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Blockchain Evolution and Technology Concepts Logo aicpa

  $75.00 - 95.00 |   CPE: 3.0 |   AICPA |   15 Jun 2020 |   Computer Science |   AICPA Store
Who Will Benefit
  • CPAs
  • Public accounting leaders, managers and staff
  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Finance leaders
  • Management accountants
  • Non-IT finance professionals
Key Topics
  • History of blockchain and bitcoin
  • Bitcoin and blockchain characteristics
  • Push vs pull paradigm
  • Core components of blockchain technology
  • Custody, responsibility and control continuum
  • Permissioned vs permissionless blockchain
Learning Objectives
  • Recall the fundamental attributes and properties of money.
  • Recall the evolution of blockchain, from pre-cryptocurrency to digital and crypto assets.
  • Distinguish between public and private blockchains, distributed ledger technology (DLT), and crypto assets.
  • Identify the core components of blockchain technology.
  • Distinguish between proof of work, proof of stake, and mining.
  • Distinguish between public and private keys.
  • Recall the importance of key management and the custody, responsibility, and control continuum.
  • Recall the potential uses and benefits of a blockchain.

Get the basics on blockchain.

This CPE course can be purchased individually, or as a part of the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate program.

Understand the history and evolution of blockchain and bitcoin, as well as the underlying mechanism of blockchain.

Knowing the fundamentals of money and currency will reveal how bitcoin fits into the bigger picture.

Gain knowledge of core components unique to blockchain and bitcoin for accounting and finance professionals, so you can have meaningful and relevant conversations with clients.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Management reporting & analysis: Performance management, Foundational
  • Management accounting: Technical: Accounting information systems: Accounting information systems and digital technologies, Foundational