Audit Tools: Confirmations and Sampling

Authored by Joanne Flood, CPA-MBA
About this Course
Through a series of interactive exercises, you will learn the pitfalls of confirmation design and, therefore, how to effectively design confirmations to get the most reliable and useful results. You'll also learn the techniques for selecting an efficient and effective sample and what to avoid. Finally, you'll evaluate sample results and how to extrapolate (or not to extrapolate) those results to the total population.
Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the limitations of confirmation procedures
  • Design confirmations to be more effective
  • Evaluate confirmation replies
  • Design an effective sampling plan
  • Determine sample sizes and select a sample
  • Evaluate sample results
Key Topics
  • Confirmation procedures
  • Effective confirmation design
  • Sampling requirements and general procedures
  • Assessing the results of testwork based on samples and further procedures
Who will it benefit?
These courses establish a strong set of skills necessary to grow the abilities and confidence of junior and senior level staff, allowing them to work through additional areas more independently.
$ 85.00
AICPA Member Price: $ 69.00
Course is unavailable for purchase.
NASBA Field of Study
CPE Credits
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Advance Preparation
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