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CPE for Government Auditors

Yellow Book Standards 2011

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT THIS SEMINAR

“It’s been a most entertaining and valuable learning experience and we thank you for making dry audit standards and principles so alive! “
- V.I. IG Auditor, November 2012

“Thanks very much for the great class today. I found it interesting, informative and a lot of fun!!

As someone new to auditing, not to mention government auditing, I was aware that I needed to have a much better understanding of the Yellow Book, and I feel that today was a perfect overview of how the audit process of the Yellow Book works and should work. The instructions, Q&A, and exercises, as well as the asides and personal stories, helped reinforce the core content. Overall a great day of learning for me that will help directly with my OSA duties and responsibilities. “
- Gene B. Assistant State Auditor, July 2017

The GAO’s Yellow Book standards set a high bar for auditors of government programs.  The 2011 revision significantly alters the auditor independence standard.  The Yellow Book standards encompass performance audits, financial audits, and attestation engagements.

Major Topics:

  • Audit plans
  • Evidence
  • Continuing professional education
  • Professional conduct and judgment
  • Reportable conditions including abuse
  • Documentation
  • Reporting
  • Independence

Learning Objectives:

  • Select the standards that apply to your engagement
  • Define requirements for peer review and quality control
  • Apply the 2011 independence standards to your team
  • Use the elements of a finding to flesh out an audit issue
  • Label reportable conditions as abuse, fraud, non-compliance, & an internal control weakness
  • Differentiate between types of audits

 

Program level: Intermediate

Instructional method: Group live instruction

NASBA Category of Study: Auditing (Governmental)

Advance preparation: None

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

Recommended CPE credit: 8 hours of NASBA qualified hours that counts toward the 24 hour Yellowbook CPE requirements.

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