November 18, 2022


Webinar


2 Total CPE Credits

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What Every Auditor Needs to Know about Data Analytics

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation, you will be able to:

  • Apply the definition of data analytics to audit engagement tasks (including engagement management) they currently face
  • Follow the analytics life cycle approach to address audit issues, including:
  1. Define audit planning objectives and create an audit question to be solved through analysis
  2. Leverage a basic understanding of the client and its industry to create a testable hypothesis
  3. Model a data analysis solution to test the hypothesis using a selection of data mining techniques
  4. Analyze the results and use the analysis to plan appropriate subsequent actions

Major Topics

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • What is data analytics?
  • Introduction to the Flatiron Solar case study
  • Applying the data analytics lifecycle to Flatiron Solar

CPE Credits Available

2
Total CPE
2
Accounting & Auditing

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Intended Audience

Auditors with a need to better understand how data analytics can be deployed effectively, efficiently, and consistently across engagements of all types.

Provider

CPA Crossings

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