Quality Management - Applying the New Quality Management Standard for Firms, CSQM1, Live Webinar Feb 10, 2023
All firms performing assurance engagements, other assurance or related services engagements, which includes compilation engagements, were required to have systems of quality management (SoQM) designed and implemented in accordance with CSQM 1 by December 15, 2022. Join Marcus Guenther, CPA, CA, partner at Focus HGK LLP for an in depth look at what professional accounting firms need to know.

OVERVIEW

All firms performing assurance engagements, other assurance or related services engagements, which includes compilation engagements, were required to have systems of quality management (SoQM) designed and implemented in accordance with CSQM 1 by December 15, 2022. 

 

Join Marcus Guenther, CPA, CA, partner at Focus HGK LLP for an in depth look at what professional accounting firms need to know.

 

TOPICS:

CSQM 1 requires firms to adopt a risk-based approach in designing, implementing, and operating the SoQM.   In general, this requires a firm to:

 

·       Establish quality objectives;

·       Identify and assess risks to meet objectives;

·       Design and implement responses to quality risks;

·       Design a monitoring and remediation program.

 

This session will provide an overview of the key CSQM 1 requirements and discuss how design and implement a SoQM, including monitoring activities which is required to be completed by the end of the first year, i.e. December 2023.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

1.      Identify important new key requirements for CSQM 1

2.      How to properly implement SoQM

3.      Hear from other professionals’ experience

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

You will require an Internet connection and a phone/voice connection at the same time. Most attendees use their computer for the audio. Participants are able to submit questions and comments during the session via a Q&A text panel. Terms, conditions, pricing and services subject to change.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE:

This webinar will be of interest to accounting firm professionals that are involved in the planning and management of their firms.

 

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CANCELLATION POLICY:

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THIS WEBINAR INCLUDES:

  • 3 months to review the webinar recording

  • Print version of the presentation slides

  • PD Certificate for 2 hours

PRESENTER:

This webinar is being presented by: Marcus Guenther, CA, CPA

Marcus Guenther is a partner in Focus HGK LLP, which provides quality assurance, monitoring, EQCR and other consulting services. Marcus an accomplished trainer in accounting and auditing, author and consultant. In particular he assists many accounting firms in monitoring their quality control systems, authors and presents training courses on accounting and auditing topics, and assists with interpreting and applying professional standards on complex accounting and auditing issues.

Marcus has prepared and presented many accounting and assurance courses for CPA Canada, CPA Ontario, commercial training firms and individual firms over the years.

He was the co-author of the CPA Professional Engagement Guide (PEG) and the Quality Assurance Manual (QAM) and has authored other technical publications.

Marcus Guenther
Marcus Guenther
CA CPA MBA

Marcus Guenther is a partner in FocusHGK LLP, which provides quality assurance, monitoring, EQCR and other consulting services.   

Relevant experience:

Marcus an accomplished trainer in accounting and auditing, author and consultant. In particular he:

  • assists many accounting firms in monitoring their quality control systems,

  • authors and presents training courses on accounting and auditing topics, and

  • assists with interpreting and applying professional standards on complex accounting and auditing issues.  

Training:

Marcus has prepared and presented many accounting and assurance courses for CPA Canada, CPA Ontario, commercial training firms and individual firms over the years. 

Authoring:

He was the co-author of the CPA Professional Engagement Guide (PEG) and the Quality Assurance Manual (QAM) and has authored other technical publications.