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Introduction to Yellow Book

Total Credits: 2.0 including 2 Auditing (Governmental) - Technical

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


Tag: Accounting


Performing engagements in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS or “Yellow Book”) requires additional reporting, ethics, and performance requirements. This course will identify and review the guidance found in the Yellow Book and analyze the relationship between Government Auditing Standards and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. We will review the Yellow Book requirements for financial statement audits while also touching upon ethical principles and independence. 

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  •  Describe the unique auditing requirements in the Yellow Book

Major Subjects
  • Auditing
  • Governmental entities
  • Non Profit


Course Materials


Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

Melisa F. Galasso Related seminars and products

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.



Mon, Aug 02, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:51pm EDT
Mon, Aug 16, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:51pm EDT
Wed, Sep 01, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:51pm EDT
Mon, Sep 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:51am EDT
Fri, Oct 01, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:51pm EDT
Thu, Oct 14, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:51pm EDT
Mon, Nov 01, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:51pm EDT
Tue, Nov 16, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:51am EST
Wed, Dec 01, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:51pm EST
Tue, Dec 14, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:51pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

Practitioners new to governmental or nonprofit auditing

Original Recording Date



Yellow Book


Course Developer Galasso Learning Solutions
Date Added to Catalog






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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 1


Jose D - Miami, Florida

"Very good seminar."

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