Blockchain: Process and Technical Controls

Accounting applications

Course

Blockchain: Process and Technical Controls

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

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    1h 30m

Explore process controls and service organization controls in the blockchain context, and learn how the CPA’s role and duties will change because of blockchain application.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify system and organization controls (SOC) and how they relate to blockchain.
  • Identify how to verify important process controls with blockchains and cryptocurrency.
  • Recognize technical controls associated with blockchain and the need for expert teaming.
  • Recognize the limitations of verification with transactions
  • Identify the fundamental and changing roles of the CPA when interacting with blockchain technologies.

£65.00 (CIMA members only)

£79.00

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Product information

Overview

This self-study online course is part of the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate program. You must purchase the bundle to earn the certificate.

In this self-study online course you will explore process controls and service organization controls in the blockchain context. By exposing the opportunities and challenges of this new technology, this course will teach you how to verify important process controls. Additionally, you will learn how the CPA’s role and duties will change because of blockchain application.

Topics discussed:

  • Process controls
  • Technical controls
  • System and organizational controls
  • Real time and continuous auditing
  • Control responsibilities for permissioned blockchains
  • Blockchain analytics and auditing tools

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 1.5 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 Management and Technology Assurance
Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Basic
Duration:1h 30m
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

£65.00 (CIMA members only)

£79.00

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.