GWDC sponsoring an intensive 3-day review course for the Spring 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.
Dates and Times
April 30 - May 2, 2018
From 8:00 AM - 5:00 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 311
3351 Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22201
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.
This event is intended for anyone sitting for the Spring CRISC Exam window.
Exam Registration: The CRISC exam will be offered via Computer-Based Testing (CBT) during 3 testing windows per year. Registration for the CRISC exam is administered by ISACA, not the NCAC. Registering for the review course does not register you for the exam. Details on Exam Registration
Students who take this NCAC 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 NCAC for the exam. Please read the full policy for discount details.
IT Risk Identification (Domain 1)
IT Risk Assessment (Domain 2)
Risk Response and Mitigation (Domain 3)
Risk and Control Monitoring and Reporting (Domain 4)
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.
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.
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:
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.
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: http://www.learningmarket.org.
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.
GWDC Members: $725
Other ISACA Members: $775
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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.
CRISC is the only certification that prepares and enables IT professionals for the unique challenges of IT and enterprise risk management, and positions them to become strategic partners to the enterprise. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has accredited the CRISC certification program under ISO/IEC 17024:2012, General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Systems of Persons. ANSI, a private, nonprofit organization, accredits other organizations to serve as third-party product, system and personnel certifiers. ISACA is proud to be recognized with this international standard of performance.