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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Programs : 1
  • Length : 2 weeks
  • Level : Crash Course
  • Category : Technology
  • Shift : 01
  • Class : 70

Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals

Course Description

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.

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.

Course Syllabus

Course Contents

  • 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

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