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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

About the Course

In this module, you will become familiar with the course, your instructor and your classmates, and our learning environment. This orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required to navigate and be successful in this course. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 4 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
About Prof Peecher1m
Reading5 readings
Syllabus10m
Learn More About Auditing as a Career Path10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Update Your Profile10m
Build a Learning Community with Social Media10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz30m
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 1: Strategic Analysis of a Client and Its Business Processes

In this module, you will be introduced to the concept of strategic systems auditing (SSA). First, you will learn about the SSA approach and how it impact the audit. Then, you will learn about strategic analysis and strategic business risks. ...
Reading
13 videos (Total 77 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video13 videos
Strategic Systems Auditing (SSA) Part 16m
Strategic Systems Auditing (SSA) Part 29m
Strategic Systems Auditing (SSA) Part 37m
Strategic Systems Auditing (SSA) Part 47m
Strategic Analysis (SA) and Strategic Business Risks (SBRs) Part 16m
Strategic Analysis (SA) and Strategic Business Risks (SBRs) Part 25m
Strategic Analysis (SA) and Strategic Business Risks (SBRs) Part 34m
Strategic Analysis (SA) and Strategic Business Risks (SBRs) Part 45m
Business Process Analysis (PA) Part 16m
Business Process Analysis (PA) Part 26m
Business Process Analysis (PA) Part 36m
Strategic Analysis Summary4m
Reading1 reading
Module 1 Overview and Resources10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Lesson 1.1 Knowledge Check0
Lesson 1.2 Knowledge Check0
Lesson 1.3 Knowledge Check8m
Module 1 Quiz0
Week
2
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Module 2: Audit Evidence and Triangulation

In this module, you will be introduced to the concept of triangulation, which looks at three fundamental sources of audit evidence. First you will learn about the three sources of evidence, which are entity business states, management information intermediaries, and management business representations. Next, you will learn how evidence triangulation can be applied to the WorldCom scandal....
Reading
10 videos (Total 67 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
Video10 videos
Audit Evidence & Triangulation11m
WorldCom Example Part 16m
WorldCom Example Part 26m
WorldCom Example Part 37m
WorldCom Example 2 Part 14m
WorldCom Example 2 Part 210m
WorldCom Triangulation Example Part 16m
WorldCom Triangulation Example Part 27m
WorldCom Triangulation Example Part 35m
Reading1 reading
Module 2 Overview and Resources10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Lesson 2.1 Knowledge Check6m
Lesson 2.2 and 2.3 Knowledge Check6m
Lesson 2.4 Knowledge Check6m
Module 2 Quiz0
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 3: Strategic Systems Auditing and Internal Controls

In this module, you will be introduced to the concept of internal controls. First, you will learn about different components of internal controls and how they impact the audit. Next, you will learn about different audit strategies around controls: Substantive strategy vs reliance strategy. Lastly, you will learn about the categories of internal control weaknesses....
Reading
6 videos (Total 37 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video6 videos
Internal Control Evaluation Part 17m
Internal Control Evaluation Part 27m
Internal Control Evaluation Part 311m
Internal Control Deficiencies Part 15m
Internal Control Deficiencies Part 25m
Reading1 reading
Module 3 Overview and Resources10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Lesson 3.1 Knowledge Check6m
Lesson 3.2 Knowledge Check6m
Module 3 Quiz0
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 4: Interpreting Evidence and Significant Business Processes

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Reading
7 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video7 videos
Inventory Part 110m
Inventory Part 26m
Inventory Part 35m
Inventory Part 44m
Inventory - What Could Go Wrong? Part 110m
Inventory - What Could Go Wrong? Part 29m
Reading1 reading
Module 4 Overview and Resources10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Lesson 4.1 Knowledge Check6m
Lesson 4.2 Knowledge Check6m
Module 4 Quiz0

Instructor

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Mark E. Peecher, PhD, CPA

Associate Dean of Faculty and Deloitte Professor of Accountancy
Department of Accountancy
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