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Common Yellow Book & Single Audit Deficiencies

Total Credits: 4 including 4 Auditing (Governmental) - Technical

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


This course will review focus areas for peer review of Single Audits and Yellow Book engagements. We discuss the requirements for major program determination, testing compliance, testing internal controls over compliance, sampling, and reporting for Single Audits. We also address Yellow Book CPE and independence requirements. In addition to providing an overview of the common deficiencies and key trends identified by the AICPA, this course will also provide best practices for how entities can properly perform procedures in these areas.

Learning Objectives:
Recognize CPE requirements for Yellow Book engagements
Perform a major program determination compliant with the Uniform Guidance
Properly identify internal controls over compliance
Identify compliance requirements in the Uniform Guidance
Recognize the control risk and internal controls over compliance
Identify the reporting requirements for Single Audits
Properly perform sampling under the Uniform Guidance
Recognize common audit deficiencies
Recognize the independence requirements for Yellow Book

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Describe CPE requirements for Yellow Book engagements
  • Perform a major program determination compliant with the Uniform Guidance
  • Properly identify internal controls over compliance
  • Compare internal controls over compliance with compliance tests
  • List the reporting requirements for Single Audits

Major Subjects
  • Governmental Auditing


Course Materials


Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

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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, Sep 27, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:44pm EDT
Tue, Oct 05, 2021 - 11:00am to 02:44pm EDT
Mon, Oct 25, 2021 - 12:00pm to 03:44pm EDT
Tue, Nov 09, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm EST
Wed, Nov 17, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:44pm EST
Sat, Dec 04, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:44pm EST
Wed, Dec 22, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:44pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

CPAs performing Yellow Book and Uniform Guidance audits

Original Recording Date



Yellow Book


Course Developer

Galasso Learning Solutions

Date Added to Catalog






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

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 



Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 75


Diane H

"This was an excellent speaker and moved the pace well for the material"

Steven S

"Excellent presentation. thank you. "

Zachary S

"Melissa is great! Was excited to see this CPE as I took the 842 CPE course she did and it was very beneficial."

Haley L

"Melissa is fantastic. She has great presentation skills, makes the material relatable. I'd love to see her do a training on Program Specific audits and how they differ from the A-133."

Xiaowei J

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Brandon L

"Presenter did a great job! "

Dawn B

"Speaker was very knowledgeable and was able to take a difficult subject and make it interesting."

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