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24WA-2451: Professional Skepticism for the Public Accountant (Webinar)

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Wednesday, June 5, 2024
12:00pm - 1:00pm Central Time
1 CPE (1 technical)

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Accountants are expected to demonstrate a questioning mindset. While such professional skepticism is an obvious requirement for assurance engagements, it is applicable elsewhere in the practice of public accounting. In fact, a skeptical mindset offers benefits to both public accountants and those who work in industry. This course provides specific examples of professional skepticism while suggesting best practices.

Major subjects

  • Self-evaluation of skepticism
  • Requirements set forth by the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Risk assessment
  • Analytical procedures
  • Advice for cultivating your professionally skeptical mindset

Learning objective(s)

  • Explain the benefits of professional skepticism
  • Understand AICPA requirements for professional skepticism
  • Identify ways to enhance skepticism in your professional endeavors
  • Associate skepticism principles with a variety of professional accounting services

Who should take this program?

CPAs in public practice, members in industry, and any other professionals who want to evaluate and augment their level of professional skepticism


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More program information

Instructor Dr. Christopher Harper, CPA, MBA
Location Online
of study
Accounting & audit
of study
Auditing - Technical (1.0)
Level Basic
Format Group Internet Based
Sponsor Business Professionals' Network, Inc.
NASBA ID#: 107810
Prerequisites Prereq. None
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If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.