Access to Audit Personnel Grant Program
The CAQ, in connection with the Auditing Section of the AAA, established a program designed to facilitate accounting and auditing academics’ ability to obtain access to audit firm personnel to participate in their research projects.
The Annual CAQ Symposium brings together practice leaders and audit research scholars for a discussion of important issues and an exploration of how research can inform those issues. On the pages for each event, find videos, summaries, and panel participants.
What’s happening in ESG reporting & assurance today? Top 5 Takeaways from CAQ Symposium 2021
Classroom and Training Resources
The CAQ creates educational videos that can be used in the classroom or as training resources. Available videos include a “Video Vignettes” series that provides a view into the types of conversations that take place during an audit. Videos also include classroom-ready excerpts derived from an expert panel at a CAQ event.
Statement of Support for the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)
Research Advisory Board Grant Program
The CAQ and the public company auditing profession are dedicated to supporting valuable independent academic research that can have important, real-world impact on audit quality and the future of auditing.
The CAQ at AAA
Since 2008, the CAQ has organized and participated in panel discussions at the Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association (AAA).
CAQ Panel at the 2020 AAA Auditing Section Midyear Meeting: Leveraging New and Old Media to Promote Degrees in Accounting
CAQ Panel at The 2019 AAA Annual Meeting: Sustaining a Strong System of Quality Control to Enhance Audit Quality
The vignettes provide insights into the types of conversations that occur between audit team members, as well as between auditors and preparers. The discussions captured in the videos can also be used in other teaching situations, as they highlight communications and interviewing techniques, professional skepticism, and how to navigate conversations on difficult and sensitive issues.