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The Most Dangerous Elements of a GAAS Audit Webinar

CPE

When
Oct. 23
1:30 - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
4-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $139 | Nonmember: $189


 More Information

Course No.
GAA4-2019-01-WEBNR-296-01
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Basic audit knowledge
Note
This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, Surgent CPE. After registering, you will receive an email from Surgent CPE with the log-in information.

Description

The formula for a successful audit today consists of many elements. Some of those elements require more thoughtfulness and caution in their application than others. In this course, we will explore those more combustible elements that can cause the audit to blow up with the budget, peer reviewers, clients and others. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format. Over 15 focused exercises are included to provide an enhanced working knowledge of today's GAAS.

Highlights

  • Stay current on key aspects of maintaining professional skepticism and avoid problems with clients, peer reviewers, and others
  • Proficiently perform audits through an increased knowledge of how the various sections of GAAS are applied and interrelate to each other
  • Skillfully apply the more troublesome requirements used by auditors on a daily basis


Speaker(s)

 John C Blanton, CPA

Since 2011, Charlie has been the Director of Governmental and Nonprofit Product Development for Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC. In that role, he writes Surgent McCoy’'s CPE course offerings which qualify for Yellow Book CPE. Charlie has written over 20 CPE courses and teaches 15 to 20 days annually in the governmental and nonprofit arena. Before joining Surgent McCoy, he served as the technical manager for the AICPA'’s governmental and nonprofit CPE courses from 1999 to 2011. Prior to serving the AICPA, Charlie worked for KPMG (where he performed Yellow Book and single audits); the Texas Society of CPAs (where he worked in peer review); Taylor Publishing; and Texas Wesleyan University (where he saw the Yellow Book and single audit process from the client’'s perspective).


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