The Yellow Book: GAO Standards

Webinar: ID# 1010278
About This Course:
This training session provides a comprehensive review of the U.S. Government Accountability Office's Government Auditing Standards (2011), otherwise known as "the Yellow Book".

The standards affect all auditors who perform audits of government and nonprofit organizations who receive federal funds, or where application of GAO standards is required by law, regulatio,n or contract.

Agenda / Covered Topics
  • To enable staff performing and managers reviewing audits under Government Auditing Standards to understand and apply the GAO standards
  • Introduction
  • Foundation and ethical principles
  • Standards for use and application
  • General standards
  • Fieldwork and reporting standards for financial audits
  • Fieldwork and reporting standards for attestation engagements
  • Fieldwork and reporting standards for performance audits
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