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Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Information Technology
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Video Webcast: 15.0
Our three-part webcast certificate program gives you the knowledge needed to anticipate potential benefits and risks, and translate them into your decision-making. Gain real-world literacy on blockchain and crypto-asset tech, structure and functionality.
Nov. 5 - 7 series:

Introduction to Blockchain

November 5, 2018
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET

The Potential of Blockchain

November 6, 2018
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM ET

Blockchain Application

November 7, 2018
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM ET
Nov. 12 - 16 series:

Introduction to Blockchain

November 12, 2018
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM ET

The Potential of Blockchain

November 14, 2018
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM ET

Blockchain Application

November 16, 2018
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM ET
Nov. 28 - 30 series:

Introduction to Blockchain

November 28, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM ET

The Potential of Blockchain

November 29, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM ET

Blockchain Application

November 30, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM ET
Dec. 5 - 7 series:

Introduction to Blockchain

December 5, 2018
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM ET

The Potential of Blockchain

December 6, 2018
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM ET

Blockchain Application

December 7, 2018
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM ET
Dec. 10 - 12 series:

Introduction to Blockchain

December 10, 2018
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET

The Potential of Blockchain

December 11, 2018
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM ET

Blockchain Application

December 12, 2018
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM ET
Dec. 17 - 19 series:

Introduction to Blockchain

December 17, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM ET

The Potential of Blockchain

December 18, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM ET

Blockchain Application

December 19, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM ET

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Blockchain adoption will change how the world does business.

Who Will Benefit?

Finance professionals without IT or tech experience:

  • CFOs and controllers
  • Public and management accountants
  • Partners, staff, managers and internal auditors

Key Topics

  • 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
  • Permissioned vs. permission-less ledgers
  • Transactions, blocks and smart contracts
  • Process and technical controls
  • Big picture review
  • Decision tree

Learning Objectives

  • Recall the foundational constructs behind blockchain technology and crypto assets, structure and functionality.
  • Identify the benefits, values and opportunities of blockchain for your organization, as well as the risks and challenges.
  • Recognize regulatory concerns and governance related to blockchain implementation.
  • Recall practical applications and use cases by looking into ledgers, transactions and smart contracts.
  • Distinguish the current landscape, business applications and financial control considerations associated with blockchain use.

The accounting profession will play a significant role in driving the adoption of this world-changing technology.

You, as an accounting and finance professional, can choose to shape how the adoption comes to life.

Our certificate serves as the foundation for becoming a strategic business partner within your organization and with your clients.

The long-term benefits of a short-term investment

With your fundamentals certificate, you can:

  • Determine if there's interest in exploring blockchain as a specialization, individually or as a firm.
  • Stand out 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.
  • Become a responsible business partner by recognizing blockchain implications and how its application and uses can benefit the business.

How to earn your certificate

This interactive learning program is a three-part webcast series. To earn your certificate, purchase a series bundle that works with your schedule and attend all three webcasts.

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Digital badges: Your professional distinction

After you complete the three-part webcast series, you will be awarded with a certificate in the form of a digital badge.

Proudly display it anywhere on the internet — a personal blog, a social site such as LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter, Open Badges, a bio page on a company website or your email signature.
Group registration savings

Register 5 or more participants and receive significant savings. For more information, contact 800.634.6780 (Option 1) | Contact Us.

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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CPE credits
Video Webcast
: 15.0
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
Group Internet Based
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