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How to Evaluate Whether You (the Client) are Getting the Most for Your Audit DollarsCOURSE ID: VALU
DESCRIPTION

An audit is an investment in reliable financial reporting and compliance, and an increased return on those dollars can be achieved by hiring the right auditors. This course will provide key factors for you to consider when evaluating whether you are getting the most quality and insight from your auditors, to enable them to perform the most value-added audit possible in the given circumstances – while still retaining the trust of a CPA.

DESIGNED FOR: Industry accountants, management, governance and others that manage the external auditor relationshipFIELD OF STUDY: AuditingLEVEL: BasicPREREQUISITES: NoneCOURSE PRODUCER: Business Learning InstituteCREDITS: 2.0OBJECTIVES:
  • Describe how to identify signs that your auditors may be over- or under-auditing
  • Explain the “soft” skills, such as communication, creativity, critical thinking and more that your auditor should readily exhibit in order to give you the greatest return for your audit dollars
  • Apply illustrative examples of value-added business advice and assistance the auditor may apply without impairing independence
HIGHLIGHTS:

* Limitations in roles and responsibilities an auditor can accept without impairing independence
* Assessing the strength of your auditor’s ability to think critically, strategically, and creatively in appropriate circumstances
* Evaluating your auditor’s time and project management skills
* Grading your auditor’s communication and interpersonal skills, in exceeding your expectations on an audit

UPCOMING SCHEDULED COURSES
DATE NAME LOCATION ORGANIZATION PUBLIC/PRIVATE CREDITS
03/23/17MNCPA The Eight Hour MBA: Key Concepts of Adding ValueMinnesota Society of CPAs BloomingtonMinnesota Society of CPAsPublic8.0
08/16/17The Eight Hour MBA: Key Concepts of Adding ValueAlabama Society of CPAs MontgomeryAlabama Society of CPAsPublic8.0
08/24/17PICPA – The Eight Hour MBA: Key Concepts of Adding ValuePennsylvania Institute of CPAs PhiladelphiaPennsylvania Institute of CPAsPublic8.0
09/16/17Collins Barrow – Implementing Value Pricing in Your Firm & Strategic PlanningCollins Barrow National Cooperative Incorporated Toronto, OntarioCollins Barrow National Cooperative IncorporatedPrivate4.0
04/19/18SCCPA -The Eight Hour MBA: Key Concepts of Adding ValueSouth Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants ColumbiaSouth Carolina Association of Certified Public AccountantsPublic8.0
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