Audits – Update

CPD Hours: 3.5 |

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Audits – Update
Audits – Update

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Summary

     

    Overview: 

    Auditors require continual knowledge of changing standards and practice issues. This course reviews recent revisions to the CPA Canada Handbook–Assurance and other practice matters that have occurred over the last year.

    In addition to comparing new and revised assurance and other related service standards, this course provides an overview of projects in progress and other developments of interest to practitioners, including national issues that have been identified by practice advisory and/or practice inspection. This course focuses exclusively on changes to audit standards.

     

     

    Course Content:

    In this course, you will gain knowledge about the following topics:

    • Introduction and overview of recently revised standards that apply to audits
    • Exposure drafts and other projects in process for audits
    • Practice matters, including highlights from national practice inspection findings and practice advisory comments for auditors

     

    Learning Objectives: 

    Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

    • Describe how the revisions to Canadian Auditing Standards will impact their engagement processes
    • Evaluate the applicability of audit standards on less complex entities
    • Anticipate pending changes to audit standards and understand how the changes may impact audit engagements
    • Be aware of and locate tools to assist with audits

     

    Who Will Benefit: 

    The course will particularly appeal to practitioners serving small and medium-sized private or not-for-profit entities, although it will advance the knowledge of all accounting professionals performing audits.

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