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Becoming an AICPA Peer Review Team or Review Captain Logo aicpa

  AICPA Peer Review Program Staff |   $149.00 - 189.00 |   CPE: 9.0 |   AICPA |   May 2019 |   Auditing |   AICPA Store
Who Will Benefit?
  • Those who wish to become peer review team captain certified.
Key Topics
  • Evaluation of a firm's system of quality control
  • Steps in a peer review engagement
  • Writing peer review reports
  • Assisting firms in preparing letters of response
  • Planning and conducting the exit conference
  • The role and qualifications of the peer reviewer in system and engagement reviews
  • Objectives and requirements related to peer reviews in a peer review program
  • Engagement reviews and their distinct differences from system reviews
Learning Objectives
  • Distinguish between the processes to effectively plan system and engagement peer reviews
  • Identify steps needed to understand a firm's system of quality control
  • Identify the differences between the various types of peer review reports
  • Select different recommendations for follow-up action to the administering entity
  • Identify the impact and effect that organizational issues have on a firm's system of quality control

Become a certified peer review team captain!

Learn the foundation of an effective peer review engagement and evaluation of a firm's system of quality control under the AICPA Practice-Monitoring Program. As a future team and/or review captain, you will learn to successfully plan for, perform, and report on both system and engagement reviews.

This two-part course features an online self-study module and a group-study course entitled Becoming an AICPA Peer Review Team or Review Captain: Case Study Application. Completion of both parts is required to become certified as a peer review team captain. Once you have completed the self-study online, you should register for the group study course. For more information, call 800.634.6780, Option 1, or email aicpalearning@aicpa.org.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Risk identification & assessment, Foundational
  • Assurance: Technical: Audit, Foundational
  • Assurance: Technical: Attestation, Foundational
  • Assurance: Technical: Review, Foundational
  • Assurance: Technical: Compilation, Foundational
  • Assurance: Technical: Peer review, Foundational

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