Audit Sampling

Non-Statistical Sampling for Efficient Audits

Course Overview
Many auditors do little sampling in their audits because of the misconception that sampling must be statistical. This course illustrates the non-statistical sampling guidance in the current AICPA Audit Sampling Guide relating to non-statistical applications designed to improve audit engagement efficiency.



Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Identify what is and is not considered a sampling procedure
  • Recognize considerations for determining sample sizes for non-statistical sampling applications
  • Identify key questions to be considered when performing non-statistical sampling techniques
  • Differentiate between sampling techniques and the evaluation of sampling results

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    Speaker / Author:

    John M. Fleming, CPA, MBA, is currently the Director, Content Development for SmartPros LTD, a division of Kaplan Professional Education. SmartPros is an international educational and training company specializing in accounting, finance and ethics educational programs. John previously served as President and Director of Accounting and Auditing for LOSCALZO ASSOCIATES, a division of SmartPros for twenty-eight years. John retired as President of Loscalzo Associates on January 1, 2014.

    John’s prior practice experience includes audit, tax, consulting, office management, and human resource responsibilities with Deloitte LLP, Richard Eisner & Company LLP, and Ernst & Young LLP. John is a graduate of LaSalle and Drexel Universities with degrees in accounting and finance.

    John, a Pennsylvania CPA, served as the 1999/2000 President of the 8,300 member Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and currently serves as a member of the Institute’s Accounting and Auditing Technical Committee. In 2006, the PICPA recognized John as a Joseph E. Sterrett Fellow for his contributions to the accounting profession and in 2007, the Philadelphia Chapter recognized John with their Champion Award for his contributions to the PICPA, Chapter, profession and community. John has also served as the 2002/2003 President of the American Accounting Association’s Mid-Atlantic Region.

    John and his wife Marge live in Medford, New Jersey.

    Software & Hardware Requirements:

    • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
    • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
    • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
    • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
    • Ram: 256 MB minimum
    • Sound card with speakers/headphones
    • Windows or Mac OS

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    Standard Rate: $24.95

    Details

    Course Code : 99FLE39-tx

    Release Date : 05/09/2017
    Expire Date : 05/09/2021
    Credits :
    CPE 1.00
    QAS 1.00

    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : Self-Study
    Length : 50min
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Field Of Study : Auditing
    Theme : Audit Sampling

    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible

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