Seminar Course Description

Becoming an AICPA Peer Review Team or Review Captain: Case Study Application

Locations

CITY STATE DATES OFFERED STATE SOCIETY WEBSITE
Beaverton Oregon Jun 20, 2019 OSCPA
Towson Maryland Jul 16, 2019 MACPA
Atlanta Georgia Jul 17, 2019 GSCPA
New York New York Aug 01, 2019 NYSSCPA
Washington District of Columbia Aug 05, 2019 Peer Review Conference
Morrisville North Carolina Aug 09, 2019 NCACPA
Glen Allen Virginia Aug 13, 2019 VSCPA
Chicago Illinois Aug 15, 2019 ICPAS
Montgomery Alabama Sep 12, 2019 ASCPA

Apply your knowledge of the AICPA’s Peer Reviewer program to a practical application case study. This course features realistic case studies that encompass the most important elements of a system peer review, as well as several case studies pertaining to an engagement review. As a current or future team and/or review captain, you learn to successfully plan for, perform, and report on both system and engagement reviews. You are also introduced to the administrative and committee roles in the peer review program.

Learning Objective

When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Analyze the process of how to effectively plan system and engagement peer reviews.
  • Identify steps needed to understand a firm’s system of quality control.
  • Identify procedures used in testing the firm’s system.
  • Identify issues that affect an organization or audit firm.
  • Identify procedures that should be performed prior to accepting a peer review engagement.

Topics Dicussed

This course uses an application-based case study approach to cover the following topics:

  • Pre-acceptance considerations
  • Planning considerations
  • Evaluation of a firm’s system of quality control
  • Risk assessment
  • Engagement selection
  • Interviewing managing partners, CEOs, and staff
  • Completing a Matter for Further Consideration Form
  • Evaluation of noncompliance with Professional Standards
  • Writing peer review reports
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COURSE CODE

PRTC

FIELD OF STUDY

  • Auditing

CPE CREDIT HOURS

8

KNOWLEDGE LEVEL

Intermediate

INTENDED AUDIENCE

Individuals who wish to serve as peer review team captains and review captains

PREREQUISITE

Completion of the AICPA’s "Becoming an AICPA Peer Review Team or Review Captain: Program Overview" online course (Acronym: PRTCO)

ADVANCED PREPARATION

None

DELIVERY METHOD

Group Live

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