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Blockchain Essentials—Impact on Modern Accounting Webcast | 4204455A
Date: September 30, 2020
Event Start time: 8:30 AM   End time: 12:00 PM
Location: Webcast

Facility: Webcast Rebroadcast

 


Member:       $149
Nonmember: $199

CPE Credits:

4.00 CPE: Continuing Professional Education Technical


You may think of bitcoin as just another investment currency, but its underlying technology has much wider implications. Since its 2009 inception, blockchain threatens to upend the accounting profession by offering unprecedented reliability and transparency to standard transactions. Blockchain adoption is growing steadily among multinational organizations and is now poised to revolutionize the entire financial industry. In this course, you will learn the history behind blockchain technology and its major components, how blockchain challenges the accounting status quo, and how to handle issues surrounding auditing and assurance in the blockchain era.


Objectives:

You may think of bitcoin as just another investment currency, but its underlying technology has much wider implications. Since its 2009 inception, blockchain threatens to upend the accounting profession by offering unprecedented reliability and transparency to standard transactions. Blockchain adoption is growing steadily among multinational organizations and is now poised to revolutionize the entire financial industry. In this course, you will learn the history behind blockchain technology and its major components, how blockchain challenges the accounting status quo, and how to handle issues surrounding auditing and assurance in the blockchain era.


Major Subjects:

• Bitcoin • Elysium • Hyperledger • DLT • Smart contract


Level of Difficulty:
Basic

Field of Interest:
Information Technology

Prerequisites:

Accounting experience


Designed For:

All staff responsible for the accounting and finance functions within an organization that may leverage blockchain technology.


Advanced Prep:

None


Event Notes:
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