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ADDITIONAL DATES

May 29, 2020 | 03:00 PM EDT Register

Course Description

You may perform an audit in accordance with all of the other SASs; however, if you do not understand the entity and the environment it operates in, chances are, you performed a substandard audit. You’re like a pilot flying in a fog. You have no idea where you are or where you’re going. This session is designed as an overview of the importance of gaining such an understanding of your client and the environment it operates in; how to use such in determining where the risk of material misstatements are and; developing audit procedures to reduce those risk to an acceptable level. 

Learning objectives

  • Develop an understanding of the control environment
  • Discuss the concept of materiality both qualitatively and quantitatively
  • Apply professional skepticism
  • Differentiate between a fraud and a dumb mistake
  • Determining audit risk

About Presenter

Dennis F. Dycus, CPA, CFE, CGFM, recently retired after 39 years with the Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury of the State of Tennessee as Director of the Division of Municipal Audit. He was responsible for the audits of all local governments in Tennessee, with the exception of counties and their affiliated units, as well as conducting investigations related to fraud, waste, and abuse in local governments. He’s an active member of the AICPA, the Government Finance Officers Association, the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), and a charter member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). 


Dennis has developed and conducted training programs in all 50 states, Canada, Guam, Europe, Canada, and Puerto Rico for organizations, such as the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the AICPA, numerous state CPA societies, the Government Finance Officers Association, the Association of Government Accountants, IBM, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Government Accountability Office, and others. For Western CPE, Dennis writes self-study courses and presents webcasts. His programs are related to the detection and prevention of fraud as well as all aspects of governmental accounting, auditing, and financial reporting. In addition, Dennis has authored articles on fraud for several national publications.

He has been awarded the AGA’s National Education Award, the ACFE’s Distinguished Achievement Award, the TSCPA’s Outstanding CPA in Government Award, and the ACFE’s Outstanding CFE in Government Award, to name but a few.

FAQ

  • To receive CPE credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
  • CPE is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at 646-688-5128

In case any of the course or live webinars gets cancelled we would be refunding you the entire amount (if paid).

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MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor Id#: 143597) 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.

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  • Cost $40
  • CPE Credits 2
  • Subject Area Auditing
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method group internet based
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • Who should attend? CPA - Small Firm CPA - Mid Size Firm CPA - Large Firm Accounting Firm CPA (Industry) Auditors Young CPA CPA in Business Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Handout Material Download

upcoming Live CPE Webinars

QuickBooks: Progress Invoicing and Job Costing
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 09:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
Managing Ethical Dilemmas for Texas CPAs
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 10:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
TAXATION OF PONZI CLAWBACKS & TAX REFUND FROM PONZI
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 11:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
Executive Overview of Leases (Topic 842): Exploring Both the Accounting & Tax Implications
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 11:30 AM EDT View Details/Register
Excel Speed Loop: Systematically Improve Efficiency and Accuracy
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 12:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
CPA & Accountants: What you should know about Credit Card Surcharging & it's legality
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 01:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
Becoming a Cherished Advisor®:The Leadership and Communication Skills to Help You Thrive
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 02:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
REMOTELY MANAGE TEAM PRODUCTIVITY, EASILY TRACK BILLABLE TIME & EXPENSE THAT SEAMLESSLY INTEGRATES QUICKBOOKS DESKTOP & ONLINE
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 02:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
Is It Deductible: Commonly Asked IRS Deductions
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 04:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
Year end tax update : FCCA 2020 & SECURE ACT. (Latest 2019)
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 09:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
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Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 10:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
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Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 10:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
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Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 11:30 AM EDT View Details/Register
ACCOUNTANTS & CPA FIRMS - 4 STEPS TO GAIN, RETAIN & EXPAND HIGH VALUE CLIENTS
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 12:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
Defensive Practice, Quality Control, and Engagement Letters for CPAs
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 01:00 PM EDT View Details/Register