2019-2020 Public seminar catalog

AICPA offers more than 2,500 seminars nationwide which are sponsored by state CPA societies. From government/not-for-profit to controllership, taxation to internal control, AICPA covers all topics with the most up-to-date information. Our authors and instructors are leaders in their field and strive to make your seminar a successful learning experience.

Applying Professional Skepticism in an Audit

CL4PSKEP

Audit inspection reports have identified issues about the level and consistency of professional skepticism being applied in audits. Additionally, the complexity of transactions and markets continues to increase, requiring auditors and managers to use more professional judgment during audit engagements.

This interactive course will...


Applying the Uniform Guidance in Your Single Audits

INUG

Does a single audit have you running in circles? This course provides you with the knowledge to be more efficient and effective at planning and performing audits in accordance with the requirements of the Uniform Guidance and the Single Audit Act. Make sure your skills are up-to-date with the latest information in this challenging audit...


Audit Staff Essentials – Experienced In-Charge/Senior Staff

ASE4

This, the final of four comprehensive Audit Staff Essentials courses, focuses on the more advanced areas of the audit for new senior/in-charge staff and to provide guidance, examples and exercises to build the skills to successfully obtain the audit evidence necessary in these areas. In addition to the technical knowledge necessary, this...


Audit Staff Essentials – Experienced Staff/ New In-Charge

ASE3

This, the third of four comprehensive Audit Staff Essentials courses, continues to build on the knowledge first year staff have attained through experience and our two-part New Staff courses. Experienced staff take on an expanded role on engagements with more technical or advanced accounting and auditing topics. This course will provide...


Audit Staff Essentials – New Staff: Core Concepts

ASE1

In this, the first of four comprehensive Audit Staff Essentials courses, first year staff will be provided with the foundational knowledge they will need to be successful, not only on their first few engagements, but throughout their careers. The information presented in this course will plant the roots of a successful auditor and member...


Audit Staff Essentials – New Staff: Practical Application

ASE2

In this, the second of four comprehensive Audit Staff Essentials courses, first year staff will be provided with the foundational knowledge they will need to be successful, not only on their first few engagements, but throughout their careers. Designed as the companion course to our New Staff: Core Concepts, this course focuses on the...


Audit Working Papers: Documenting and Reviewing Field Work

AUDW

Working papers are the building blocks of an audit. If it’s not in the working papers, audit quality may suffer, as the manager and partner might not know about it or its ramifications may not be fully considered. Understand the professional standards regarding working paper documentation. Make this course part of the firm’s quality...


Audit Workpapers: Documenting Field Work

CL4DFW

Do you need to make sure significant audit items are properly documented? Working papers, the building blocks of an audit, must list relevant details so that the manager and partners are aware of significant transactions and can consider possible ramifications. A poorly prepared working paper causes inefficiencies for the preparer,...


Auditing Employee Benefit Plans

EBPE

Master the fundamentals of auditing employee benefit plans in accordance with AICPA standards and ERISA rules and regulations and avoid the problems that are often encountered. Explore the accounting and auditing requirements unique to employee benefit plans. This course is designed to give you an understanding of requirements and audit...


Audits of 401(k) Plans

AFKP

Since 401(k) plans make a popular option for employee benefit plans, auditors of employee benefit plans must have the proper skills to audit these plans effectively. You will work through how to audit a 401(k) plan and prepare financial statements that satisfy ERISA and SEC requirements. Tap into ways to plan and conduct 401(k) audits...


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