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Assurance

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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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Annual Accounting and Auditing Workshop

Get up-to-date on the latest standards, including accounting, auditing, compilation, preparation, and review.

Course – Textbook Audit 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

Audit documentation: Tips for getting it right

This article discusses three common misconceptions about documentation that can derail an otherwise high-quality audit.

Article Audit Foundational

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

How firms can overcome challenges and develop a diverse workforce

Recruiting a diverse workforce can be a challenge. This article discusses how the challenge can be overcome with a commitment to building relationships.

Article Team building Advanced

The importance of killing projects

This article explores an often overlooked aspect of project management - ending the project.

Article Project management Intermediate

Rethinking the audit

This article explores how technological innovations are changing the way audits are performed and why auditors need to be ready to use new tools to gain insight from...

Article Audit Foundational

6 Ways to Up Your Networking Game

This blog post offers a few tips that will help you up your game, especially when meeting people at events or in large groups.

Article Communication Foundational

"Inconvenience Everybody Equally" and Other Management Tips

It takes special skills and practice to manage these global virtual interactions successfully. This blog post offers several tips to manage far-flung employees.

Article Team building Advanced

9 tips for being more responsive to clients

This article discusses the importance of being receptive, available, and approachable to clients.

Article Communication Foundational

FASB New Not-for-Profit Standard: Maintaining Auditor Independence

This blog post discusses several areas where auditors can help clients implement the new standard.

Article Audit Intermediate