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2020 Audit & Attestation Update


Total Credits: 4 including 3 Auditing- Technical, 1 Behavioral Ethics - Non-technical

Average Rating:
   5
Category:
Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute |  Yellow Book
Faculty:
Melisa F. Galasso
Course Levels:
Update
Duration:
4 Hour
License:
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.

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Description

The AICPA has been busy lately! This course, updated in 2020, will cover recently issued SASes, SSARS, and SSAEs. We’ll also look at recently issued audit standards and major proposals. Finally, the course will review recent interpretations from the Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC), which include significant changes to the Code of Professional Conduct. 

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Describe changes to the auditor's report

  • Recall the impact of SAS 136 on empolyee benefit plan audits

  • List recently issued auditing and attestation standards

  • Describe ethics changes impacting audits of private companies.


Major Subjects
  • Audtiting Standards
  • Ethics

 


Course Materials

Faculty

Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

Melisa F. Galasso Related seminars and products: 12

Founder and CEO

Galasso Learning Solutions LLC


Melisa F. Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not for profit and governmental accounting. Her passion is providing high-quality CPE that is meaningful, creates efficiencies and improves quality, and positively impacts ROI. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts.

 

Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers. She also serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC), has had leadership roles on various A&A committees, and serves on the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. Melisa is a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient and was honored as a “40 under 40” by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017 and 2018. She was also named the 2019 Rising Star by her regional NAWBO chapter, received the Don Farmer award for achievement in technical content instruction, and earned several other awards for public speaking and technical training.

 

Prior to establishing Galasso Learning Solutions, Melisa worked in public accounting, industry, internal audit, and academia.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and International Business from Georgetown University.  On a personal level, Melisa enjoys traveling, watching her daughter ride her horse, and spending quality time with family. She finds balance through yoga, is an avid reader, and frequents local performing arts shows. Melisa actively supports several causes that empower women.


Dates

Wed, Jul 08, 2020 - 01:00p to 04:47p CDT
Thu, Jul 16, 2020 - 05:00p to 08:47p CDT
Fri, Aug 21, 2020 - 01:00p to 04:47p CDT
Sat, Aug 29, 2020 - 09:00a to 12:47p CDT
Tue, Sep 15, 2020 - 09:00a to 12:47p CDT
Mon, Sep 28, 2020 - 01:00p to 04:47p CDT
Tue, Oct 20, 2020 - 05:00p to 08:47p CDT
Thu, Oct 29, 2020 - 09:00a to 12:47p CDT
Fri, Nov 13, 2020 - 01:00p to 04:47p CST
Sat, Nov 21, 2020 - 09:00a to 12:47p CST
Mon, Dec 07, 2020 - 01:00p to 04:47p CST
Tue, Dec 15, 2020 - 09:00a to 12:47p CST
Wed, Jan 13, 2021 - 01:00p to 04:47p CST
Thu, Jan 21, 2021 - 05:00p to 08:47p CST
Fri, Feb 12, 2021 - 01:00p to 04:47p CST
Sat, Feb 20, 2021 - 09:00a to 12:47p CST
Mon, Mar 08, 2021 - 01:00p to 04:47p CST
Tue, Mar 23, 2021 - 05:00p to 08:47p CDT
Wed, Apr 14, 2021 - 01:00p to 04:47p CDT
Thu, Apr 29, 2021 - 09:00a to 12:47p CDT
Fri, May 07, 2021 - 01:00p to 04:47p CDT
Sat, May 22, 2021 - 09:00a to 12:47p CDT
Mon, Jun 07, 2021 - 01:00p to 04:47p CDT
Tue, Jun 15, 2021 - 09:00a to 12:47p CDT
Wed, Jul 14, 2021 - 01:00p to 04:47p CDT
Thu, Jul 29, 2021 - 05:00p to 08:47p CDT
Fri, Aug 06, 2021 - 01:00p to 04:47p CDT
Sat, Aug 21, 2021 - 09:00a to 12:47p CDT
Mon, Sep 13, 2021 - 01:00p to 04:47p CDT
Wed, Sep 22, 2021 - 09:00a to 12:47p CDT
Wed, Oct 06, 2021 - 01:00p to 04:47p CDT
Thu, Oct 21, 2021 - 09:00a to 12:47p CDT
Fri, Nov 05, 2021 - 01:00p to 04:47p CDT
Sat, Nov 20, 2021 - 09:00a to 12:47p CST
Wed, Dec 01, 2021 - 01:00p to 04:47p CST
Tue, Dec 14, 2021 - 05:00p to 08:47p CST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation

None


Designed For

Professionals in the accounting industry.


Original Recording Date

5/22/20


Yellow Book

Yes


Course Developer

Galasso Learning Solutions


Date Added to Catalog

5/22/20


Prerequisites

Prior Experience with GAAS

 

 


Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints. anne.taylor@acpen.com, (972-377-8199). 


Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org


Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based


Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration


Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or help@acpen.com if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 


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