Yellow Book: Staying Compliant with Government Audiitng Standards - VIRTUAL


Based on Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Revision, this course is essential for auditors performing Yellow Book audits. It provides detailed information about conducting engagements in accordance with the Yellow Book and requirements related to independence. This course will increase your knowledge of the requirements and application guidance related to ethics, standards for financial audits, attestation engagements, performance audits, and more.




When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Distinguish the types of engagements that are performed under generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS)
  • Recognize the requirements found in Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book)
  • Identify the requirements and guidance related to independence
  • Recall the requirements regarding CPE, professional judgement, quality control and peer review under GAGAS
  • Identify the additional requirements for performing and reporting on a financial audit under GAGAS
  • Recall the requirements for performing attestation and review of financial statement engagements and performance audits under GAGAS


  • Foundation and principles for use and application of GAGAS
  • General requirements for complying with the Yellow Book
  • Ethics, independence, and professional judgment
  • Competence and CPE
  • Quality control and peer review
  • Standards for financial audits
  • Standards for attestation and review engagements
  • Fieldwork and reporting standards for performance audits

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Materials are generally available 3 days in advance of an event. Once you have downloaded the manual, we are unable to cancel your registration.

Event Code:


8 CPE Credits
Governmental Auditing: 8 Credits


Member Price:
$309 $359
Non-member Price:
$409 $459
Register by July 25th for Early Bird Pricing.

Registration is open through 08/07.

Thursday, August 8th

8:30am to 4:30pm
(Check-In 8:00am)

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