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Surgent's Four-Hour Yellow Book Qualification Course (QUA400)

Date:Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 4:30pm
(Registration at 12:30pm)
Facility:Holiday Inn Palm Beach Airport Hotel, West Palm Beach
CPE Credit:4.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: Robert P. Bedwell, CPA
Vendor:Surgent McCoy
Course Level:Basic
Early Bird Price:$150.00 FICPA Members, $215.00 Non-Members

Important Note: The purpose of this course is to fulfill the new GAGAS (i.e., Yellow Book) Qualification CPE requirement.
As part of the 24-hour Yellow Book CPE requirement the new Yellow Book also requires four hours of CPE on the Yellow Book itself. This course not only fulfills that requirement, it also prepares you to excel in implementing the new Yellow Book. Learn precisely what the new Yellow Book does and does not require auditors to do. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format. Over 15 focused exercises are included to provide an enhanced knowledge of the new Yellow Book.

When you complete this course, you will be able to:
  • Thoroughly understand the requirements of the new Yellow Book and how they relate to the AICPA and single audit requirements
  • Prepare to implement the new Yellow Book in an effective and efficient manner
  • Save time by understanding what the new Yellow Book does and does not require auditors to do

Major Topics:
Topics of discussion will include:
  • Critical concepts related to applying the new Yellow Book including when the standards are applicable; the types of engagements involved; the relationship between the Yellow Book and other standards; and the importance of stating compliance with the Yellow Book in reporting
  • The new Yellow Book standards related to ethics; independence; professional judgment; competence and CPE; quality control; and peer review
  • The new Yellow Book requirements related to performing and reporting on financial audits and how those requirements affect the audit in areas like internal control
  • The new Yellow Book requirements related to attestation engagements (i.e., examinations, reviews, and agreed-upo procedures engagements) and performance audits

Who Should Attend:
Auditors performing Yellow Book engagements

Basic audit knowledge

Advanced Preparation:


Qualifies for Yellow Book credit

FICPA EZMaterials! Instead of picking up paper manuals at the event, you’ll be able to download the EZMaterials as searchable PDFs to your laptop, tablet or other device seven days before the event. 


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