Blockchain Evolution and Technology Concepts

Description

Blockchain technology is in a period of exceptional growth, and the accounting profession will play a significant role in driving its adoption. Be part of the blockchain evolution with this webcast.

Starting with a focus on the history and evolution of blockchain and bitcoin and then on to the characteristics of bitcoin, you will get a refresher on the fundamentals of money/currency and learn how bitcoin fits into the global business landscape. This webcast also demonstrates the unique characteristics of blockchain and bitcoin, so accounting and finance professionals will be able to have meaningful and relevant conversations with internal and external clients. In addition, this webcast introduces several key concepts within the realm of blockchain, including core components of blockchain technology, the custody, responsibility and control continuum, push vs pull paradigm and private blockchain vs public blockchain, which will significantly impact the way accountants and auditors perform their job functions.

Learning Objectives

When you complete this webcast, you will be able to: • Identify the fundamentals of money/currency and its evolution from pre-cryptocurrency to digital/crypto-assets. • Distinguish between blockchains, cryptocurrency and ownership. • Identify the core components of blockchain technology. • Distinguish between proof of work, proof of stake and mining. • Identify the custody, responsibility and control continuum.

Major Topics

None

Provider
AICPA
Course Level
Basic
CPE Field of Study
Specialized Knowledge
2
Who Should Attend
Non-IT finance professionals, CFOs, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, staff, managers and internal auditors
Instructor(s)
Amy Vetter
Location
Online Course
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When
Aug 22, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Total CPE Credits
2
Format
Webcast
Instructor
Amy Vetter

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