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Deep Dive Common Auditing Deficiencies

Total Credits: 4.0 including 4 Auditing- Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Accounting and Auditing
Melisa F. Galasso
Course Levels:
4 Hours
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Tag: Accounting


This course will review common deficiencies identified by the AICPA and state boards of accountancy. It includes discussion on a variety of topics including auditing estimates, internal controls deficiencies, documentation deficiencies, and risk assessment. We will review the areas of concern, the profession’s response to these deficiencies, and how you can overcome them by employing best practices.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Describe common audit deficiencies
  • Properly perform risk assessment and documentation
  • Identify internal controls 
  • Describe best practices for auditing estimates

Major Subjects
  • Auditing
  • Public practice


Course Materials


Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

Melisa F. Galasso Related seminars and products: 25

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.



Sat, May 08, 2021 - 08:00am to 11:57am MDT
Wed, May 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 03:57pm MDT
Thu, Jun 10, 2021 - 08:00am to 11:57am MDT
Wed, Jun 30, 2021 - 12:00pm to 03:57pm MDT
Tue, Jul 06, 2021 - 08:00am to 11:57am MDT
Fri, Jul 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 03:57pm MDT
Thu, Aug 05, 2021 - 08:00am to 11:57am MDT
Mon, Aug 23, 2021 - 12:00pm to 03:57pm MDT
Fri, Sep 10, 2021 - 08:00am to 11:57am MDT
Wed, Sep 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to 03:57pm MDT
Mon, Oct 04, 2021 - 08:00am to 11:57am MDT
Tue, Oct 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 03:57pm MDT
Sat, Nov 06, 2021 - 08:00am to 11:57am MDT
Wed, Nov 17, 2021 - 12:00pm to 03:57pm MST
Mon, Dec 06, 2021 - 08:00am to 11:57am MST
Thu, Dec 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 03:57pm MST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

Accountants in public practice 

Original Recording Date



Yellow Book


Course Developer

Galasso Learning Solutions

Date Added to Catalog



Prior experience with GAAS



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

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