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


Apply your knowledge of the AICPA's Peer Reviewer program to a practical application case study. This course features realistic case studies that encompass the most important elements of a system peer 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.


This course uses an application-based case study approach to cover the following
• Pre-acceptance considerations
• Planning considerations
• Performing a peer review, including:
• Engagement selection
• Risk assessment
• Compliance testing
• Evaluating matters
• Reporting on a peer review


When you complete this course you will be able to:
• 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.
• Identify issues that affect an organization or audit firm.
• Identify procedures that should be performed prior to accepting a peer
review engagement.


Completion of the AICPA's
Becoming an AICPA Peer Review
Team or Review Captain:
Program Overview online course
(Acronym: PRTCO)

Designed For:

Individuals who wish to serve as
peer review team captains and
review captains

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