2018-2019 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.

Internal Control Best Practices for Small- and Medium-Sized Entities


This course provides practical guidance for those involved with internal control responsibilities (auditing, monitoring, implementing, etc.) in adapting the 2013 COSO Internal Control – Integrated Framework (the COSO framework) to small- and medium-sized entities. Internal control concepts are applicable to every entity, regardless of size.

Internal Control: How Does It Impact an Audit?


The purpose of this course is to help auditors familiarize themselves with key concepts in the COSO Internal Control – Integrated Framework (the COSO Framework) in order to obtain an understanding of controls during a financial statement audit regardless of whether a controls reliance approach is taken.

Interpreting the New Revenue Recognition Standard: What All CPAs Need to Know


The new accounting standard for revenue recognition was released in 2014 but its effective date is right around the corner. With the issuance of FASB ASU No. 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, FASB has completed
a convergence project.

Introduction to SOC for Service Organizations Reporting


Get ready to gain an understanding of system and organization control reporting guidance and common practice issues that will provide you with the foundational knowledge to effectively perform SOC for service organizations examinations.

Leases: Mastering the New FASB Requirements


How do the leasing requirements in the new standard differ from current GAAP? This course addresses that question by examining the core principles of the new standard, including identification, recognition, measurement, presentation and disclosure requirements. Examples are included to illustrate application of the
new standard.

Peer Review Update Course


This CPE course, which qualifies for the ongoing Team/Review Captain training requirement, will cover recent changes to peer review guidance, peer review resources and other related developments. Peer review is undergoing significant changes as a result of several key initiatives and it is imperative team and review captains stay current. 

Preparation, Compilation, and Review Engagements: Update and Review


If you supervise preparation, compilation, and review engagements, this course will help you comply with the professional standards by informing you of the latest developments and issues relevant to these engagements. Learn about the U.S.

Public Company Update: SEC, PCAOB, and Other Developments


Keep up with the changes in the requirements for public companies, their management, and their auditors. The corporate financial reporting manager or independent auditor is responsible for keeping up with the modifications. This course will update you on the latest pronouncements, regulations, and guidance issued by the SEC and PCAOB as they apply to the filings

Purchasing, Inventory, and Cash Disbursements: Common Frauds and Internal Controls


Purchasing and cash disbursements are common targets for fraud in any entity’s environment. Today, many practitioners, auditors and management in industry are aware of the criticality of adequate internal controls, but may be uncertain whether existing controls in their organizations are adequate.

Real World Fraud in Today's Small-to Medium-Sized Entities


This course uses hands-on case studies based on real-world frauds to help participants carry out their financial statement fraud responsibilities. Auditors and corporate accounting and finance professionals in small- to medium-sized entities will find this course relevant. The course includes an overview of the auditor’s responsibilities related to financial statement fraud.

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