Blockchain for Supply Chain

Online Event

09 April, 2019 + 1 more

5:00 am - 8:30 am UTC

5:00 am - 8:30 am UTC

Blockchain for Supply Chain

Speaker: James Barnes

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In this webcast, you will explore three supply chain interactions and see how blockchain can be implemented to reduce errors, increase auditability and drive collaboration

Learning outcomes

  • Identify blockchain concepts.
  • Determine the future of supply chain.
  • Analyse how blockchain technology could disrupt the supply chain industry.
  • Determine the appropriate use for blockchain on physical goods transactions.
  • Select a strategy for blockchain implementation on a supply chain for physical goods.
  • Analyse a scenario in which blockchain technology is used to register and track digital products.
  • Identify why using blockchain technology is appropriate in a given scenario and choose the best strategy for implementation.
  • Determine the appropriate use of blockchain to track sales of vendor software and royalty payment flow.
  • Outline a strategy for blockchain implementation on a supply chain for digital goods.

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Have you heard about blockchain? It is a new technology being used to drive corporate transparency in many different industry sectors. At its core, blockchain is a ledger technology that allows multiple parties to have copies of all transactions, which can easily be verified to minimize risks. In this webcast, you will explore three supply chain interactions and see how blockchain can be implemented to reduce errors, increase auditability and drive collaboration. The three interactions include: physical goods from producer to retailer, digital products and vendor relationships for royalty payments. Through these use cases, you will learn about blockchain implementation, considerations for implementation and success and failure factors. You will also spend time discussing privacy and security and their associated regulations.


  • Blockchain overview
  • Blockchain public and private networks in regard to physical supply chain automation, digital goods and vendor management
  • The role smart contracts play in supply chain blockchain networks
  • How to determine the appropriateness of blockchain to a solution
  • Regulatory issues that impact blockchain implementations

Who should take this course?

  • Business professionals looking to understand more about how blockchain technology can be implemented in various supply chains
  • Accounting and finance professionals seeking more information on blockchain
  • Business decision makers looking to run blockchain projects

Professional development

This Webcast offers 3.5 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Information Technology
Programme level:Basic
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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  • James Barnes

    James Barnes is a Senior Digital Architect at Globant, LLC. He received a BS from Virginia Tech and recently completed his Masters of Business Administration from NC State. There he focused on Operations and Supply Chain Management, working with a large hardware manufacturers to implement blockchain within their company.

    At Globant, Jim helps his customers examine existing user journeys and reimagine them to improve their business. His focus is to remove roadblocks, design and implement technology solutions, including blockchain to improve business processes.

    Jim worked for IBM on the Lucent Strategic Outsourcing account and supported WebSphere Portal, Commerce and the digital experience for many years.

    Jim also worked at Asponte Technology, Inc helping customers implement new digital experiences utilizing the latest frameworks and technology while owning the digital technology strategy for the firm.

    Jim has worked across a multitude of industries including manufacturing, insurance, finance, retail, and food service. He has a keen interest in the potential of blockchain can how it can be applied to improve all industries.

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