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Assurance

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CPAs are expected to maintain a level of competence to meet the profession’s technical and ethical standards, and provide valuable services to the public, employers and clients. Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Assurance, these learning resources are designed to help you understand the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality compilation, review, attest, and audit engagements. You’ll also find resources here to support your advisory and consulting engagements.

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Yellow Book: Government Auditing Standards

An excellent baseline of information for accountants planning or conducting engagements in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (“Yellow...

Course – Online,   Course – Textbook Yellow Book requirements Foundational

Annual Accounting and Auditing Workshop

This comprehensive, two-day CPE course, updates you on the latest standards, including accounting, auditing, compilation, preparation, and review, and provides the...

Course – Textbook,   Course – Online Audit Foundational

Trust Services Criteria

Established by the AICPA Assurance Services Executive Committee, this 2017 edition presents control criteria for use in attestation or consulting engagements to...

Publication Attestation Foundational

8 tips for navigating office politics

This column offers strategies for evading political gaffes at work and for dealing with situations that often cannot be avoided.

Article Collaboration & partnering Foundational

How gamification can help engage Millennial employees

With a generation of tech-savvy Millennials flooding the workforce, gamification has become a hot topic as a management tool.

Article Motivating & inspiring Intermediate

Money isn’t everything: Nonfinancial rewards that retain the best workers

This article shares tips for implementing nonfinancial rewards and perks at your workplace.

Article Motivating & inspiring Intermediate

How to Make Difficult Workplace Conversations Easier

This article discusses tips for having a tough talk with a colleague..

Article Communication Foundational

5 ways to excel at networking

This article highlights five steps anyone can take to excel at networking.

Article Collaboration & partnering Foundational

Collision course to collaboration

This article describes how blind dates, chance encounters, and creative onboarding built one company’s culture of ideas.

Article Team building Intermediate

If appraisals need a tune-up, then what’s next

Traditional employee performance appraisals are being called outdated and arbitrary. This article describes how to turn them into useful conversations.

Article Coaching & mentoring Intermediate

Hiring, onboarding, and management strategies for young professionals

This article discusses some strategies to boost employee engagement:

Article Team building Intermediate

4 steps to start a reverse mentoring program

This article discusses how organizations can motivate and engage newer employees, and build the knowledge of established ones, through reverse mentoring.

Article Coaching & mentoring Foundational