Blockchain Fundamentals Certificate Pack (3 Sessions)
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Online Event

13 August, 2019

12:00 am - 3:00 am UTC

Webcast
12:00 am - 3:00 am UTC

Blockchain Fundamentals Certificate Pack (3 Sessions)

Speakers: Amy Vetter CPA, CITP, CGMA; Kirk Phillips, CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB

  • Format

    Webcast

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    15h

The accounting profession will play a significant role in driving the adoption of this world-changing technology and you, as an accounting and professional, can choose to shape how the adoption comes to life.

Learning outcomes

  • When you complete this certificate program, you will be able to
  • Recall the foundational constructs behind blockchain technology and cryptoassets, structure and functionality
  • Recognize the benefits, values and opportunities of blockchain for your organization
  • Recognize blockchain risks and challenges as you consider implementing this technology within your organization.
  • Recognize regulatory concerns and governance related to blockchain implementations
  • Recall practical applications and use cases by looking into ledgers, transactions and smart contracts.
  • Recognize the current landscape, business applications and financial control considerations associated with blockchain use.

£439.00 (CIMA members only)

£549.00

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Product information

Overview

The accounting profession will play a significant role in driving the adoption of this world-changing technology and you, as an accounting and professional, can choose to shape how the adoption comes to life. The new Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate offers you the opportunity to build a foundation toward becoming a strategic business partner within your organization and with your clients. Advance your career with this certificate and digital badge and earn up to 13 hours of CPE credit. This interactive video webcast certificate program is a three-part series. You must purchase the bundle option and attend all three webcasts to earn the certificate. Webcasts included in this series: Introduction to Blockchain The Potential of Blockchain Blockchain Application Key Topics: • Technology concepts behind blockchain and cryptoassets • Benefits, values and opportunities of blockchain • Blockchain risks and challenges • Regulatory concerns and governance • Practical applications and opportunities • Blockchain trends • Permissioned vs. permissionless ledgers • Transactions, blocks & smart contracts • Process and technical controls • Big picture review • Decision tree Who Will Benefit Non-IT finance professionals, CFOs, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, staff, managers and internal auditors who want to do any of the following: • Get a foundational understanding of blockchain. • Incorporate blockchain application within their organizations. • Become a responsible business partner by recognizing blockchain implications and how its application and uses can benefit the client’s business. • Determine if there's interest in exploring blockchain as a specialization, individually or as a firm. • Standout with a digital badge as someone who is committed to your clients new emerging technology needs. • Add value to your organization, create opportunities for career growth and earn CPE credit.

Professional development

This Webcast offers 15 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Basic
Duration:15h
Format:Webcast
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.

Return and refund policy

£439.00 (CIMA members only)

£549.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Speakers

  • Amy Vetter CPA, CITP, CGMA

    Amy Vetter, CPA, CITP, CGMA is the CEO of The B3 Method Institute and authored the book Integrative Advisory Services: Expanding Your Accounting Services Beyond the Cloud, published by Wiley. She is a transformative keynote speaker on the mindful use of technology and business transformation. Amy has been named one of the “Most Powerful Women in Accounting” by the AICPA and CPA Practice Advisor and has been recognized as a Top 100 Most Influential Person by Accounting Today multiple times. Amy shares her accounting and business insights as a regular contributor to AICPA’s Journal of Accountancy, Accounting Today, CPA Practice Advisor as well as Inc.com and Entrepreneur.com. Learn more at www.amyvetter.com.

  • Kirk Phillips, CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB

    Kirk is author of The Ultimate Bitcoin Business Guide For Entrepreneurs and Business Advisors and was the first CPA to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

    He's a contributor to Bitcoin Magazine. As a speaker and continuing education crypto lecturer for CPAs and attorneys, he's a recognized thought leader on crypto security, strategy, accounting and taxation. Kirk is a cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICO advisor, investor and evangelist who weaves risk management into business processes.

    He is Digital Currency Council Certified, a Certified Bitcoin Professional and holds a certificate for the Introduction to Digital Currencies Course by the University of Nicosia.