Risk-Based Audit Standards-Effective Utilization

Course Details


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

7:00am – 2:30pm (Registration: 6:30am)

Field of Study

Accounting & Audit

CPE Credit

8 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge





Basic auditing course or equivalent experience


This program will review the requirements of risk-based auditing, address best practices when conducting planning and risk assessment procedures, describe audit testing strategies including sampling and internal control testing, and illustrate documentation examples that comply with the risk assessment standards. Additionally, this course will introduce, explain, and outline how artificial intelligence (AI) can, and already is, changing the audit process. Specifically, this course will examine how AI will change fundamental components of the risk-based audit process.


  • Definition of artificial intelligence,
  • What AI means for business,
  • Applications of AI already in client firms,
  • Accounting implications of AI,
  • Market examples and updates,
  • Risk assessment process and procedures,
  • Audit planning and strategy,
  • Testing strategies,
  • Differentiate and discuss the different kinds of AI currently in the marketplace,
  • Identify how AI tools are already influencing and changing the audit and accounting profession,
  • Be able to evaluate where to begin implementing AI in the audit and attest process,
  • Discuss and articulate what firms are currently doing to implement AI within their organizations,
  • Internal control testing,
  • Risk assessment audit standards,
  • Sampling applications,
  • Sufficiency of evidence,
  • Documentation and best practices,
  • Linked and tailored audit procedures,
  • SAS No.132 on the Auditor's Consideration of an Entity's Ability to Remain a Going Concern


Participants will be able to:

  • Apply the risk-based audit standards,
  • Apply risk assessment audit procedures,
  • Develop effective and efficient audit strategies for private entity audits,
  • Select effective and efficient audit testing strategies,
  • Determine when it might be more efficient to perform internal control testing,
  • Explain and discuss core components of AI

Designed For

Audit practitioners having responsibility for planning and supervising audits, as well as other members of audit engagement teams involved with audits of non-public entities. Additionally, this course is designed for audit professionals seeking to better understand how AI will change how audits are conducted, and future applications based on AI technologies.

Registration for this course has passed.

Course Pricing

WYOCPA Member Fee

Applicable if you are a WYOCPA member in good standing.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a WYOCPA member.

Your Price $375.00

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