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  Free |   AICPA |   06 Aug 2018 |   Specialized Knowledge and Applications |   AICPA Store

This webcast is a segment of the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate webcast program. You must purchase the bundle to earn the certificate. Learn more about the certificate and purchase the bundle here.

You will explore the trends for the blockchain technology and discuss how scaling is a major focus for new and existing blockchains. Additionally, this webcast describes how many innovations are making financial transactions easier and how accounting and auditing may see more challenges. We will focus on the swing towards blockchain interdependence.

Learning Objectives

When you complete this webcast, you will be able to:

  • Identify limitations of blockchains and their solutions.
  • Recall how the internet of things (IoT) will increase an auditor's scope.
  • Recall the value propositions and accounting challenges of stable coins and privacy coins.
  • Recognize how mechanized proofs solve security issues with smart contracts and reduce risk for end users.
  • Recall the benefits and challenges of initial coin offerings.
Key Topics
  • Limitations of blockchain
  • Distributed ledger innovations
  • Stable and privacy coins
  • Mechanized proofs
  • Initial coin offerings
Who Will Benefit
  • Non-IT finance professionals, CFOs, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, staff, managers and internal auditors

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Group Viewing Option

Gather the team together and attend this webcast as a group. Each attendee will earn CPE Credit. Enter the number of attendees in the quantity box above.

Number of Attendees Non-Member Member

1 - 4

$99 $79

5 - 9

$89 $69

10 - 20

$85 $65

21 +

$79 $59