The Potential of Blockchain

Description

This webcast will help you understand the potential of blockchain by diving into blockchain structure and functionality. You will begin to navigate the practical aspects of blockchain applications and use cases by looking into ledgers, transactions and smart contracts. The interactive exercises weaved throughout will help you translate this understanding into relevant business application and value. Topics Discussed • Practical applications and opportunities • Blockchain trends • Permissioned vs. permissionless ledgers • Transactions, blocks & smart contracts

Learning Objectives
  • Identify fundamental security components of blockchain and recent developments associated with security
  • Recall important recent innovations in blockchain technology and a few of the associated products
  • Distinguish between private, public and hybrid blockchain models
  • Recognize the basis of smart contracts and the fledgling technolegal movement
  • Differentiate the elements of permissioned and permissionless ledgers and their associated pros and cons
  • Identify the components of security models for both types of ledgers
  • Contrast the reasons for adopting blockchain solutions in a software-as-a-service scenario vs. deploying an in-house solution
  • Identify the pros and cons of the Ethereum platform and the Mist wallet
  • Differentiate between single-signature and multi-signature smart contracts
  • Recognize the governing concepts behind transactions and fees in blockchain use cases
  • Identify important factors in Blockchain-enabled transactions such as speed, scalability and throughput
Major Topics
  • Practical applications and opportunities
  • Blockchain trends
  • Permissioned vs. permissionless ledgers
  • Transactions, blocks & smart contractscerns and governance
Provider
AICPA
Course Level
Basic
CPE Field of Study
Specialized Knowledge
4.5
Who Should Attend
Non-IT finance professionals, CFOs, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, staff, managers and internal auditors
Instructor(s)
Amy Vetter
Prerequisites

None

Location
Online Course
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When
Oct 10, 2018
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Total CPE Credits
4.5
Format
Webcast
Instructor
Amy Vetter

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