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Dec 04, 2020 | 01:30 PM EST Register

Course Description

An auditor may perform an audit in accordance with all of the standards (except AU 315) and still perform a substandard audit.  If one does not know the usual types of transactions an entity has, one will not recognize an unusual transaction because they failed to obtain an understanding of the entity and the environment it operates in.  Even the environment an entity operates is can create risk of a material misstatement that the auditor must be aware of.  This webinar addresses a number of procedures an auditor is required to perform and document relating to his/her understanding of the entity and its environment.

Highlights of the webinar : 

  • Entity’s Risk Assessment Process
  • Risks That Require Special Audit Consideration
  • Revision of Risk Assessment
  • Risk Assessment Procedures and Related Activities
  • Entities' Selection and Application of Accounting Policies
  • Risk of Failure
  • Nature and Characteristics of Internal Control
  • Components of Internal Control

This webinar will provide an understanding of - 

  • Your client and the environment it operates in
  • How to use such in determining where the risk of material misstatements are
  • Developing audit procedures to reduce those risk to an acceptable level.

Learning objectives

  • To recall the understanding of the control environment
  • To recognize the concept of materiality both qualitatively and quantitatively
  • To identify ways of applying professional skepticism
  • To differentiate between a fraud and a dumb mistake
  • To identify ways of 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.
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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).

Reviews

4.4
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37%
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    THOMAS BOWEN , CPA, Attorney
    Dec 20th 2019
    Speaker was well prepared to cover the many technical aspects of detecting fraud and used examples to make the subject interesting and easy to follow. Thank You Dennis for providing all the relevant information.
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Marina Sakatis , ACCT./BK
My experience was good overall. I would recommend.
AM
Amanda Murphy , CPA
It is always good to learn more, anytime I have a seminar I learn something new. Excellent, Informative, Pertinent !
JK
Jacqueline Kotch , CPA
Dennis presentations are paced very well. He used the allotted time very efficiently and does not leave topics/concepts hanging at the end of the session. Excellent webinar
MA
Matthew Andrade
Class was very informational for someone with limited experience, Lengthy refresher for those with years of experience.
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Tracy Lee , CPA
Good Webinar ! I will share the handouts with my coworkers. This course contained a lot of thought-provoking points, and I think the information was so important that this course could have lasted even longer.

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  • CPE Credits 2
  • Subject Area Auditing
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method group internet based
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
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