Course description

  • What are the course objectives?

    Simplilearn’s CISA certification training is aligned to ISACA and ensures that you ace the exam in your first attempt. Most jobs in this field either require or prefer that candidates have a CISA certification. The CISA training will enhance your understanding of IS audit processes and also help you understand how to protect information systems.

  • What skills will you learn?

    By the end of this training, you will:

    • Be able to identify and assess vulnerabilities and report on compliance and institutional controls.
    • Gain a better understanding of IS audit and assurance guidelines, standards, and best practices.
    • Learn how to govern and control enterprise IT environments.
    • Understand the acquisition, development, testing, and implementation of information systems.
    • Develop working knowledge of the five domains of CISA, as prescribed by ISACA.
    • Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to pass the CISA certification exam by ISACA.

  • Who should take this course?

    CISA  training is essential for professionals dealing with controlling, monitoring, and assessing an organization’s information technology and business systems. This includes:

    • IS/IT auditors/consultants
    • IT compliance managers
    • Chief Compliance Officers
    • Chief risk & privacy officers
    • Security heads/directors
    • Security managers/architects

  • What types of jobs are ideal for CISA trained professionals?

    Jobs that are ideal for CISA trained professionals include:

    • Information security manager/consultant
    • Technical consultant
    • Operational risk manager
    • Analysts
    • Compliance managers
    • Project manager
    • Cloud security
    • IT auditor

  • Why should I enroll in this CISA training course?

    CISA has become one of the most sought-after certification programs in the world due to a growing demand for professionals possessing information systems audit, control, and security skills. CISA certification will give you these critical skills and provide with a competitive edge over your peers in the field of information security. This course will also help you prepare for the CISA certification exam.

Course preview

    • Domain 00 - Course Introduction 06:04
      • 0.1 Course Introduction06:04
    • Domain 01 - Process of Auditing Information Systems 2:37:35
      • 1.1 Introduction01:00
      • 1.2 Objectives00:43
      • 1.3 Task and Knowledge Statement Introduction00:58
      • 1.4 Knowledge Statement 1.108:09
      • 1.5 Knowledge Statement 1.225:55
      • 1.6 Knowledge Statement 1.307:14
      • 1.7 Knowledge Statement 1.411:19
      • 1.8 Knowledge Statement 1.509:47
      • 1.9 Knowledge Statement 1.614:04
      • 1.10 Knowledge Statement 1.710:57
      • 1.11 Knowledge Statement 1.815:47
      • 1.12 Knowledge Statement 1.915:06
      • 1.13 Knowledge Statement 1.1019:30
      • 1.14 Knowledge Statement 1.1110:08
      • 1.15 Quiz00:05
      • 1.16 Quiz Question 100:40
      • 1.17 Quiz Solution 100:45
      • 1.18 Quiz Question 2 00:40
      • 1.19 Quiz Solution 200:45
      • 1.20 Quiz Question 300:40
      • 1.21 Quiz Solution 300:45
      • 1.22 Quiz Question 400:34
      • 1.23 Quiz Solution 400:36
      • 1.24 Case Study 1 Scenario00:35
      • 1.25 Case Study 1 Questions
      • 1.26 Case Study 2 Scenario00:10
      • 1.27 Case Study 2 Questions
      • 1.28 Key Takeaways00:38
      • 1.29 Conclusion00:05
    • Domain 02 - Governance and Management of IT 3:09:48
      • 2.1 Introduction01:10
      • 2.2 Objectives00:49
      • 2.3 Knowledge Statement 2.113:52
      • 2.4 Knowledge Statement 2.214:21
      • 2.5 Knowledge Statement 2.308:13
      • 2.6 Knowledge Statement 2.414:00
      • 2.7 Knowledge Statement 2.510:57
      • 2.8 Knowledge Statement 2.612:53
      • 2.9 Knowledge Statement 2.711:37
      • 2.10 Knowledge Statement 2.811:58
      • 2.11 Knowledge Statement 2.913:47
      • 2.12 Knowledge Statement 2.1009:10
      • 2.13 Knowledge Statement 2.1109:20
      • 2.14 Knowledge Statement 2.12 and 2.1309:55
      • 2.15 Knowledge Statement 2.1409:22
      • 2.16 Knowledge Statement 2.1510:40
      • 2.17 Knowledge Statement 2.1615:32
      • 2.18 Knowledge Statement 2.1704:04
      • 2.19 Quiz00:12
      • 2.20 Quiz Question 100:20
      • 2.21 Quiz Solution 100:38
      • 2.22 Quiz Question 200:20
      • 2.23 Quiz Solution 200:20
      • 2.24 Quiz Question 300:30
      • 2.25 Quiz Solution 301:00
      • 2.26 Quiz Question 400:20
      • 2.27 Quiz Solution 400:37
      • 2.28 Quiz Question 500:15
      • 2.29 Quiz Solution 500:40
      • 2.30 Case Study 1 Scenario00:35
      • 2.31 Case Study 1 Questions
      • 2.32 Case Study 2 Scenario00:25
      • 2.33 Case Study 2 Questions
      • 2.34 Key Takeaways01:51
      • 2.35 Conclusion00:05
    • Domain 03 - Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation 2:31:36
      • 3.1 Introduction01:41
      • 3.2 Objectives00:43
      • 3.3 Knowledge Statement 3.106:40
      • 3.4 Knowledge Statement 3.217:22
      • 3.5 Knowledge Statement 3.305:13
      • 3.6 Knowledge Statement 3.422:40
      • 3.7 Knowledge Statement 3.507:23
      • 3.8 Knowledge Statement 3.608:01
      • 3.9 Knowledge Statement 3.709:39
      • 3.10 Knowledge Statement 3.809:35
      • 3.11 Knowledge Statement 3.908:30
      • 3.12 Knowledge Statement 3.1014:19
      • 3.13 Knowledge Statement 3.1107:26
      • 3.14 Knowledge Statement 3.1207:10
      • 3.15 Knowledge Statement 3.1306:38
      • 3.16 Knowledge Statement 3.1411:42
      • 3.17 Quiz00:12
      • 3.18 Quiz Question 100:25
      • 3.19 Quiz Solution 100:25
      • 3.20 Quiz Question 200:25
      • 3.21 Quiz Solution 200:30
      • 3.22 Quiz Question 300:25
      • 3.23 Quiz Solution 300:35
      • 3.24 Quiz Question 400:25
      • 3.25 Quiz Solution 400:35
      • 3.26 Case Study 1 Scenario00:35
      • 3.27 Case Study 1 Questions
      • 3.28 Case Study 2 Scenario00:25
      • 3.29 Case Study 2 Questions
      • 3.30 Key Takeaways01:52
      • 3.31 Conclusion00:05
    • Domain 04 - Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Service Management 2:56:00
      • 4.1 Introduction01:19
      • 4.2 Objectives00:43
      • 4.3 Knowledge Statement 4.110:57
      • 4.4 Knowledge Statement 4.205:29
      • 4.5 Knowledge Statement 4.304:12
      • 4.6 Knowledge Statement 4.404:51
      • 4.7 Knowledge Statement 4.523:35
      • 4.8 Knowledge Statement 4.608:25
      • 4.9 Knowledge Statement 4.705:52
      • 4.10 Knowledge Statement 4.809:12
      • 4.11 Knowledge Statement 4.907:38
      • 4.12 Knowledge Statement 4.1002:57
      • 4.13 Knowledge Statement 4.1106:29
      • 4.14 Knowledge Statement 4.1210:37
      • 4.15 Knowledge Statement 4.1313:10
      • 4.16 Knowledge Statement 4.1406:28
      • 4.17 Knowledge Statement 4.1504:52
      • 4.18 Knowledge Statement 4.1607:06
      • 4.19 Knowledge Statement 4.1704:52
      • 4.20 Knowledge Statement 4.1805:02
      • 4.21 Knowledge Statement 4.1910:23
      • 4.22 Knowledge Statement 4.2005:14
      • 4.23 Knowledge Statement 4.2102:51
      • 4.24 Knowledge Statement 4.2202:42
      • 4.25 Knowledge Statement 4.2303:57
      • 4.26 Quiz00:12
      • 4.27 Quiz Question 100:25
      • 4.28 Quiz Solution 100:45
      • 4.29 Quiz Question 200:30
      • 4.30 Quiz Solution 200:20
      • 4.31 Quiz Question 300:30
      • 4.32 Quiz Solution 300:45
      • 4.33 Quiz Question 400:30
      • 4.34 Quiz Solution 400:45
      • 4.35 Quiz Question 500:30
      • 4.36 Quiz Solution 500:45
      • 4.37 Case Study 1 Scenario00:35
      • 4.38 Case study 1 Questions
      • 4.39 Case Study 2 Scenario00:25
      • 4.40 Case study 2 Questions
      • 4.41 Key Takeaways00:05
      • 4.42 Conclusion00:05
    • Domain 05 - Protection of Information Assets 3:05:15
      • 5.1 Introduction01:48
      • 5.2 Objectives00:43
      • 5.3 Knowledge Statement 5.107:22
      • 5.4 Knowledge Statement 5.206:30
      • 5.5 Knowledge Statement 5.307:34
      • 5.6 Knowledge Statement 5.4 and 5.513:55
      • 5.7 Knowledge Statement 5.608:13
      • 5.8 Knowledge Statement 5.707:40
      • 5.9 Knowledge Statement 5.805:30
      • 5.10 Knowledge Statement 5.905:31
      • 5.11 Knowledge Statement 5.1004:39
      • 5.12 Knowledge Statement 5.1112:35
      • 5.13 Knowledge Statement 5.1212:44
      • 5.14 Knowledge Statement 5.1308:02
      • 5.15 Knowledge Statement 5.1409:12
      • 5.16 Knowledge Statement 5.1505:02
      • 5.17 Knowledge Statement 5.1608:27
      • 5.18 Knowledge Statement 5.1704:49
      • 5.19 Knowledge Statement 5.1802:52
      • 5.20 Knowledge Statement 5.1904:52
      • 5.21 Knowledge Statement 5.2004:51
      • 5.22 Knowledge Statement 5.2109:53
      • 5.23 Knowledge Statement 5.2204:13
      • 5.24 Knowledge Statement 5.2306:05
      • 5.25 Knowledge Statement 5.2403:25
      • 5.26 Knowledge Statement 5.2507:08
      • 5.27 Knowledge Statement 5.2604:59
      • 5.28 Quiz00:05
      • 5.29 Quiz Question 100:15
      • 5.30 Quiz Solution 100:25
      • 5.31 Quiz Question 200:30
      • 5.32 Quiz Solution 200:45
      • 5.33 Quiz Question 300:13
      • 5.34 Quiz Solution 300:45
      • 5.35 Quiz Question 400:30
      • 5.36 Quiz Solution 400:45
      • 5.37 Case Study Scenario00:35
      • 5.38 Case Study Questions
      • 5.39 Key Takeaways01:43
      • 5.40 Conclusion00:10
    • Course Summary 05:00
      • CISA Summary05:00
    • Course Case Study 00:35
      • Course Case Study00:35
    • Quiz
      • Quiz
    • Domain 01 - Process of Auditing Information Systems 25:21
      • Knowledge Statement 1.1 - 100:31
      • Knowledge Statement 1.1 - 200:42
      • Knowledge Statement 1.1 - 300:51
      • Knowledge Statement 1.1 - 401:25
      • Knowledge Statement 1.1 - 501:06
      • Knowledge Statement 1.2 - 100:57
      • Knowledge Statement 1.2 - 200:31
      • Knowledge Statement 1.3 - 100:25
      • Knowledge Statement 1.3 - 2 and 301:21
      • Knowledge Statement 1.3 - 400:45
      • Knowledge Statement 1.4 - 1 and 201:14
      • Knowledge Statement 1.4 - 3, 4 and 501:41
      • Knowledge Statement 1.4 - 6 and 701:19
      • Knowledge Statement 1.4 - 8, 9 and 1001:24
      • Knowledge Statement 1.4 - 11 and 1201:39
      • Knowledge Statement 1.7 - 100:52
      • Knowledge Statement 1.7 - 2 to 702:41
      • Knowledge Statement 1.8 - 100:38
      • Knowledge Statement 1.8 - 201:06
      • Knowledge Statement 1.8 - 300:50
      • Knowledge Statement 1.8 - 401:09
      • Knowledge Statement 1.8 - 5, 6 and 702:14
    • Domain 02 - Governance and Management of IT 18:17
      • Knowledge Statement 2.1 - 102:50
      • Knowledge Statement 2.1 - 200:24
      • Knowledge Statement 2.1 - 301:29
      • Knowledge Statement 2.1 - 402:18
      • Knowledge Statement 2.1 - 500:47
      • Knowledge Statement 2.1 - 602:26
      • Knowledge Statement 2.1 - 700:36
      • Knowledge Statement 2.1 - 800:21
      • Knowledge Statement 2.1 - 900:16
      • Knowledge Statement 2.2 - 100:32
      • Knowledge Statement 2.2 - 200:29
      • Knowledge Statement 2.5 - 101:23
      • Knowledge Statement 2.7 - 100:23
      • Knowledge Statement 2.8 - 100:43
      • Knowledge Statement 2.8 - 200:31
      • Knowledge Statement 2.8 - 300:29
      • Knowledge Statement 2.9 - 100:31
      • Knowledge Statement 2.9 - 200:47
      • Knowledge Statement 2.9 - 301:02
    • Domain 03 - Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation 16:29
      • Knowledge Statement 3.4 - 101:01
      • Knowledge Statement 3.4 - 200:30
      • Knowledge Statement 3.7 - 101:17
      • Knowledge Statement 3.7 - 200:49
      • Knowledge Statement 3.7 - 300:26
      • Knowledge Statement 3.7 - 401:09
      • Knowledge Statement 3.7 - 501:12
      • Knowledge Statement 3.7 - 600:33
      • Knowledge Statement 3.7 - 701:13
      • Knowledge Statement 3.7 - 800:39
      • Knowledge Statement 3.9 - 100:29
      • Knowledge Statement 3.9 - 201:18
      • Knowledge Statement 3.9 - 300:58
      • Knowledge Statement 3.9 - 400:45
      • Knowledge Statement 3.12 - 101:34
      • Knowledge Statement 3.12 - 200:27
      • Knowledge Statement 3.12 - 302:09
    • Domain 04 - Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Service Management 21:49
      • Knowledge Statement 4.1 - 101:30
      • Knowledge Statement 4.5 - 102:39
      • Knowledge Statement 4.5 - 200:56
      • Knowledge Statement 4.5 - 301:02
      • Knowledge Statement 4.5 - 400:56
      • Knowledge Statement 4.6 - 101:23
      • Knowledge Statement 4.6 - 201:06
      • Knowledge Statement 4.6 - 301:33
      • Knowledge Statement 4.6 - 403:15
      • Knowledge Statement 4.6 - 501:08
      • Knowledge Statement 4.9 - 100:15
      • Knowledge Statement 4.9 - 202:53
      • Knowledge Statement 4.12 - 101:08
      • Knowledge Statement 4.12 - 200:53
      • Knowledge Statement 4.16 - 101:12
    • Domain 05 - Protection of Information Assets 23:33
      • Knowledge Statement 5.6 - 100:21
      • Knowledge Statement 5.6 - 202:19
      • Knowledge Statement 5.8 - 101:15
      • Knowledge Statement 5.8 - 201:05
      • Knowledge Statement 5.8 - 301:18
      • Knowledge Statement 5.8 - 401:47
      • Knowledge Statement 5.12 - 103:07
      • Knowledge Statement 5.12 - 202:29
      • Knowledge Statement 5.12 - 301:19
      • Knowledge Statement 5.13 - 103:27
      • Knowledge Statement 5.13 - 201:14
      • Knowledge Statement 5.13 - 301:39
      • Knowledge Statement 5.21 - 101:30
      • Knowledge Statement 5.21 - 200:43
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Exam & certification

  • How will I become a CISA certified professional?

    To become a CISA certified professional, you must meet the following requirements:

    1. Pass the CISA examination
    2. Submit an application for CISA certification
    3. Adherence to the Code of Professional Ethics
    4. Adherence to the Continuing Professional Education Program
    5. Compliance with the Information Systems Auditing Standards

    For additional information, please visit ISACA’s CISA page: http://www.isaca.org/Certification/CISA-Certified-Information-Systems-Auditor/How-to-Become-Certified/Pages/default.aspx

  • What are the prerequisites for a CISA certification?

    To get your CISA certification, you need to:
    • Submit the complete application within five years from the date of initially passing the examination
    • Get all the experience you’ve listed verified by your employers. The experience should have been gained within the 10-year period preceding the date of application, or within five years of passing the examination.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    Online Self learning:

    1. Complete 85% of the course.
    2. Complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

  • Is this CISA course accredited?

    No, this CISA course is not officially accredited.

  • How long does it take to complete the CISA course?

    If you take the self-paced online training course, it will take about 40 hours to complete the course. For live virtual courses, it will take 32 hours to complete the course.

  • How many attempts do I have to pass the CISA exam?

    You have a maximum of three attempts to pass the CISA certification exam. Simplilearn provides guidance and support for learners to help them pass the exam.

  • How long is the CISA certification from Simplilearn valid for?

    The CISA course certification from Simplilearn has lifelong validity.

  • If I fail the CISA exam, how soon can I retake it?

    You can re-attempt it immediately, but you have a maximum of three total attempts.

  • I have passed the CISA examination. When and how will I receive my certificate?

    Upon successful completion of the course and passing the exam, you will receive the certificate through our Learning Management System, which you can download or share via email or Linkedin.
     

  • Do you offer a money-back guarantee for the training course?

    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

    Course advisor

    Dean Pompilio
    Dean Pompilio Technical Trainer, Owner- Steppingstonesolutions Inc

    Mr Pompilio has been an IT Professional since 1989.He has worn many hats along the way and holds over 20 IT certifications which include EC-Council CEI, CEH, CHFI, CISSP, CISA, CISM.. His passion is to help IT professionals achieve their training goals and career growth.

    Reviews

    Thomas Michael
    Thomas Michael Senior Information Security Analyst

    I had a great experience doing the online CISA Course from Simplilearn. This course was a proper combination of video recording and human interaction. The instructor has a sound knowledge of the subject and the examples provided were very apt. It helped me to take the exam confidently and pass with flying colors. Thanks Simplilearn.

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    Simhachalam Mamidi
    Simhachalam Mamidi Manager - Quality, Risk Advisory & IT Audit at Wipro

    Good content. Really appreciate the structured course methodology.

    Kalavathi R Srivatsa
    Kalavathi R Srivatsa Senior Manager Compliance at Hubzu

    I attended this course with an expectation of understanding the basics and complete information about CISA exam and certification. The training was delivered with high level of professionalism, the trainer explained complex logic easily. Overall this training was great and met my expectations.

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    Santosh Veetil
    Santosh Veetil Manager Regulatory and Compliance

    Very good training on CISA. It was really helpful in understanding the basic concepts of infrastructure and IT operations.

    Navin Malhotra
    Navin Malhotra Audit Manager

    Training course provided gives a very good understanding on five domains of CISA certification. It is going to prove a very handy and good reading material for self-study for exam preparation.

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    Diptiman Singh
    Diptiman Singh

    Overall structure of training was good and it has achieved its intended objectives.

    Omkar Damle
    Omkar Damle

    Good Knowledge of trainer. Very cooperative on course speed and repeated explanations. Content arrangement is very good.

    Samir Satam
    Samir Satam

    The faculty displayed thorough knowledge on the subject.

    Rakesh Rathod
    Rakesh Rathod

    CISA overall training was good.

    Rajeev Sharma
    Rajeev Sharma

    The training course covered all the required topics.

    Deepak Rana
    Deepak Rana

    Thorough and detailed discussion during the batch helped to understand the concepts better.

    Rohit Rajvanshi
    Rohit Rajvanshi

    Classroom training helped me to understand the key concepts and interactions with a highly qualified trainer too was greatly helpful.

    Bhupender Sharma
    Bhupender Sharma

    An excellent way of delivering the CISA content. I find it really helpful.

    Tarun Kaushik
    Tarun Kaushik

    The trainer had very good subject knowledge and made the session very friendly and interactive.

    Reji Varghese
    Reji Varghese

    Excellent training by the Simplilearn trainer. Covering all topic in 3 days is another good feedback

    FAQs

    • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

      The system requirements are quite basic:
      OS: Windows any version above XP SP3 & Mac any version above OS X 10.6
      Internet Speed: Preferably above 512 KBPS
      Headset: Any decent headset and microphone which can be used to talk and hear clearly.

    • What all will I get as part of the training?

      You get access to our e-learning content along with the practice simulation tests that help you tackle the toughest of the exam questions. You will also get an online participant handbook with cross references to the e-learning for reinforcement of your learning.

    • Is exam fee included in the course fee?

      No. The exam fee is not included in the course fee as it is directly paid to ISACA for the membership, application and examination.

    • How many questions are there in the CISA certification exam?

      ISACA uses and reports scores on a common scale from 200 to 800. For example, the scaled score of 800 represents a perfect score with all questions answered correctly; a scaled score of 200 is the lowest score possible and signifies that only a small number of questions were answered correctly. You need to achieve a score of 450 or higher to pass the CISA® Exam.

    • What is the CISA certification cost?

      The CISA Certification cost varies between $450 - $760 based on  the mode of registration and if you are a registered member or not.

      Please click on the below link for further details : http://www.isaca.org/Certification/CISA-Certified-Information-Systems-Auditor/June-Exam-Information/Pages/register-for-the-CISA-June-exam.aspx

    • What certification will I receive after completing the training?

      After successful completion of the training, you will be awarded the course completion certificate along with the 30 CPE certificate from Simplilearn.

    • What is the date of the next CISA exam?

      CISA exam is conducted thrice in a year in the months of July, September and December. To find the exam locations & dates go to (www.isaca.org/certification/pages/exam-locations.aspx)

    • Can I defer my exam?

      If you are unable to take the exam, you can request a deferral of your registration fees to the next exam date. To learn more about deferring your exam, including deferral deadlines and costs, please visit www.isaca.org/examdefer .

    • Do you provide assistance for the exam application process?

      Yes, we do provide assistance for the exam application process. You can state your queries on community.simplilearn.com and get them answered along with any other query or concern that you might have about the course.

    • How does Simplilearn assure me that the training and course material delivered are effective?

      Our CISA course is developed to deliver a first attempt pass rate of 100%. With a hands-on learning approach, the training not only gives you the confidence to clear the exam but also helps you retain the knowledge beyond the examination.

    • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

      Yes, you can cancel your enrollment. We provide you a refund after deducting the administration fee. To know more, please go through our Refund Policy.

    • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Who should I contact?

      Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives will be able to give you more details.

    • Who are our Faculties and how are they selected?

      All our trainers are working professionals and industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience.

      Each of them have gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and training demo before they are certified to train for us.  

      We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating continue to train for us.

    • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

      Our teaching assistants are here to help you get certified in your first attempt.

      They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you at every step and enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

      They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed.

      Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

    • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

      We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls.  

      We also have a dedicated team that provides on demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

    • Is this live CISA training or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

      If you enroll for self-paced e-learning, you will have access to pre-recorded videos. If you enroll for the online classroom Flexi-Pass, you will have access to live training conducted online as well as the pre-recorded videos.

    • Disclaimer
    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.