Course Description

Examines auditing theory, principles, and practices as they apply to financial accounting, including governmental audit principles. You will cover:

  • audit requirements and reporting standards
  • preparing for an audit
  • the purpose and use of audit results
  • documentation, establishing and maintaining internal controls
  • use of statistical methods in audits
  • objective and subjective audit criteria
  • ethics
  • legal requirements and standards for warehousing and securing data

Learner Outcomes

• Understand the purpose and function of financial audits.

• Be able to interpret and explain audit materials and terminology.

• Analyze the professional responsibility of the audit and audit process.

• Understand Sarbanes/Oxley rules and standards.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Online - Fix-date
Jul 02, 2024 to Aug 26, 2024
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition - $840 credit (4 units) $840.00
Available for Credit
4 units
Section Notes
Enroll before May 28, 2024 , and save 15% on tuition fees. Apply discount code SUMM15. 
Section Materials
  • (Mandatory) Auditing: A Risk-based Approach to Conducting a Quality Audit (11th Ed.) Used hard copy is acceptable. © 2019 11 edition ISBN 13: 9781337619455, ISBN 10: 1337619450
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