Week 5 Discussion

Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.

Auditing Standards [WLO: 3] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 6]

Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read Chapters 11, 12, and 13 in the text.

Describe which organizations have authority over government and not-for-profit auditing standards. There are four categories of professional engagements: financial audits, attestation engagements, performance audits, and non-audit services. Explain in your own words what each of these audit types involves, and give an example of each to illustrate.