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Common Yellow Book & Single Audit Deficiencies

Total Credits: 4 including 4 Auditing (Governmental) - Technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute
Melisa F. Galasso
Course Levels:
4 Hours
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.



This course will review focus areas for peer review for Single Audits and Yellow Book engagements. We will review the requirements for major program determination, testing compliance, testing internal controls over compliance, sampling, and reporting for Single Audits. We also address Yellow Book CPE and independence requirements. This course will provide an overview of common deficiencies found during peer review and how entities can effectively and efficiently avoid these issues when performing these procedures.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Recall threats to independence in GAGAS
  • Perform a major program determination compliant with the Uniform Guidance
  • Properly identify internal controls over compliance Compare internal controls over compliance with compliance tests
  • List the reporting requirements for Single Audits Describe CPE requirements for Yellow Book engagements


Major Subjects
  • Major Program Determination
  • Internal Controls over Compliance
  • Sampling & Reporting
  • Yellow Book Independence & CPE

Course Materials


Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

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Founder and CEO

Galasso Learning Solutions LLC

Melisa Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical acconting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts. Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers. Within the industry, Melisa serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and is a past-Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. Melisa also authors the AICPA’s State and Local Government Guide and serves as a SME for the Center for Plain English Accounting.



Thu, Apr 06, 2023 - 08:00am to 11:39am MDT
Wed, Apr 12, 2023 - 10:00am to 01:39pm MDT
Mon, Apr 17, 2023 - 12:30pm to 04:09pm MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information


Prior experience with governmental accounting

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

Ideal for accountants in public practice who serve governmental and nonprofit entities

Original Recording Date


Yellow Book


Course Developer

Galasso Learning Solutions

Date Added to Catalog


Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199). 

Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 



Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 57


Paula D

"Excellent facilitator and will attend other courses she presents."

Diane C

"Great presenter"

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