Webcast: Yellow Book Financial Audits (WBEOYB316)
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When: 12/29/2016
12:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
United States
Presenter: Lynda M. Dennis, CPA, CGFO, PhD

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Acronym WBEOYB316
CPE 4 hours
Vendor AICPA
Accounting & Auditing
Level Basic
Yellow Book Yes
Prerequisite None
Who should attend Government auditors and public accountants planning or conducting audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (“Yellow Book”)
Members $159
CPA Non-Members $199

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Do you perform engagements in accordance with the Yellow Book? This course provides an excellent baseline of information to accountants in understanding governmental auditing. It is essential that all auditors planning and conducting audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS, GAS, or simply the “Yellow Book”) understand and be able to discern key concepts and standards accordingly in executing their responsibilities.


When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Recall the concepts and guidance found in the Yellow Book.
  • Recognize Yellow Book requirements related to CPE, independence, and peer review.
  • Identify the additional requirements for performing an audit under Government Auditing Standards.
  • Recognize the additional reporting requirements for financial audits.


  • Foundation and ethical principles of government auditing
  • Standards for use and application of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) ("Yellow Book")
  • General standards
  • Standards for financial audits