Audit Skills Self-Study Webinar Training

A comprehensive learning solution designed specifically for auditors

This self-study CPE solution features different training levels and modules customized for auditors at every level, from new hires to managers.

Each module is worth 3 CPE credits and features:

  • On-demand, 24/7 access
  • Two-hour online course with top-rated speaker Jennifer Louis, CPA
  • Homework problems and a debrief webinar
  • Final exam and printable materials

Buy individual levels as needed, or take advantage of savings when you purchase three or more levels at the same time. 

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Note: Product is good one year from purchase date.

To purchase or for information on multiple purchase discounts, call the MNCPA CPE department at 952-831-2707, ext. 1.


Level 1: New Hire and Intern Training

Designed for individuals with limited audit experience
8 modules | 3 CPE credits per module | $325

  • Transitioning to the Professional World
  • Desired Traits of Entry-Level Auditors
  • Professional Skepticism
  • The Nature of Compilations, Reviews and Audits
  • Audit Documentation Basics
  • The Basic Audit Concept
  • Internal Control Fundamentals
  • Auditing Cash and Cash Equivalents

Level 2: Staff Accountant Training

Designed for staff accountants with 4-12 months of experience
8 modules | 3 CPE credits per module | $325

  • Performing Effective and Efficient Compilations and Reviews
  • Auditing Accounts Receivable
  • Auditing PP&E, Including Leases
  • Auditing Basic Inventory -- Performing Observations
  • Auditing A/P, Accrued Expenses and Debt
  • Analytical Procedure Fundamentals
  • Sampling Fundamentals
  • Financial Statement Fundamentals

Level 3: Experienced Staff Training

Designed for experienced staff with 1-2 busy seasons of experience
8 modules | 3 CPE credits per module | $325

  • Independence -- Nonattest and Attest Services
  • Assessing Fraud Risk in a Financial Statement Audit
  • Identifying and Evaluating Audit Risk
  • Internal Control Testing for Operating Effectiveness
  • Auditing Common Investments
  • Auditing Revenue Recognition
  • Substantive Analytic Procedures
  • Financial Reporting Complex Issues

Level 4: In-Charge Training

Designed for individuals with experience as leaders and 2-3 busy seasons of experience
8 modules | 3 CPE credits per module | $325

  • Fraud in Smaller and Mid-Size Environments
  • Responsibilities When Reviewing Workpapers
  • Assessing Risk for a Higher-Quality Audit
  • Internal Control Advanced Concepts
  • Auditing Estimates
  • Maximizing Analytic Procedure Audit Evidence
  • Performing Research -- FASB Codification
  • Client and Engagement Management

Level 5: Senior Staff Training

Designed for senior-level staff with 3-4 busy seasons of experience
8 modules | 3 CPE credits per module | $325

  • Desired Traits of In-Charges, Seniors and Supervisors
  • Communicating Internal Control Deficiencies
  • Auditing Complex Investment Types
  • Auditing Impairment of Long-Lived Assets
  • Auditing Contingencies and Going Concern
  • Modified Audit Reports and Other Special Considerations
  • Special Audit Engagements Involving Compliance and Regulatory Reporting
  • Coaching Staff to Stay on the Right Track

Level 6: Supervisor Training

Designed for individuals who are preparing for a supervisory role, with 4-5 busy seasons of experience
4 modules | 3 CPE credits per module | $175

  • Reviewing Workpapers -- Avoiding Deficient Audits
  • Value-Added Internal Control Communications
  • Adapting to Different Personality Styles
  • Accounting and Auditing Update

Level 7: Manager Training

Designed for individuals who are preparing for a managerial role, with 5-6 busy seasons of experience
4 modules | 3 CPE credits per module | $175

  • The Art of Discipline and Getting Things Done
  • Making Rain -- Client Service and Selling to Prospects
  • Critical Performance Measures
  • The Balanced Leader-Manager

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Buy individual levels as needed, or take advantage of savings when you purchase more than one level at the same time. For information on multiple purchase discounts, call the MNCPA CPE department at 952-831-2707, ext. 1.

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“We absolutely love the Surgent Audit Skills program. It’s appropriate for all levels of our team, and we’ve received excellent feedback at each level. The content is relevant to the work being performed on a daily basis. All in all, it’s probably one of the best tools we’re using to train our team and to get everyone on the same page.”
Margo A. Rosen, CPA
Partner, Carlson Highland & Co., LLP