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Yellow Book Update

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Auditing (Governmental) - Technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  Yellow Book |  ACPEN Industry Institute
Melisa F. Galasso
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.

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This two-credit Yellow Book Update will cover some of the recent guidance issued by the Government Accountability Office. We will review the 2021 Technical Update to the 2018 Uniform Guidance as well as the GAO guidance on data quality. We'll also cover the GAO's identification of the most high-risk areas in government. The course will close with a look at Yellow Book independence requirements, which is frequently cited as an issue by Peer Review.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the technical updates to Yellow Book
  • Recall best practices in data quality
  • Describe independence requirements in the 2018 Yellow Book

Major Subjects
  • Yellow Book Independence
  • Data quality
  • Technical Update


Course Materials


Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

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Founder and CEO

Galasso Learning Solutions LLC

Melisa Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical acconting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. 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. Within the industry, Melisa serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and is a past-Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. Melisa also authors the AICPA’s State and Local Government Guide and serves as a SME for the Center for Plain English Accounting.



Mon, Apr 22, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:48am CDT
Thu, Apr 25, 2024 - 08:30am to 10:18am CDT
Sat, Apr 27, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:48pm CDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information


Prior experience with GAGAS

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

Ideal for practitioners serving nonprofit or governmental entities

Original Recording Date


Course Developer
Galasso Learning Solutions 


Date Added to Catalog


Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199). 

Official Registry Statement

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 19


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