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Becoming an AICPA Peer Review Team or Review Captain: Case Study Application
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Becoming an AICPA Peer Review Team or Review Captain: Case Study Application

In this webcast, you will be able to apply your knowledge of the AICPA's Peer Reviewer program in practical application case studies. These case studies include the most important elements of system and engagement reviews.

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NASBA Field of Study




CPE Credits



Mike Brand


3 months

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 Business & partner 
Product Details

Apply your knowledge of the AICPA’s Peer Reviewer program to a practical application case study. This webcast features realistic case studies that encompass the most important elements of a system review, as well as several case studies pertaining to an engagement review.

As a current or future team and/or review captain, you learn to successfully plan for, perform, and report on both system and engagement reviews. You are also introduced to the administrative and committee roles in the Peer Review Program.

Participants MUST attend all three sessions to fulfill the initial training requirement to perform peer reviews. Materials will be sent via email at least one week prior to the webcast. Please allow up to two weeks to receive your CPE certificate via email, if you meet the attendance check requirements.

Key Topics

This course uses an application-based case study approach to cover the following topics:

  • Pre-acceptance considerations
  • Planning considerations
  • Evaluation of a firm’s system of quality control
  • Risk assessment
  • Engagement selection
  • Interviewing managing partners, CEOs, and staff
  • Completing a Matter for Further Consideration Form
  • Evaluation of noncompliance with Professional Standards
  • Writing peer review reports

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze the process of how to effectively plan system and engagement peer reviews.
  • Identify steps needed to understand a firm’s system of quality control.
  • Identify procedures used in testing the firm’s system.
  • Choose recommendations for follow-up action to the administrating entity.
  • Identify the impact and effect that organizational issues have on a firm’s system of quality control.

Who Will Benefit

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NASBA Field of Study
Completion of the AICPA's "Becoming an AICPA Peer Review Team or Review Captain: Program Overview" online course
This is a digital product. With full paid access the content will be available to you for 3 months after purchase date.
10 hrs
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Mike Brand
Michael L. Brand, CPA, CGMA was the chair of the Accounting and Review Services Committee of the AICPA from 2011 through 2015 during the time the SSARS 21 clarity project was going on and was formerly on the AICPA’s Professional Ethics Executive Committee, the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants Board of Directors, and is the current co-chair of the AICPA’s ENGAGE conference and serves on the Accounting Advisory Council for the University of North Alabama. Mike is the A&A and Quality Control partner in the firm of Johnson, Feigley, Newton & Brand in Athens, AL. Additionally, he was formerly on the Peer Review Board, Joint Trial Board, and Quality Control Standards Task Force of the AICPA.

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