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CPE Self-Study
Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate (Badge Update Module)
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NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Information Technology
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Online: 3.0
Stay at the forefront of blockchain technology by constantly updating your knowledge and retaining your blockchain badge.

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Who Will Benefit?

  • Existing badge holders seeking to renew their badges

Key Topics

  • Zero-knowledge proof
  • Public and private blockchain
  • DApps, DeFi, and DAO
  • Airdrops, chain-splits, token swaps, and atomic swaps
  • ICOs, STOs, and IEOs
  • Real-time assurance, Auditchain, and DCARPE Alliance

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish between public and private blockchains, distributed ledger technology (DLT), and crypto assets including examples.
  • Recall the benefits and challenges of ICOs, STOs, IEOs, and the SEC Howey test.
  • Recall the zero-knowledge proof concept and the problems the concept solves.
  • Distinguish industry-specific applications of blockchain for accounting and auditing.
  • Recall benefits of blockchain in government.
  • Recognize the differences among airdrops, chain-splits, token swaps, and atomic swaps.
  • Identify updated regulatory standards associated with blockchain and crypto asset adoption.
  • Recall assurance needs within the blockchain ecosystem.
  • Identify the attributes of DApps, DeFi, and DAOs.
  • Recognize the importance of oracles for smart contracts.
  • Recall the concept of staking.

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Now you can refresh your blockchain knowledge without taking the full course.

Available exclusively to current badge holders, this self-paced supplemental course updates you on new developments such as applications and regulations.

Stay at the forefront of blockchain technology by constantly updating your knowledge and retaining your blockchain badge.

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Author(s)

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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American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CPE credits
Online
: 3.0
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
BLCFS
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