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Applying Professional Skepticism in an Audit

 Thu, 11/01/2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:59 pm
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Registration Status: CLOSED -- Please contact the VSCPA at [email protected] or (800) 733-8272 for availability.
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$159.00 Regular Registration
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$199.00 Regular Registration
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When you complete this webcast, you will be able to: - Recall the importance of professional skepticism to auditing in today's complex environment. - Recognize concerns raised about the level of skepticism in audit performance and steps the profession is taking to address concerns. - Identify

Audit inspection reports have identified issues about the level and consistency of professional skepticism being applied in audits, in particular, in areas that require high levels of professional judgment. Additionally, the complexity of transactions and markets continues to increase, requiring auditors and managers to use more professional judgment during audit engagements. Professional skepticism is influenced by personal behavioral traits as well as the knowledge level of the individuals undertaking the audit. This highly interactive webcast uses case studies to provide an overview of professional skepticism, including what it is and why it is important in audit engagements. The participant will gain knowledge about how to apply professional skepticism and techniques to enhance use of professional skepticism in their own practice.

Delivery Method: Individual webcast
CPE Credit: Auditing
Program Level: Basic

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