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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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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.

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

Melisa F. Galasso Related seminars and products: 13

Founder and CEO

Galasso Learning Solutions LLC

Melisa F. Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not for profit and governmental accounting. Her passion is providing high-quality CPE that is meaningful, creates efficiencies and improves quality, and positively impacts ROI. 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. She also serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC), has had leadership roles on various A&A committees, and serves on the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. Melisa is a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient and was honored as a “40 under 40” by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017 and 2018. She was also named the 2019 Rising Star by her regional NAWBO chapter, received the Don Farmer award for achievement in technical content instruction, and earned several other awards for public speaking and technical training.


Prior to establishing Galasso Learning Solutions, Melisa worked in public accounting, industry, internal audit, and academia.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and International Business from Georgetown University.  On a personal level, Melisa enjoys traveling, watching her daughter ride her horse, and spending quality time with family. She finds balance through yoga, is an avid reader, and frequents local performing arts shows. Melisa actively supports several causes that empower women.


Fri, Feb 26, 2021 - 12:00pm to 03:44pm EST
Tue, Mar 02, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:44pm EST
Fri, Mar 26, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:44pm EDT
Mon, Apr 05, 2021 - 11:00am to 02:44pm EDT
Mon, Apr 26, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm EDT
Wed, May 05, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:44pm EDT
Tue, May 18, 2021 - 03:00pm to 06:44pm EDT
Tue, Jun 08, 2021 - 04:00pm to 07:44pm EDT
Wed, Jun 23, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm EDT
Thu, Jul 08, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:44pm EDT
Fri, Jul 30, 2021 - 11:00am to 02:44pm EDT
Tue, Aug 10, 2021 - 12:00pm to 03:44pm EDT
Fri, Aug 27, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm EDT
Thu, Sep 09, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:44pm EDT
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

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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Overall:      4.9

Total Reviews: 7

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