Self-Study

A Complete Guide to the Yellow Book Download

  • Saturday, May 1, 2021 – Saturday, April 30, 2022

  • 8.00
    CREDITS
    Auditing (Governmental)

If you work with governments and not-for-profits, a thorough understanding of the Yellow Book is essential. This course will equip you with a comprehensive knowledge of the Yellow Book requirements and increase your confidence and proficiency in performing Yellow Book audits. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format including over 20 focused exercises on key practice issues.

Objectives

  • Thoroughly understand the requirements of the Yellow Book and how they relate to the AICPA and single audit requirements
  • Excel in the Yellow Book auditing arena
  • Save time and stress on Yellow Book engagements via in-depth knowledge of the requirements

Highlights

  • When is the auditor required to follow the Yellow Book (a.k.a., Government Auditing Standards, or GAGAS)?
  • How the Yellow Book requirements relate to generally accepted auditing standards and the single audit requirements
  • The different types of Yellow Book audit and attestation engagements that auditors may be called upon to perform
  • The Yellow Book standards related to the qualifications of the auditor (i.e., requirements related to independence, CPE, peer review, and more)
  • The Yellow Book requirements related to the performance of and reporting on a financial audit
  • The Yellow Book requirements related to attestation engagements (i.e., examinations, reviews, and agreed-upon procedures engagements) and performance audits

Additional Information

Designed For

Auditors performing Yellow Book engagements

Vendor

Surgent

Advanced Preparation

None

Credits

8.00 Auditing (Governmental)

Prerequisite

Basic audit knowledge

Course Number

2125001

Level of Knowledge

Basic

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