August 20, 2020


8 Total CPE Credits


Focus on Engagement Quality: How to Avoid Deficiencies in Peer Reviews

  • Instructor


Learning Objectives

  • Identify key elements of the AICPA's Enhancing Audit Quality initiative
  • Recognize key trends in recent peer review deficiencies noted
  • Identify professional standards related to performing a risk assessment, understanding and testing internal controls and linking these procedures to further audit consideration
  • Implement best practices to help ensure overall engagement quality

Major Topics

  • AICPA's Enhancing Audit Quality initiative
  • Feedback from peer reviews, including areas driving deficiencies in audit
  • Elements of an effective risk assessment and how to link to audit procedures performed
  • Understanding internal controls and making the decision whether or not to test them
  • Best practices in documentation

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Accounting & Auditing

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Intermediate

Professional Area of Focus

  • A & A
  • Deficiencies
  • Peer Review


Experience in accounting and auditing

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

Accounting and auditing practitioners at all levels desiring to improve engagement quality


Surgent McCoy CPE

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