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Auditing Financing Statements

Created by Blair Cook, Last Updated 03-Jan-2020, Language:English

Auditing Financing Statements

In this course we learn how public accountants plan and execute an audit, beginning with an overview of the Audit itself

Created by Blair Cook, Last Updated 03-Jan-2020, Language:English

What Will I Get ?

  • Discover the purpose and nature of a financial statement audit.
  • Identify the players in the auditing industry.
  • Recognize ethical considerations in auditing.
  • Identify different forms of auditor’s reports.


  • No advanced preparation or prerequisites are needed for this course.
  • Although all sections can be taken individually, this is part 1 of a 4 part course.


Many organizations are audited by independent public accountants. The purpose of an audit is to express an opinion on the fairness of presentation of financial information prepared by management. An audit enhances the value of financial information by making it more trustworthy and credible. 

This course begins with an overview of the financial statement audit itself. The course is taught by a long time CFO and finance/accounting leader at companies of many sizes, and he has designed professional development e-learning programs for the Big 4 audit firms.

Although all sections can be taken individually, this is part 1 of a 4 part course.

1. Intro to Financial Statement Audits

2. Planning and Executing a Financial Statement AuditPart 

3. Corporate Internal Controls and Fraud Controls Part

4. Financial Statement Auditing Cycles

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone interested in accounting, finance, or related fields.

Course Content

Blair Cook

Thought Leaders in the Field of Executive Finance

A financial executive and corporate director with a broad base of experience working as a financial leader, catalyst, operator and steward in a number of public and private companies operating in a broad array of industries, with a deep background as a financial, consulting, and accounting educator providing professional development services to Big 4 Public Accounting Firms, universities, and professional institutes.

Specialties:Leadership, finance, accounting, mergers and acquisitions, auditing, instructional design, facilitation and instruction, authoring, decision analysis