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Yellow Book Boot Camp - Intro

Total Credits: 8 including 4 Accounting (Governmental) - Technical, 4 Auditing (Governmental) - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Accounting and Auditing
Melisa F. Galasso
Course Levels:
Access for 90 day(s) after program date.

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Tag: Accounting


This course is designed for accountants in public practice and industry that focus on nonprofit and governmental entities.  We will cover the basics needed to understand what makes nonprofit and governmental accounting & auditing unique. In the morning, the course will address the key financial reporting differences for governmental and nonprofit entities. In the afternoon, we switch focus and review the fundamentals of Yellow Book and Uniform Guidance audits. This foundational course is perfect for those getting started in the nonprofit and governmental arena and those looking for a refresher.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the key differences in governmental GAAP
  • Recognize the basic requirements in a Yellow Book Audit
  • Describe performance requirements for Uniform Guidance
  • Identify topics unique to nonprofit accounting 

Major Subjects
  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Governmental Entities


Course Materials


Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

Melisa F. Galasso Related seminars and products

Founder and CEO

Galasso Learning Solutions LLC

Melisa Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical acconting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. 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. Within the industry, Melisa serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and is a past-Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. Melisa also authors the AICPA’s State and Local Government Guide and serves as a SME for the Center for Plain English Accounting.



Wed, Feb 09, 2022 - 09:00am to 04:39pm CST
Mon, Feb 28, 2022 - 09:00am to 04:39pm CST
Fri, Mar 04, 2022 - 09:00am to 04:39pm CST
Tue, Mar 15, 2022 - 09:00am to 04:39pm CDT
Fri, Apr 01, 2022 - 09:00am to 04:39pm CDT
Sat, Apr 16, 2022 - 09:00am to 04:39pm CDT
Tue, May 10, 2022 - 09:00am to 04:39pm CDT
Fri, May 27, 2022 - 09:00am to 04:39pm CDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

Practitioners new to governmental or nonprofit accounting or auditing

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

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 35

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