Select from any professional literature within the audit industry during the past year.
1. Provide a summary of the case or the article.
2. A. Problem or Opportunity Statement (aka. the Critical Issue). Provide a single
statement of the critical issue present in the case or article. If several issues are apparent,
identify them in priority order. Generally, several problems are all symptoms of one
overriding problem. Try to abstract up to the overriding problem after the symptoms are
i. i.e. The critical issue is
B. Critical Factors. If applicable (using bullet points) the key factors that give evidence that
there is a problem or opportunity condition. Identify them in priority order. Explain why
they are relevant.
ii. Critical Factor #1
iii. Critical Factor #2
iv. Critical Factor #3
Please provide a copy (or a link, pdf) of the article and the supporting
references to your writing. Provide a section on why you selected this article and how its
related to audit. In addition, provide a conclusion to your writing.