cancel, log into the My Registration page linked in your confirmation e-mail and click the UNREGISTER link.


Earn up to 21 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits in the area of Specialized Knowledge. The ISACA® GWDC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

CPE Distribution and Evaluation Survey

CPE's will be distributed via e-mail along with the event evaluation survey after the completion of the event. Attendees must be present the full day to receive full CPE credit.



Emmanuel Akowuah


Mr. Akowuah holds an MBA and has a MSc. in Computer Information Security from Boston University. He has over 10 years experience as an IT security professional, working as an external consultant with industry-leading consulting firms as well as managing IT security assessment projects for a Fortune 100 company. He has assessed IT risk and security controls for global business operations in over 5 countries and is currently employed with the Federal Government.

Mr. Akowuah's teaching approach focuses on prepping students to face the daunting task of sitting for the CRISC exam with confidence. His goal is to ensure that students pass the exam on their first attempt. His course goes beyond reviewing conventional slides and focuses on tips and techniques critical for passing.


Special Instructions

Materials Provided During the Course: Participants receive the instructor's Study Guide to help them prepare for the CRISC exam. The Study Guide contains presentation slides, quiz questions for each domain and additional material such as suggested study approach and exam taking tips.

Study Materials

The instructor highly recommends that students purchase the CRISC Review Manual and the CRISC Review Questions, Answers, and Explanations Database - 12 Month. Below are the study materials available for purchase from the ISACA Bookstore:

  • CRISC Review Manual
  • CRISC Review Questions, Answers & Explanations Manual
  • CRISC Review Questions, Answers & Explanation Database - 12 month subscription

It is highly recommended to order these at the earliest opportunity to avoid any possible delays in their availability for the start of the program.

All Students: The instructors request all students bring the CRISC Review Manual to each class.

ISACA Members from Other Chapters: You will need to bring your ISACA Membership Card to the event to verify your ISACA Membership.


August 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am EDT
August 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm EDT
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Clifton Persaud (Certifications Program and Special Assistance Requests)


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