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Thursday, September 21, 2023 Live Webcast

Introduction to Yellow Book: Boot Camp (X4-4929887)

9:00 AM - 4:51 PM EDT

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4 CPE Credits in AA


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. We’ll start with the key financial reporting differences for governmental and nonprofit entities. Then we’ll 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.


Ideal for practitioners new to governmental or nonprofit accounting or auditing


  • Intro to nonprofit GAAP
  • Intro to governmental accounting
  • Intro to Yellow Book
  • Intro to Uniform Guidance


  • 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




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Melisa Galasso

Melisa F. Galasso, CPA, CSP, CPTD, CGMA

CEO & Founder

Melisa is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of accounting experience, Melisa designs and facilitates CPE courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. She 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. She serves on the Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), American Institute of CPAs' (AICPA) Council, and the Virginia Society of CPAs' (VSCPA) Board of Directors. She was on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and is a past chair of the North Carolina Association of CPAs' (NCACPA) A&A committee. Melisa authors the AICPA’s State and Local Government Guide and is an SME for the Center for Plain English Accounting. She was a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient and a CPA Practice Advisor “40 under 40” in 2017, 2018 and 2019. She was a 2019 Rising Star by her regional National Association of Women Business Owners' (NAWBO) chapter and won the Don Farmer Award for technical content instruction.


$225.00 - Member

$275.00 - Nonmember

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