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CPE Self-Study
Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Information Technology
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Online: 16.0
Learn the characteristics of blockchain and cryptoassets; identify opportunities and risks for application within your own organization, and much more.

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Product details

Advance your knowledge of Blockchain

Who Will Benefit

  • CPAs
  • Public accounting leaders
  • Managers and staff
  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Finance leaders
  • Management accountants
  • Non-IT finance professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the foundational constructs behind blockchain technology and cryptoassets, structure and functionality.
  • As you consider implementing blockchain into your own organization, recognize not only the benefits and opportunities but also the challenges, as well as regulatory concerns and governance.
  • Practice with 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.

Be at the forefront of shaping the adoption of blockchain in accounting and finance.

Lay the foundation for your future as a strategic business partner within your organization and with your clients. With real-world literacy on blockchain and cryptoassets, you will be empowered to translate the technology into relevant business application and value for you and your organization.

Learn the characteristics of blockchain and cryptoassets, identify opportunities and risks, and understand high-level technology concepts underpinning blockchain. Use a cryptocurrency wallet in a hands-on transaction exercise and verify information written to a block, and perform a hands-on hash activity exercise, then verify it. Learn to differentiate between current state and future state.

By completing this 16-hour certificate program, you will learn:

  • core concepts of blockchain technology;
  • how to incorporate blockchain application within your organization;
  • how to be a responsible business partner by recognizing blockchain Implications and how its application and uses can benefit many types of organizations; and
  • standout with a digital badge as someone who is committed to your clients new emerging technology needs.

This product is also available in webcast format.

The courses in this certificate program include:

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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.

Publisher

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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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 16.0
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
BLCF
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