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iCatalog Home AUD 4035 Quantitative Methods Refresher
(Last Modified:25-Mar-2015)

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Description
You will learn to use the current quantitative methods (statistical sampling, regression analysis, and improvement curves) in contract audits. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Discuss statistical and analytical terms and concepts;
  • Identify proper audit applications for statistical sampling, regression analysis, and improvement curve techniques;
  • Understand and use the Windows-based EZ-Quant applications for statistical sampling, regression analysis, and improvement curves;
  • Evaluate key QM measures and graphs associated with EZ-Quant output;
  • Suggest methods of improving EZ-Quant statistical results;
  • Explain how QM results and graphs should be incorporated into the overall audit package and report.

    Click here to view the course description in the DCAI Catalog of Courses
  • Objectives
    Target Attendees
    All Auditors
    Prerequisite(s)
    Required:
  • AUD 4120, Statistical Sampling

    Recommended:
  • Either 4230, Graphic, Computational & Improvement Curve Analysis, or both S4200, Regression Analysis, and S4300, Improvement Curves
  • Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    None None None None
    Course Length
    40 Duty Hours
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Resident
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits N/A
    PDS Code  
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   0
    Continuous Learning Points  0
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
    Notes
  • This training is conducted by DCAA. DCAA training is intended for DCAA auditors, and their residential courses are not open to non-government employees. Click the “Apply for this Course” icon in the upper right corner of your screen to request further information.
  • This course is a refresher. If you completed the prerequisite courses more than four years ago, we do not recommend this course. Instead, you should repeat the current statistical sampling, regression analysis, and/or improvement curve courses as applicable.
  • GAGAS Hours: 34 (Directly related to the 24 hour Government Auditing requirement)
  • Fields of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
  • Subject Matter Area: Statistics 34 hours