Application of Yellow Book Standards

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This course is 4.00 credits
Field of Study
Auditing
Course Level
Intermediate
Vendor
California Society of CPAs

Registration Fees

MSCPA-AICPA Member
$120.00
MSCPA Member
$120.00
AICPA Member
$188.00
Non-Member
$188.00
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Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
3:30pm – 7:00pm

The GAO’s Yellow Book standards set a high bar for auditors of government programs. Focus on the requirements of the Yellow Book that challenge audit teams including the CPE, independence and reporting requirements. The Yellow Book standards encompass performance audits, financial audits and attestation engagements.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.

The GAO’s Yellow Book standards set a high bar for auditors of government programs. Focus on the requirements of the Yellow Book that challenge audit teams including the CPE, independence and reporting requirements. The Yellow Book standards encompass performance audits, financial audits and attestation engagements.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.

Designed For

Auditors and monitors of governmental funds and programs who need to understand how to apply Yellow Book standards to their work.

Course Objectives

  • Select the standards that apply to your engagement and differentiate between types of engagements.
  • Define requirements for peer review and quality control.
  • Apply the latest independence standards to your team.
  • Define the elements of a finding.
  • Label reportable conditions as abuse, fraud, non-compliance and an internal control weakness.

Major Subjects

  • Continuing professional education
  • Reportable conditions including abuse
  • Documentation and quality control
  • Reporting Requirements including Elements of a Finding
  • Independence
  • Engagement Types 

Prerequisites

One year or more of government audit

The start date for this course has passed. Registration is no longer available.