Blockchain Fundamentals Certificate Pack
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Online Event

28 November, 2018 + 3 more

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC

Webcast
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC

Blockchain Fundamentals Certificate Pack

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

  • Format

    Webcast

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    15h

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 Organisation and with your clients.

This three-part webcast series airs over three days, starting with the date you select. Each webcast starts at the same time each day and the duration and dates will be presented after purchase.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognise the current landscape, business applications and financial control considerations associated with blockchain use
  • Recall practical applications and use cases by looking into ledgers, transactions and smart contracts
  • Recognise regulatory concerns and governance related to blockchain implementations
  • Recognise blockchain risks and challenges as you consider implementing this technology within your organisation
  • Recognise the benefits, values and opportunities of blockchain for your organisation
  • Recall the foundational constructs behind blockchain technology and crypto assets, structure and functionality

Select a date and time

£429.00 (CIMA members only)

£539.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Product information

Overview

Blockchain has the potential to reshape the future of the accounting profession, as more Organisations are investing in and adopting blockchain solutions. The global blockchain market size is evolving, according to a recent study conducted by a U.K. based Juniper Research nearly 6 in 10 (57%) large corporations are either actively considering, or are in the process of, deploying blockchain technology applications, two-thirds (66%) of them are expecting blockchain to be integrated into their systems by the end of 2018.

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 Organisation 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 pack option and attend all three sessions to earn the certificate. Webcasts included in this series:

  • Introduction to Blockchain
  • The Potential of Blockchain
  • Blockchain Application

TOPICS DISCUSSED:

  • Technology concepts behind blockchain and crypto assets
  • Benefits, values and opportunities of blockchain
  • Blockchain risks and challenges
  • Regulatory concerns and governance
  • Practical applications and opportunities
  • Blockchain trends
  • Permissioned vs. permission less ledgers
  • Transactions, blocks & smart contracts
  • Process and technical controls
  • Big picture review
  • Decision tree

This CPD program is eligible for a digital badge. Find out more about Digital Badges from the CGMA Store.

Who should take this course?

  • Non-IT finance professionals, CFOs, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, staff, managers, and internal auditors

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.

Field of study: Information Technology
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.

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£429.00 (CIMA members only)

£539.00

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.

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