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Governmental auditing

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Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Governmental Auditing, these learning resources are designed to help CPAs understand the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality Single Audits, Yellow Book audits, and audits of state and local government financial statements. Resources include the most up-to-date information on the Uniform Guidance and recent GASB statements including GASB Statement No. 68 and GASB Statement No. 72.

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Professional Ethics: The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Comprehensive Course

Covers the basic tenets of ethical and professional conduct and the principles of ethics.

Course – Textbook,   Course – Online Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Intermediate Single Audit Certificate Exam

Complete this exam to demonstrate your ability to plan and perform single audits in accordance with the requirements of the Uniform Guidance and earn the Intermediate...

Course – Online Single audit Intermediate

Advanced Single Audit Certificate Exam

The Advanced Single Audit Certificate exam tests your ability to plan, perform and evaluate single audits in accordance with the latest requirements of the new Uniform...

Course – Online Single audit Advanced

Professional Ethics for Members in Business

An overview of the ethics standards that apply under the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct to CPAs in business and industry.

Course – Online Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Fundamentals for Performing a Single Audit Under the Uniform Guidance

Explains the basic elements of a Uniform Guidance compliance audit, including who must undergo this type of engagement.

Course – Online Single audit requirements Foundational

Effective Communication and Negotiation (Recommended for Twitter 101)

Created by the Business Learning Institute (BLI), this one-hour CPE course will examine and walk-through key communication techniques, to include effective listening,...

Course – Online Communication Foundational

How to Prepare for Your Organization’s Single Audit

This blog post shares valuable best practices for preparing for a single audit that can minimize your worries and set you on the road to success.

Article Auditee considerations Foundational

Yellow Book: Government Auditing Standards, 2011 Revision

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

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Known around the world for her 2012 TED Talk, ENGAGE 2017 keynote speaker Amy Cuddy teaches us how to use simple techniques to liberate ourselves from fear in...

Publication Influence Foundational

Y-Size Your Business: How Gen Y Employees Can Save You Money and Grow Your Business

ENGAGE 2017 keynote speaker Jason Ryan Dorsey presents a step-by-step methodology for best employing Gen Y without investing a lot of time or money. Get an insider's...

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To my mentors and mentees: Thank you

This article offers insights on the value of mentors and key traits great mentors share.

Article Coaching & mentoring Foundational

Q&A: Don’t believe these Millennial myths

Generational expert Jason Dorsey recommends ways employers can recruit (and keep) members of the often-misunderstood Millennial generation.

Article Team building Intermediate