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Firm Quality Control Standards

  • CPA (CA)
  • CRMA
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • IAP
  • QIAL
Firm Quality Control Standards CPE Course

2 Credits


Subject Area


Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

2 CPE credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Canadian CPAs

2 CPE credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)

2 CPE credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)

2 CPE credit for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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Course Description

A system of quality control is broadly defined as a process to provide the firm with reasonable assurance that its personnel comply with applicable professional standards and the firm's standards of quality. The key idea is that a firm form a system of quality control intended for providing reasonable assurance that a firm and its employees adhere to the professional standards and legal and regulatory requirements and also that reports which are issued by such firm or its engagement partners are apt in the circumstances.

With the emphasized idea of promoting the internal culture which is based on the recognition that the quality is essential and paramount in executing any engagement.

In this 2 CPE live webinar, we will address relevance to ethical standards, client and engagement acceptance and continuance procedures, human resources policies and procedures, engagement performance and monitoring activities, and best practices in designing and implementing effective quality control standards that address the responsibility of firm leadership.

We walk through the AICPA’s recommendations and requirements so that you understand your responsibilities and duties when performing a client engagement. This session will also emphasize on CPA firm's responsibilities for its system of quality control for its accounting and auditing practice.

Major topics covered in this webinar include:

  • Unconditional requirements
  • Presumptively mandatory requirements
  • Definitions of key terms
  • Roles and responsibilities of the firm, the engagement partner, and the engagement team members
  • Elements of an engagement
  • Ethical, technical, people considerations
  • Policies and procedures of the system of quality control
  • Difficulties, breaches, and conflicts of interest
  • Other significant considerations 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the firm’s responsibility for the system of quality control
  • To examine roles of responsibilities of all the players
  • To define the available options when things do not go well
  • To learn how and when to communicate engagement issues
  • To review documentation requirements
  • To learn the policy and procedure of the system of quality control

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Young CPA