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A Firm's System of Quality Control Logo aicpa

  Cathy Allen, CPA |   $155.00 - 195.00 |   CPE: 8.0 |   AICPA |   Jul 2016 |   Auditing |   08:00 h |   AICPA Store

This CPE course provides a comprehensive review of a firm's system of quality control standards and emphasizes the following:

  • Tailoring a QC system of your firm's accounting and auditing practice that is appropriate and effective
  • Creating an environment focused on quality and continuous improvement through QC monitoring
  • Policies and procedures for each of the six elements of a QC system (QCPP)
  • Getting beyond mere compliance—improve audit quality and increase profitability

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to:

  • Compare your firm's existing system of quality control to the requirements in QC section 10, A Firm's System of Quality Control (AICPA, Professional Standards), and determine and implement any necessary changes to your firm's system

Key Topics

  • Introduction to Statements on Quality Control Standards (SQCS) No. 8
  • The six elements of quality control
  • Monitoring your QC system
  • Documenting and communicating your QC system
  • Common peer review matters related to QC systems
  • Scenarios, tips, and tools

Who Will Benefit?

  • Accounting and auditing practitioners who want a QC system that is appropriate and effective
  • This course is also recommended for firms subject to corrective action
Topics covered:
  • Employee benefit plan auditing: Technical: Plan sponsor: Audit quality & auditor selection, Intermediate
  • Governmental auditing: Technical: Government financial statement audit, Intermediate
  • Assurance: Technical: Audit, Intermediate
  • Assurance: Technical: Attestation, Intermediate
Who Will Benefit?
  • Accounting and auditing practitioners who want a QC system that is appropriate and effective
  • This course is also recommended for firms subject to corrective action
Key Topics
  • Introduction to Statements on Quality Control Standards (SQCS) No. 8
  • The six elements of quality control
  • Monitoring your QC system
  • Documenting and communicating your QC system
  • Common peer review matters related to QC systems
  • Scenarios, tips, and tools
Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to do the following:

  • Compare your firm's existing system of quality control to the requirements in QC section 10, A Firm's System of Quality Control (AICPA, Professional Standards), and determine and implement any necessary changes to your firm's system

This CPE course provides a comprehensive review of a firm's system of quality control standards and emphasizes the following:

  • Tailoring a QC system of your firm's accounting and auditing practice that is appropriate and effective
  • Creating an environment focused on quality and continuous improvement through QC monitoring
  • Policies and procedures for each of the six elements of a QC system (QCPP)
  • Getting beyond mere compliance—improve audit quality and increase profitability

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