Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate

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Course

Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate

Instructor: Kirk Phillips, CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    16h

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

Learning outcomes

  • Distinguish the characteristics of Blockchain and cryptoassets
  • Identify opportunities and risks.
  • Understand the high-level technology concepts underpinning Blockchain.
  • Understand a range of use cases.
  • Leave having used a cryptocurrency wallet in a hands-on transaction exercise.
  • Learn to verify information written to a block (finance practitioners may not need to design, build, deploy and maintain) but they may need to verify.
  • Perform a hands-on hash activity exercise – hash documents or data, then verify it.
  • Differentiate between current state vs. future state.
Full description

£439.00 (CIMA members only)

£549.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Product information

Overview

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 16 hours of CPE credit.

This course is intended to provide participants with real-world literacy on Blockchain and cryptoassets, the knowledge needed to anticipate potential benefits and risks of the technology, structure and functionality, and to translate them into relevant business application and value.

The courses in this certificate program include:

  • Blockchain Evolution and Technology Concepts
  • Blockchain: Using and Securing Cryptocurrencies
  • Blockchain: Benefits, Values and Opportunities
  • Risks and Challenges of Blockchains
  • Blockchain Trends
  • Permissioned Ledgers and Other Solutions
  • Transactions and Smart Contracts
  • The Blockchain Landscape
  • Blockchain – Process and Technical Controls

Key topics:

  • Blockchain Evolution and Technology Concepts
  • Blockchain: Using and Securing Cryptocurrencies
  • Blockchain: Benefits, Values and Opportunities
  • Risks and Challenges of Blockchains
  • Blockchain Trends
  • Permissioned Ledgers and Other Solutions
  • Transactions and Smart Contracts
  • The Blockchain Landscape
  • Blockchain – Process and Technical Controls

Who should take this course?

  • Non-IT finance professionals
  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Management accountants
  • Public accountants
  • Partners
  • Staff
  • Managers
  • Internal auditors

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 16 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 Management and Technology Assurance
Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Basic
Duration:16h
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£439.00 (CIMA members only)

£549.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Instructor

  • 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.