Para-Professional Certifications

Certification Overview:

CARSS – Certified Audit & Risk Support Specialist

The focus of this para-professional certification is the ability to identify business risk in the context of any logical business subset.  In other words the ability to analyze any business in the context of its physical and logical structure and create inventories of business risks that should be evaluated.  This would facilitate the ability to effectively perform ERM and / or risk assessment in the context of audit prioritization.


CDAT – Certified Data Analytics Technician

This para-professional certification is all about the extraction and utilization of the key data to be used in any and all risk evaluation and or audit practice situations.  The para-professional will be proficient in the use of data extraction and manipulation tools such as Generalized Audit Software and the creating of data analytics in support of Risk and Audit professionals.


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Risk University

The Virtual Governance Institute has created a core curriculum of progressive methodologies and academic content in the areas of Risk Assessment, Enterprise Risk Management and Fraud Auditing to deliver cutting edge proprietary approaches to each of these critical governance areas.


The Virtual Governance Institute has created and is now introducing professional certifications that will identify individuals as leaders in the field of Auditing, Enterprise Risk Management and Data Analytics.


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