CPAR Auditing Practice

CPAR - 2020/February, Seg.02 - The PCAOB: Two Years In

Course Overview
Since 2018 and the appointment of Board members, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has engaged in extensive efforts to reevaluate the organization and study the auditing profession, particularly considering today’s environment. In this panel discussion videotaped at the recent FEI CFRI Conference, Board members Duane DesParte and Jim Kaiser explain how the Board is making progress against its five-year strategic plan, and the key takeaways from their consistent outreach to various stakeholder groups.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize how the PCAOB is making progress against its five-year strategic plan;
  • Identify the steps taken by the PCAOB as a result of rethinking their inspection report;
  • Recognize how to improve audit quality; and
  • Identify the PCAOB actions with regard to Critical Audit Matters.

Content Partner:

CPA Reports Online

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in financial reporting or auditing, or an introductory course in auditing.

Speaker / Author:

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Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : CPAR1440-FM

Release Date : 03/07/2020
Expire Date : 04/01/2021
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Auditing

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