Webcast: Descriptive Statistics (CADEST116)
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When: 10/4/2016
12:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Where: Webcast
United States
Presenter: Jun Dai, PhD

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Acronym CADEST116
CPE 2 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Accounting & Auditing
Level Overview
Yellow Book No
Prerequisite None
Who should attend Experienced and emerging CPAs, financial advisers and other professionals who would like to obtain an overview on descriptive statistics and its application in auditing.
Members $60
CPA Non-Members $94

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Descriptive analysis involves methods of organizing, picturing and summarizing information. It provides insights to auditors by providing a bird's-eye view of data and demonstrating unusual patterns. We'll dig into the basic concepts of descriptive analysis and the key measurements, as well as demonstrates examples of using descriptive analysis to accomplish auditing tasks.

Materials are provided as an ebook.


  • Identify the basic concept of statistics.
  • Determine the key measurements of descriptive statistics.
  • Recognize insights on how to apply descriptive statistics to auditing.


  • Variables and measurement
  • Distribution
  • Measures of central tendency
  • Measures of dispersion