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Annette: Our First CIA Exam Blogger from Africa

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Annette passed Part 1 and Part 2 and recently after trying so many times, she passed Part 3. Her advocacy is to help internal audit profession grown in Namibia where CIA is not that big. She wrote her experiences to inspire the other aspiring internal auditors like her when she started her career. Annette’s Exam […]

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Life as a Certified Internal Auditor

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Annette is our first exam blogger from Namibia. She passed Part 1 and 2, and started blogging while attempting to retake Part 3. She finally passed in February this year. So I hold my CIA certification now for almost 4 months and I can tell you that life has changed for me since. I feel […]

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The Colorful Namibia as Painted by Annette

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Annette is our first exam blogger from Namibia. She passed Part 1 and 2, and is working on the last part. She finally passed the exam in February 2017. In response to Stephanie’s question: What to do in Namibia as a tourist e.g. what is the best time to visit during the year, anything to […]

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Life and Work in Namibia (the Work Part)

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Annette is our first exam blogger from Namibia. She passed Part 1 and 2, and is working on the last part. She finally passed the exam in February 2017. Namibia enjoys economic stability and sound macroeconomic management which are promoting investments and sustaining Namibia’s high growth rates. Benefiting from its strong links to South Africa, […]

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My 12 Steps after Passing the CIA Exam

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Annette is our first exam blogger from Namibia. She passed Part 1 and 2, and is working on the last part. She finally passed the exam in February 2017. I thought I write a quick post about the process I followed after passing my final Part. Remark: I passed 6th Feb and my program expiry […]

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Life and Work in Namibia (the Life Part)

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Annette is our first exam blogger from Namibia. She passed Part 1 and 2, and is working on the last part. She finally passed the exam on Feb 7, 2017. Namibia is a huge but a not very known of country. We are ranked No. 5 in the list of the least densely populated countries […]

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I am Finally Certified!

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Annette is our first exam blogger from Namibia. She passed Part 1 and 2, and is working on the last part. She finally passed the exam on Feb 7, 2017. I am ecstatic! After so many tries I finally passed Part 3. This is the 6/7 th try (1 try was still old 4 Part […]

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Exploring My Own Learning Style

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Annette is our first exam blogger from Namibia. She passed Part 1 and 2, and is working on the last part. This is going to be her 6th attempt for Part 3. Every person has his/her own learning style, and it took me until end of last year to actually look up mine. I realised […]

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5 things I Wish I Had Known before Applying for CIA

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Annette is our first exam blogger from Namibia. She passed Part 1 and 2, and is working on the last part. This is going to be her 6th attempt for Part 3. Reflecting back on my last 5 years being in the CIA program, there are a couple of things I would have wished I […]

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The Dilemma of Studying: Annette’s Blog

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Annette is our first exam blogger from Namibia. She passed Part 1 and 2, and is working on the last part. This is going to be her 6th attempt for Part 3. I once found this graph on the Internet. It displays exactly my inner struggle of sitting down to study: Often times I start […]

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