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Nov 08 - Nov 09, 2017
08:30 - 16:30 , WED-THU
Washington , DC $699 O
Jan 23 - Jan 24, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-WED
San Diego , CA $699 O
Apr 17 - Apr 18, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-WED
Washington , DC $699 O
May 16 - May 17, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , WED-THU
Washington , DC $699 O
Aug 21 - Aug 22, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-WED
Washington , DC $699 O
Aug 27 - Aug 28, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-TUE
Washington , DC $699 O
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Course overview

Receive guidance on reducing the cycle time for your performance audits while maintaining quality, meeting user information needs, and conforming to the Government Auditing Standards. Ascertain when it is appropriate to offer clients alternatives to classic "full scope" audit coverage, and how to establish an auditor-client relationship conducive to quick delivery of products. Learn how to tailor audit products to better meet client needs. Drawing on multiple case studies, learn to write objectives to facilitate quick field work, timely reporting, and ways to narrow or limit the scope of audit work to satisfy the objectives.

Who should attend?

Experienced auditors, including supervisors, team leaders and managers. Level: Intermediate.

Learning outcomes

  • Discuss why timely receipt of audit results has become increasingly important to those whom government auditors serve
  • Identify appropriate conditions for quick response audits
  • Describe techniques for limiting the number and breadth of audit objectives to facilitate quick audits
  • Identify techniques for limiting audit scope
  • Examine the flexibility in Government Auditing Standards that can be leveraged to foster quick response in audit engagements
  • Discuss the use of non-audit services in delivering prompt information to government auditors' clients

Course outline

Syllabus -- Quick Response Auditing, AUDT8011G, Grad. School, USDA


Module 1 -- The Mandate for Timeliness

Module 2 -- Assessing Conditions for Quick Response Audits

Module 3 -- Framing Objectives for Timely Audit Results

Module 4 -- Narrowing the Scope to Audit Quickly

Module 5 -- Quick Response Audits in Accordance With The Yellow Book

Module 6 -- Reporting the Results Quickly: The Final Hurdle

Module 7 -- Nonaudit Services: An Alternative Solution to Auditing Quickly

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