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Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate

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    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.
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    Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate 11:00 am - 04:00 pm ET Product #: WCBLCF18002
    Add to Calendar 08/13/2018 11:00:00 08/13/2018 16:00:00 America/New_York AICPA Webcast: 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.
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    CGMA Holder: $439.20
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    Non-Member: $689.00

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 July series:

Introduction to Blockchain

July 25, 2018
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Potential of Blockchain

July 27, 2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Blockchain Application

July 31, 2018
9:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Webcasts included in August series:

Introduction to Blockchain

August 13, 2018
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Potential of Blockchain

August 14, 2018
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Blockchain Application

August 15, 2018
11:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learning Objectives

When you complete this certificate, 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.

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.

Important Information on Your CPE Credit

Discounts

CITP credential holders and CGMA members save an additional 20%

When you log into this website with your AICPA member account, the section discount will be automatically applied during checkout. Section discounts cannot be combined with any other offer. Should you have any questions or encounter any issues, please contact the AICPA Service Center at 888-777-7077 or service@aicpa.org.

Included Courses

This webcast focuses on demystifying the blockchain technology by helping you understand the foundational constructs, benefits and opportunities of blockchain technology. You will be prepared to weigh the risks and challenges as you consider implementing this technology within your organization or your clients' organization.
This webcast will help you understand the potential of blockchain by diving into 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. The interactive exercises weaved throughout will help you translate this understanding into relevant business application and value.
This webcast will help you understand the current blockchain landscape. You will begin thinking about business applications and financial control considerations associated with blockchain use. We will discuss responsibilities, process and technical controls. The interactive exercises weaved throughout will help you translate this understanding into relevant business application and value.

Speaker Bio

Amy Vetter
CPA, CITP, CGMA

Amy Vetter, CPA, CITP, CGMA, is Global Vice President, Education, Head of Accounting - U.S. for Xero. In her position, she develops and executes the education programs for worldwide teams through Xero University. Working for a global organization, Amy "can't overstate how much technology has radically altered the way [she works]".

Amy currently serves as a CITP Champion for the AICPA Information Management and Technology Assurance (IMTA) Section. She was recognized as one of Accounting Today's top 100 most influential people in accounting and she regularly contributes to many publications including Insightful Accountant, Accounting Today, and CPA Practice Advisor.

Kirk Phillips

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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