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Blockchain Implications for Audit and Assurance Services Logo aicpa

  $299.00 - 379.00 |   CPE: 6.0 |   AICPA |   16 Oct 2018 |   Auditing |   AICPA Store
How are audit and assurance services evolving because of blockchain?
Who Will Benefit

This is valuable to anyone who needs to understand the implications of blockchain technology and digital assets on audit and assertions services. This includes:

  • Auditors of businesses, and management of businesses, that are utilizing blockchain technology
  • Auditors of businesses, and management of businesses, that are holding, trading, or issuing digital assets
  • Individuals who are interested in getting a better technical understanding of blockchain technology and digital assets and their impact on a financial audit
Key Topics
  • Impacts of Blockchain Technology on Audit and Assurance Services
  • Audit Considerations Associated with Digital Assets on the Financial statements Auditor's Lens – Fundamentals of Blockchain Technology
  • Data Reliability, Integrity, and Security of Blockchain Technology
  • Risk Assessments of Blockchain Technology
  • Audit Evidence and Assertions Associated with Blockchain Technology
  • The Future Role of CPAs and the Impact Due to Blockchain Technology
Learning Objectives
  • 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.

This CPE course provides accountants and auditors across the globe with an understanding of the leading practices for providing audit and assurance services to entities using blockchain technology. You will attain the broad relevant knowledge necessary to conduct audit and assurance services, as well as understand and how your role and responsibilities as a CPA may evolve in the future.

Interested in developing your blockchain knowledge further? Customize your learning and earn a Digital Finance Skills badge in blockchain by visiting and purchasing a minimum of three courses.

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