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    Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 10:00:00 10/03/2018 15:30:00 America/New_York AICPA Webcast: Blockchain Application
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    Blockchain Application 10:00 am - 03:30 pm ET Product #: WC1823284
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This webcast will help you understand the potential of blockchain by diving into the blockchain structure and functionality. You will begin to navigate the practical aspects of blockchain applications and use cases by looking into Ledgers, transactions and Smart Contracts. In addition, this webcast will help you understand the current blockchain landscape which will help you begin thinking about business applications and financial control considerations associated with blockchain use. This webcast will focus on responsibilities, process and technical controls. The interactive exercises weaved throughout will help you translate this understanding into relevant business application and value.

This webcast is part of the three-part Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate webcast program. You must purchase the bundle to earn the certificate. Learn more about the certificate and purchase the bundle here.

Learning Objectives

When you complete this webcast, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the elements of permissioned and permissionless ledgers and their associated benefits and risks.
  • Identify the components of security models for both types of blockchains and the continuum where other blockchains reside.
  • Recall access control mechanisms, the importance of decoupling and segregation of duties and optimizing decentralization.
  • Identify the characteristics of hybrid blockchains and blockchain-as-a-service.
  • Recognize the governing concepts behind transactions and fees in different blockchain use cases.
  • Differentiate between the unused transactions output (UTXO) model and the account model.
  • Distinguish between transaction throughput and confirmations.
  • Recall how smart contracts differ from traditional contracts.
  • Recall how cryptocurrencies can be researched via market capitalization sites.
  • Identify the different types of cryptocurrency exchanges including the risks and benefits.
  • Recall the value proposition of initial coin offerings.
  • Distinguish the elements of the general cryptocurrency taxonomy.
  • Identify the different approaches to applying blockchain technology to create new business solutions.
  • 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.

Topics Discussed

  • Elements of permissioned and permissionless ledgers
  • Components of security models
  • Access control mechanisms
  • Characteristics of hybrid blockchains and blockchain-as-a-service
  • Governing concepts behind transactions
  • Difference between unused transactions output and the account model
  • Transaction throughput and confirmations
  • Difference between smart contracts and traditional contracts
  • Cryptocurrency research
  • Types of cryptocurrency exchanges
  • Initial coin offerings
  • General crytocurrency taxonomy
  • Approaches to applying blockchain technology
  • How system and organization controls relate to blockchain
  • Verify process controls with blockchains and cryptocurrency
  • Technical controls associated with blockchain
  • Limitations of verification with transactions
  • Fundamental and changing roles of CPAs

Who Will Benefit

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

Important Information on Your CPE Credit

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Included in:Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate

This certificate will expose you to the concepts related to real-world literacy on blockchain and crypto assets technology, structure and functionality, the knowledge needed to anticipate potential benefits and risks, and how to translate into relevant business application and value. Learn more...


Speaker Bio

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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