Monday, July 20, 2009

Road To CIA 1: I've Committed!

I received the registration confirmation letter from The Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia telling me that I have 180 days from 27th February to schedule my tests for Parts 1 and 4. Its validity will lapse on 26th August 2009. The tests were a part of a series of tests I needed to take to get my Certified Internal Auditor status. I knew then, as I have always known that I just had to force myself to register coz I would not have the time to do it otherwise. Now that I've committed (with the validity period and all) I would have to make time.

It's now July. I haven't sat for my Part 1 nor my Part 4. Work is what work has always been - loads of it and it's neverending. One pending report, one special report for the Big Boss as well as one more report to be written on the recently concluded assignment.

Good thing that I had booked a week of leave (plus or minus) end-of July and August especially for the exams, you know, just in case I haven't read sh|t. Anyways, I've made my second commitment - I've scheduled my test!

Exam Appointment Details:
IIA - CIA Part 1: The Internal Audit Activity's Role in Governance, Risk and Control
Wednesday, 29 July 2009
Start Time: 15:30pm

IIA - CIA Part 4: Business Management Skills
Wednesday, 26 August 2009
Start Time: 12:00pm (Bulan puasa, that's why am starting earlier)

On top of that, I've decided to follow Azrul on his business trip to Jakarta from Saturday, 25th July till Tuesday, 28th July 2009. Just the two of us - something like a study leave away from the kids. :) Have already recruited Ema (yes, she's back from Londres) and Kira to babysit and send the kids to school while we are away.

To make sure I am on track on the studies, I have broken down the modules into tiny bite-able sizes.
Day 1 Monday, 20 July 2009 - Section 1: Units 1-4
Day 2 Tuesay, 21 July 2009 - Section 1: Units 5-8
Day 3 Wednesday, 22 July 2009 - Section 2: Units 1-3 and Section 3: Units 1-5
Day 4 Thursday, 23 July 2009 - Section 4: Units 1-6
Day 5 Friday, 24 July 2009 - Section 4: Units 7-11
Days 6 - 9 Saturday, 25 July - Tuesday 28 July 2009 (I'll be in Jakarta) - Section 5: Units 1-4 (Section ni panjang tau, 100 pages worth of materials!) That would leave me some time to go for a few sessions of massages and creme-baths! hihihi..

Wish me luck!

-dillz blogging out-


kucingorengemok said...

baca je pun rasa nak sakit kepala... :| heh, ayat tak membantu kan? hihi. selamat maju jaya!

dillazag said...

Imagine la tuan punya kepala nih.. ;)
Tu yang kena pergi massage dengan creme-bath tuh! :)

chics said...

all the best kak dilla!

dillazag said...

thanks dear. it seems so bleak now, but at least i have the trip to look forward to, kan? tak sabarnya... :) hihihihihi