Introduction to Performance Audits & Yellow Book for State & Local Auditors

This event qualifies for 16 CPEs

An accelerated course designed to give new auditors a strong foundation in the principles and methodology for conducting performance audits in accordance with the Government Auditing Standards. Exclusively focused on the knowledge and skills needed for performance auditing: the purposes and types of performance audits; the role of audit objectives; internal control assessments; types of audit evidence; elements of performance audit findings; and standards for reporting.


Participants will work in small groups to:

  • Learn the requirements for planning, performing, and reporting a performance audit in accordance with Government Auditing Standards
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of developing the elements of a finding
  • Practice audit techniques and developing audit findings through case-study exercises and use of job aids

Speaker and Presenter Information

Parker Skaats, CPA, is the founder of Parker CPE LLC, where he designs and facilitates courses in government accounting and advanced auditing topics. His passion is providing high quality learning opportunities that improve efficiency and quality in small to midsize audit offices.

Relevant Government Agencies

State Government, Municipal Government, State & Local Government

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Tue-Wed, Dec 12-13, 2023


Per Attendee:  $799.00

Denver, CO

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