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Tips for Trainers on ISAs: International Perspectives – Local Insights

Jun 4, 2013 | Trainers' Seminar | Kampala, Uganda | English

Co-hosted with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda
and the Pan African Federation of Accountants 

8:00 – 9:00Registration and Collection of Materials
9:00 – 9:10


Giancarlo Attolini, Chair, IFAC SMP Committee

9:10 – 9:40

Perspectives on the African SME Audit Landscape:
Haji Twaha Kaawaase, Partner, Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co. CPAs and Senior Lecturer in Auditing, Finance & Accounting, Makerere University Business School (Presentation)

9:40 – 11:00

Key Concepts for a Successful SME Audit

Presenters: IFAC SMP Committee Members

  • Katharine Bagshaw 
  • Phil Cowperthwaite 

The International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) cover a significan range of requirements for the performance of an audit. The purpose of this session is to share perspectives on the challenges associated with idenitifying risks and effective documentation. The presenters will also share views on how to review the ISAs as to make them relevant for an SME audit environment.

The presenters will provide introductory remarks about each topic followed by questions and answers and participant experiences and perspectives.

11:00 – 11:20Refreshment Break

11:20 – 12:30

Key Concepts for a Successful SME Audit: Questions and Answers

12:30 – 12:45


Giancarlo Attolini, Chair, IFAC SMP Committee

12:45 – 14:00