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CPAs are expected to maintain a level of competence to meet the profession’s technical and ethical standards, and provide valuable services to the public, employers and clients. Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Assurance, these learning resources are designed to help you understand the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality compilation, review, attest, and audit engagements. You’ll also find resources here to support your advisory and consulting engagements.

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Internal Control and COSO Essentials for Financial Managers, Accountants and Auditors

Review COSO guidance on the components and principles of internal control and then learn about the basic tools used to document processes and controls.

Webcast Internal control Foundational

Accounting and Auditing Update

Attend this webcast to stay up-to-date on the latest FASB standards and guidance. Learn about the effect of recently issued auditing and attestation standards.

Webcast FASB financial accounting & reporting Foundational

Applying the Risk Assessment Standards to Enhance Audit Quality

Review common deficiencies and learn how to effectively and efficiently execute the Risk Assessment Standards to enhance audit quality.

Webcast Audit risk assessment Foundational

Audit Workpapers: Documenting Field Work

In this 2016 CPE update course, learn the basics of working paper preparation--form and content--to make sure significant audit items are properly documented.

Course – Online Audit Foundational

Yellow Book: Government Auditing Standards

An excellent baseline of information for accountants planning or conducting engagements in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (“Yellow...

Course – Online,   Course – Textbook Yellow Book requirements Foundational

Internal Control and Risk Assessment: Key Factors in a Successful Audit

Enhance your understanding of a risk-based approach to auditing in this CPE course designed to illustrate how the concepts apply to practical audit situations.

Course – Online,   Course – Textbook Audit risk assessment Intermediate

AICPA Technical Questions and Answers

AICPA Technical Questions and Answers compiles popular Q&As from the AICPA's Technical Hotline. This resource includes non-authoritative literature on a variety of...

Publication Audit Intermediate

Reporting on Compilation Engagements

This CPE course is included in Preparation, Compilation, and Review Staff Essentials. It provides fundamental training on the requirements associated with reporting on...

Course – Online Compilation Foundational

AICPA Peer Review Conference

Aug 14, 2017 - Aug 16, 2017 - Nashville, TN - This conference provides an update for peer reviewers on changes that have occurred in the past year.

Conference – Live Peer review Intermediate

AICPA Practitioners Symposium and Tech+ Conference

Jun 11, 2018 - Jun 14, 2018 - Las Vegas, NV/Live Online - Whether it’s honing your personal skill set, positioning your practice for growth or transforming your...

Conference – Live Strategic planning Intermediate

AICPA National Advanced Accounting and Auditing Technical Symposium

June 11 - 14, 2018 - Las Vegas, NV - AICPA National Advanced Accounting and Auditing Technical Symposium will be offered at AICPA ENGAGE this year. Attend the NAAATS...

Conference – Live Audit Intermediate

Why CPAs need to get a grip on blockchain

This article highlights a number of crucial concepts that help explain blockchain and give insight into its value propositions for the accounting profession.

Article Blockchain Foundational