An introduction to the auditing standards and procedures developed by the accounting profession. Topics covered include: auditing standards, the audit report, materiality, risk, gathering of evidence and sampling. The course is useful to the student who is interested in the profession of auditing or developing a manager's understanding of auditing.
This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.