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An Introduction to Agile Project Management – On Demand Webinar

Most CPAs find themselves performing many different financial activities throughout the week. Although most CPAs are not official project managers, the different financial activities such as audits, preparing financial statements, and preparing tax returns may be handled as individual projects. As a result, a project management methodology needs to be selected and in many cases improvements to achieve greater efficiency is desired.

Agile project management is a methodology that was developed for complex projects or where project requirements change quickly. As a result, project managers need the agility to react in a timely fashion. This course will describe the agile project management approach and compare it to a traditional project management approach. This course will describe the four values for agile project management. Finally, the twelve agile principles will be described in detail.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 1

1 $24.99 Buy
Audit Sampling and Sample Risk – On Demand Webinar

Audit Sampling and Sampling Risk is a CPE webinar that will review SAS numbers 37, 39 and 42. This webinar will review the reporting responsibilities of an independent accountant and discuss subsequent event procedures. This webinar will provide guidance for planning, performing, and evaluating audit samples as provided by SAS No. 39. This webinar will review sampling risks in performing substantive tests of details and performing test of controls. Finally, this webinar will discuss reporting in a client-prepared document on condensed financial statements and selected financial data.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2

2 $44.99 Buy
Auditing – Limiting Auditor Liability – On Demand Webinar

Auditing – Limiting Auditor Liability is a CPE webinar that will discuss the specific recommendations made by the Chamber of Commerce to save the audit profession. This webinar will explain the recommendations made by the Big Four report on how to change the global financial reporting and public company audit procedures. This webinar will list the AICPA’s top 10 technology issues affecting auditors. Finally, this webinar will discuss the growing problems with Sarbanes including the significant costs, proposed changes, and its specific impact on small businesses.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2

2 $44.99 Buy
Auditing – Obtaining and Evaluating Audit Evidence – On Demand Webinar

Auditing - Obtaining and Evaluating Audit Evidence is a CPE webinar that will review SAS numbers 57 and 58. This webinar will review internal controls related to accounting estimates in accordance with SAS No. 57. This webinar will describe the procedures in evaluating whether management has identified all accounting estimates that could be material to the financial statements. This webinar will describe key factors and assumptions necessary in evaluating the reasonableness of an estimate. This webinar will discuss the basic elements of the auditor’s standard report as defined by SAS No. 58. Finally, this webinar will review the type of opinions the auditor may express and discuss prior-period financial statements.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 3

3 $59.99 Buy
Auditing – Planning and Risk Assessment – On Demand Webinar

Auditing – Planning and Risk Assessment is a CPE webinar that will identify the three types of engagement risk and the factors that an auditor should consider when planning an audit. This webinar discuss two cash flow ratios are effective in assessing liquidity: Funds Flow Coverage (FFC) Ratio and Cash Interest Coverage Ratio. This webinar will review the auditing procedures that should be performed to determine if inventories are properly valued and define the two changes to ARB No. 43. This webinar will discuss the risks related to the recognition of revenue. Finally, this webinar will review the risks related to the improper recording of restructuring charges.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2

2 $44.99 Buy
Auditing – Supplementary Information, Client Illegal Acts and Analytical Procedures – On Demand Webinar

Auditing - Supplementary Information, Client Illegal Acts and Analytical Procedures is a CPE webinar that will review SAS numbers 51, 52, 54 and 56. This webinar will discuss reporting standards defined by SAS No. 51 for financial statements prepared for use outside of the United States. This webinar will describe the procedures to be applied to supplementary information required by FASB, GASB, or FASAB as provided by SAS No. 52. This webinar will review SAS No. 54 and audit procedures in response to possible illegal acts. Finally, this webinar will discuss the guidance provided by SAS No. 56 concerning analytical procedures and review factors influencing the auditor’s consideration of the reliability of data for purposes of achieving audit objectives.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2

2 $44.99 Buy
Auditing – Ability to Continue as a Going Concern – On Demand Webinar

Auditing - Ability to Continue as a Going Concern is a CPE webinar that will review the auditor’s responsibility in evaluating an entity’s ability to continue as a going concern. This webinar will review the procedures that may identify conditions and events which may indicate there could be substantial doubt and outline what the auditor should document in these cases. This webinar will review circumstances in which an auditor may express a qualified versus an unqualified opinion. This webinar will discuss the factors related to the principal auditor’s decision to make or not make reference to another auditor and the necessary procedures in either case. Finally, this webinar will review several questions and interpretations within the scope of SAS No. 64.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 3

3 $59.99 Buy
Auditing – Considering Management Plans and OCBOA Reports – On Demand Webinar

Auditing – Considering Management Plans and OCBOA Reports is a CPE webinar that will review SAS numbers 59 and 62. This webinar will discuss the auditor’s responsibility in evaluating an entity’s ability to continue as a going concern. This webinar will review auditor’s considerations relating to management’s plan and its effective implementation. This webinar will define comprehensive basis of accounting other than GAAP which may be used for preparation for financial statements as outlined in SAS No. 62 and discuss what should be included in financial statements prepared in conformity with OCBOA. Finally, this webinar will review circumstances that require explanatory language in the auditor’s special report.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2

2 $44.99 Buy
Auditing – Fraudulent Reporting and Misappropriation of Assets – On Demand Webinar

Auditing - Fraudulent Reporting and Misappropriation of Assets is a CPE webinar that will discuss the different categories of fraudulent cash disbursements. This webinar will describe the differences between fraud and an error and define the three conditions of fraud. This webinar will describe the auditor’s role when dealing with fraud and identify the different ways of “cooking the books”. This webinar will describe the different types of inventory fraud and explain the conditions that are required in order to recognize revenue for sellers of goods. Finally, this webinar will define he specific fraud issues related to money laundering.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 3

3 $59.99 Buy
Auditing – Internal Auditors, Confirmation Procedures, and Processing Transactions – On Demand Webinar

Auditing – Internal Auditors, Confirmation Procedures, and Processing Transactions is a CPE webinar that will discuss the various ways of assessing the competence and objectivity of the internal auditor. This webinar will describe procedures the auditor should perform to evaluate and test the effectiveness of the internal auditor’s work. This webinar will define the confirmation process according to SAS No. 67. This webinar will describe confirmation procedures and alternative procedures. This webinar will discuss the assessment of control risk at the user organization. Finally, this webinar will review what should be contained in a service auditor’s report when expressing an opinion on a description of controls placed in operation at a service organization.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 3

3 $59.99 Buy
Auditing – Issuing Letters for Underwriters and Other Requesting Parties – On Demand Webinar

Auditing – Issuing Letters for Underwriters and Other Requesting Parties is a CPE webinar that will discuss the review the guidance provided by SAS No. 72 concerning comfort letters. This webinar will describe the format and contents of a typical comfort letter and to whom it may be addressed. This webinar will review what should not be included in a comfort letter. This webinar will discuss when or when not to give positive and negative assurance. Finally, this webinar will define what should be included in the concluding paragraph to avoid misunderstanding of purpose.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2

2 $44.99 Buy
Auditing in Volatile Times – On Demand Webinar

Auditing in Volatile Times is a CPE webinar that will discuss key areas in which an auditor should focus to deal with volatility in the business climate. This webinar will describe how to compute the four working capital ratios on which an auditor should focus. This webinar will list the common pitfalls that continue to expose accountants to loss in litigation and identify the top ten actions to minimize the risk of being sued. This webinar will provide suggestions on how a firm can reduce time and increase audit efficiency in an audit engagement. This webinar will discuss the auditors’ responsibility for subsequent events and describe the requirements that should be followed in a re-audit engagement. Finally, this webinar will describe to requirements of SAS No. 84 in changing auditors.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 3

3 $59.99 Buy
Auditing Procedures for Public Warehouses – On Demand Webinar

Auditing Procedures for Public Warehouses is a CPE webinar that will discuss controls that required for warehouses and the storages of goods. This webinar will describe the difference between terminal warehouses and field warehouses. This webinar will define the two general approaches to audit sampling: non-statistical and statistical sampling. This webinar will discuss the application of professional judgment in assessing sampling risk. This webinar will review audit procedures in determining the possible existence of material related party transactions as provided by SAS No. 45. Finally, this webinar will discuss performance and reporting standards as defined by SAS No. 50.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2.5

2.5 $52.49 Buy
Auditing Using Specialists and Issuing Comfort Letters – On Demand Webinar

Auditing – Using Specialists and Issuing Comfort Letters is a CPE webinar that will discuss the review the guidance of SAS No. 73 in respect to the use of a specialist in an audit. This webinar will identify procedures an auditor may consider performing to access laws and regulations that may affect the audit of a governmental entity. This webinar will discuss how the auditor should proceed in instances where noncompliance could have a material effect on federal financial assistance programs. This webinar will define the applicability of SAS No. 76 in regards to comfort letters in compliance with SEC requirements.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 3

3 $59.99 Buy
Compliance Audits – On Demand Webinar

Compliance Audits is a CPE webinar that will discuss audit compliance requirements and the utilization of risk assessment procedures. This webinar will review compliance in reporting and documentation as defined by SAS No. 117. This webinar will discuss the auditor’s responsibility in relation to other information in documents containing audited financial statements and the audit report. This webinar will discuss the auditor’s role when material inconsistencies are identified. This webinar will identify the auditor’s responsibility for financial and nonfinancial information and review the procedures necessary to determine whether supplementary information is fairly stated. Finally, this webinar will review required supplementary information procedures and reporting guidelines.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2

2 $44.99 Buy
Computer Privacy and Internet Security – On Demand Webinar

Computer Privacy and Internet Security is a CPE webinar that will help all practitioners keep confidential client data safe and the data of the practice safe. This webinar will define the terms malware, computer virus, computer worms, Trojan horse, spyware, adware and describe how they are used to compromise data. This webinar will describe the function and importance of a network firewall and personal firewall. This webinar will discuss the function of antivirus and anti-spyware software. Finally, this webinar will discuss the importance of safe web surfing and e-mail techniques.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2

2 $44.99 Buy
Connecting the Network in Your Practice to the Internet – On Demand Webinar

Connecting the Network in Your Practice to the Internet is a CPE webinar that will describe how to securely connect the network in your practice to the Internet. This webinar will describe the protocols that are required to connect and share information on the Internet and describe how each station on a private LAN obtains an IP address. This webinar will describe the network devices required to connect to the Internet. Finally, this webinar will describe different broadband technologies that can be used for connecting to the Internet.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2

2 $44.99 Buy
Duties When Managing a Project – On Demand Webinar

CPAs are highly respected individuals who are intelligent in strategic business dealings and other issues. Some services they provide include audits and reviews, consulting services, forensic accounting, financial planning, etc. Each of these services are a specific need for a client that the practitioner must carry out. Due to the nature of these types of services, the project managers or individual practitioners can view each of these tasks as a project.

Duties When Managing a Project is a webinar that will describe the business and management duties that must be performed by the project manager or the practitioner leading the project.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2.5

2.5 $52.99 Buy
Effective Listening Styles for CPAs – On Demand Webinar

Communication is a crucial skill for all CPAs. Practitioners must be able to actively communicate with both the people they work around, as well as their clients. A key component to communication is being able to effectively listen to others while leading and working as a team. Effective Listening Styles for CPAs is a webinar that will define different listening styles and skills that can be used by practice owners and practitioners to improve practice communications with office staff members and their clients.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 1.5

1.5 $34.99 Buy
Fraud Auditing – On Demand Webinar

Fraud Auditing is a CPE webinar that examines the types of fraud considered by auditors when auditing financial statements: fraudulent financial reporting and misappropriations of assets. This webinar describes the way auditors gather information to assess fraud risk in every audit and develop appropriate responses to identified fraud risks, after considering the effectiveness of management's antifraud programs and controls. This webinar focuses on the typical fraud techniques and highlights areas that are subject to greater risk of fraud. Once the auditor suspects fraud, it is their responsibility to gather additional evidence, often through inquiry. This webinar also describes the auditor’s responsible for making certain communications about suspected or detected fraud to senior management and the audit committee.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2

2 $44.99 Buy
Fraud Auditing Part 1 – On Demand Webinar

Fraud Auditing Part 1 is a CPE webinar that examines the types of fraud considered by auditors when auditing financial statements: fraudulent financial reporting and misappropriations of assets. This webinar describes the way auditors gather information to assess fraud risk in every audit and develop appropriate responses to identified fraud risks, after considering the effectiveness of management's antifraud programs and controls. This webinar focuses on the typical fraud techniques and highlights areas that are subject to greater risk of fraud. Once the auditor suspects fraud, it is their responsibility to gather additional evidence, often through inquiry. This webinar also describes the auditor’s responsible for making certain communications about suspected or detected fraud to senior management and the audit committee.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 1

1 $24.99 Buy
Fraud Auditing Part 2 – On Demand Webinar

Fraud Auditing Part 2 is a CPE webinar that examines the types of fraud considered by auditors when auditing financial statements: fraudulent financial reporting and misappropriations of assets. This webinar describes the way auditors gather information to assess fraud risk in every audit and develop appropriate responses to identified fraud risks, after considering the effectiveness of management's antifraud programs and controls. This webinar focuses on the typical fraud techniques and highlights areas that are subject to greater risk of fraud. Once the auditor suspects fraud, it is their responsibility to gather additional evidence, often through inquiry. This webinar also describes the auditor’s responsible for making certain communications about suspected or detected fraud to senior management and the audit committee.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 1

1 $24.99 Buy
Improving Code and Reducing Risk Using Agile XP – On Demand Webinar

Most CPAs find themselves performing many different financial activities throughout the week. Although most CPAs are not official project managers, the different financial activities such as audits, preparing financial statements, and preparing tax returns may be handled as individual projects. As a result, a project management methodology needs to be selected and in many cases improvements to achieve greater efficiency is desired. This webinar will describe the Agile Extreme Programming project management methodology.

Agile XP project management is a methodology that applies agile project management process with values, principles, and practices. This webinar will describe the agile project management approach and compare it to a traditional project management approach. This webinar will describe the four values and twelve agile principles. XP stands for extreme programming. This webinar will describe how XP works and improves how project teams write software. This webinar will explain the values, principles, and practices for XP. This webinar will describe how projects are planned and executed using XP. Finally, this webinar will describe how XP teams improve.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2

2 $44.99 Buy
Improving Teamwork Using Agile Scrum Project Management – On Demand Webinar

Most CPAs find themselves performing many different financial activities throughout the week. Although most CPAs are not official project managers, the different financial activities such as audits, preparing financial statements, and preparing tax returns may be handled as individual projects. As a result, a project management methodology needs to be selected. This webinar will describe the Agile Scrum project management methodology.

Agile Scrum project management is a methodology that applies agile project management processes with rules and values.   This webinar will describe the agile project management approach and compare it to a traditional project management approach.  This webinar will describe the four values and twelve agile principles.  This webinar will describe how Scrum works and the primary roles on a Scrum team.  This webinar will describe how projects are planned and executed using Scrum.  Finally, this webinar will describe how Scrum teams improve.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2.5

2.5 $52.49 Buy
Improving Work Flow Using Agile Lean – On Demand Webinar

Most CPAs find themselves performing many different financial activities throughout the week. Although most CPAs are not official project managers, the different financial activities such as audits, preparing financial statements, and preparing tax returns may be handled as individual projects. As a result, a project management methodology needs to be selected and in many cases improvements to achieve greater efficiency and quality is desired. This webinar will describe the Agile Kanban project management methodology.

Lean is an agile project management methodology for improving processes by eliminating waste. Lean is also used to improve work process and improve efficiencies. This webinar will describe the agile project management approach and compare it to a traditional project management approach. This webinar will describe the four values and twelve agile principles. This webinar will describe important Lean concepts to help a team to improve the way they work. This webinar will also describe the process for identifying root cause of problems. Finally, this webinar will identify the three wastes that constrain project workflow.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 2

2 $44.99 Buy
Improving Work Processes using Agile Kanban – On Demand Webinar

Most CPAs find themselves performing many different financial activities throughout the week. Although most CPAs are not official project managers, the different financial activities such as audits, preparing financial statements, and preparing tax returns may be handled as individual projects. As a result, a project management methodology needs to be selected and in many cases improvements to achieve greater efficiency and quality is desired. This webinar will describe the Agile Kanban project management methodology.

Kanban is an agile method that focuses on process improvement to achieve greater efficiency and improve quality. This webinar will provide an overview of the project quality management knowledge area. This webinar will describe the purpose of Kanban and describe why it is used by agile project teams. This webinar will also define the course principles of Kanban and describe how it would be implemented by project teams.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 3.5

3.5 $67.49 Buy
Improving Written Communication Skills for Projects – On Demand Webinar

The responsibility of a CPAs is to provide professional services for their clients. The majority of these services require the practitioner to produce documents and other written works for a variety of reasons. Improving Writing Skills for CPAs is a webinar that will provide both an overview and guidance for improving writing skills. This webinar will illustrate the problems some practice owners and practitioners have with poor writing and provide suggestions for improving their written communication methods.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 1

1 $24.99 Buy
Information and Documents Included in the Auditor’s Report – On Demand Webinar

Information and Documents Included in the Auditor's Report is a CPE webinar that will discuss the guidance concerning other information and documents included in addition to audited financial statements and the independent auditor's report. This webinar will review the procedures an independent auditor should consider in regards to SAS No. 12 Inquiry of a Client’s Lawyer Concerning Litigation, Claims, and Assessments. This webinar will discuss the auditor’s responsibility in expressing an opinion in the auditor’s report or stating that an opinion cannot be expressed. This webinar will review SAS No. 29 and its guidance on reporting on information accompanying the basic financial statements in auditor-submitted documents. Finally, this course will discuss supplementary information required by GAAP in terms of SAS No. 29.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 3

3 $59.99 Buy
Information Security – Network Security for Internal Control Assurance – On Demand Webinar

Internal control requires that the information systems in a company are secure, reliable, and can be trusted. Cyberattacks and data breaches represent the greatest threat to most company’s today. Network Security for Internal Control Assurance is a webinar that will describe the importance of network security for all types of businesses and practices. This webinar will identify the vulnerabilities and define safeguards for computers, networks, networking components, software applications, and mobile devices. This webinar will describe the threats that can compromise the computers and company data such as viruses, trojans and phishing. This webinar will describe some simple steps that users can take to properly protect themselves from any threats that penetrate the network and protect confidential company data. Finally, this webinar will discuss how to create a data security plan and an information security risk management plan along with some recommendations and best-practices for keeping networks safe.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 4

4 $74.99 Buy
Information Security – Safeguards to Protect Client Data – On Demand Webinar

All CPAs and Tax Practitioners deal with very sensitive client data. Cybercriminals are highly sophisticated, well-funded, and technologically adept at hacking computers and sealing information. CPAs and tax practitioners are some of their most highly desired targets. Cybercriminals desire the client data of all CPAs and tax practitioners. If these cybercriminals can successfully obtain the client information of CPAs and tax practitioners, they can file fraudulent tax returns for refunds or commit identify theft. As a result, all CPAs and tax practitioners must protect their client’s information by protect their computers, networks and taking some simple safety approaches. This webinar will define information security, describe the numerous types of threats that exist today and define how `to protect your computer systems and networks to keep client data safe.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 1

1 $24.99 Buy
Leading Effective Meetings for CPAs – On Demand Webinar

All practices consist of multiple individuals and groups working towards the success of the organization and their practice. To ensure that all employees are on the same page, meetings are sometimes required. There will be meetings consisting of only practitioners, others with only office members, and still other meetings that includes all employees who participate in the practice. The practice owner or other practitioner will typically lead these group meetings. Leading Effective Meetings for CPAs is a webinar that will help CPAs to lead more effective meetings. This webinar will describe the purpose and benefits of using an agenda for all CPAs. This webinar will also describe and benefits of establishing ground rules for meetings and the importance of recording meeting minutes. Finally, this webinar will list the steps for effectively closing a meeting.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 1

1 $24.99 Buy
Responsibilities and Functions of the Independent Auditor – On Demand Webinar

Responsibilities and Functions of the Independent Auditor is a webinar that will discuss the role and function of an independent auditor. This webinar will discuss the requirements for an auditor’s proficiency and level of required training. This webinar will examine adherence and application of generally accepted accounting principles. This webinar will discuss the process to be taken by principle auditors and the factors when deciding whether to reference to the audit performed by a previous auditor. This webinar will define the term subsequent events and describe the two types of subsequent events. This webinar will discuss the auditor’s responsibility in terms of the discovery of facts existing at the date of auditor’s report. Finally, this webinar will discuss the dating of the independent auditor’s report.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 3

3 $59.99 Buy
What is Agile and Why Use it? – On Demand Webinar

Agile is a very hot term that is being used today to describe everything from transforming a business to changing leadership styles. This presentation will define the term agile. This presentation will describe the four values for agile. This presentation will list and define the twelve agile principles. This presentation will identify different agile methodologies. This presentation will identify why to use agile.

Field of Study: Webinars - On Demand

CPE Hours: 1

1 $24.99 Buy