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 In this CPE training event on PCAOB AS 1201: Supervision of the Audit Engagement, we explore the key points and requirements of PCAOB AS 1201, which focuses on strengthening audit supervision and ensuring the accuracy and effectiveness of audit engagements. Our goal is to equip you with the knowledge and skills to enhance your supervision of the audit engagement. All of our instructors have Big 4 audit experience in leading audit teams, audit planning and execution and understand Big 4 audit practices.


  • Understanding the Objective: The objective of PCAOB AS 1201 is to emphasize the importance of proper supervision in audit engagements. Supervision of the audit engagement ensures that engagement team members perform their work accurately and effectively.
  • Strengthened Planning and Execution: The PCAOB AS 1201 aims to enhance lead auditors' supervision of other auditors involved in the audit engagement. Proper audit planning and execution is crucial for enhancing audit quality.
  • Requirements for Supervision: PCAOB AS 1201 establishes clear requirements for lead auditors in planning and supervising audits. Supervision includes overseeing the work of team members and ensuring compliance with auditing standards.
  • Maintaining Audit Quality: Effective supervision helps maintain the overall quality and integrity of the audit process. It ensures that all audit procedures are performed with due care and in accordance with professional standards.
  • Enhancing Client Confidence: By implementing robust supervision practices, auditors can build trust and instill confidence in their clients. Clients rely on auditors to provide accurate financial information, and proper supervision helps achieve this goal.


As auditors, it is essential to understand and implement the requirements of PCAOB AS 1201 to enhance the supervision of audit engagements. This one-hour CPE training event has provided you with an overview of the key points covered in PCAOB AS 1201, emphasizing the importance of proper planning, execution, and supervision. By adopting these practices, you can strengthen the quality of your audits, build trust with clients, and ensure compliance with professional standards.


Attendees in this PCAOB auditing standard CPE event will receive one NASBA CPE credit (YB) and receive a certificate of completion, validating their proficiency in applying PCAOB AS 1105.


Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of supervision of the audit engagement. Register now to gain valuable insights and techniques that will elevate your effectiveness in conducting PCAOB regulated audits.

PCAOB AS 1201: Supervision of the Audit Engagement

  • Being offered on Thursday every six weeks at 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Time.

    We can schedule private events on your timetable for two or more attendees. Bring this event on AS 1201 to your audit team.

    NASBA Program Disclosure

    Program Level of Understanding: Basic
    Prerequisites: None
    Advance Preparation: None
    Delivery Format: Group Internet Based
    NASBA Field(s) of Study: Auditing
    CPE Credits: 1, based on 50 minutes of instruction per hour

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