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Risks and Challenges of Blockchain Logo aicpa

  $79.00 - 99.00 |   CPE: 1.5 |   AICPA |   04 Oct 2018 |   Computer Science |   AICPA Store
Who Will Benefit

Non-IT finance professionals, CFOs, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, staff, managers, and internal auditors who want to do any of the following:

  • 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
Key Topics
  • Risks related to human factors and risks outside of people and organizations
  • Regulatory risks, standards and legality
  • Securing cryptocurrency
  • Governance, consensus and fork/chain split risks
  • Interoperability, encryption and fungibility risk
Learning Objectives
  • Distinguish between risks associated with human factors and risks outside the control of the person or organization.
  • Identify regulatory risks, standards, and legality associated with blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption.
  • Recall how key management is critical for securing cryptocurrency and how it relates to legacy risk and long-term security.
  • Recognize how governance, consensus, and fork and chain splits risks are related to one another and the challenges of managing chain split coins.
  • Identify risks that are future focused.

This self-study online course is part of the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate program. You must purchase the bundle to earn the certificate. To learn more about the certificate and purchase the bundle, click here.

This self-study online course focuses on blockchain and cryptocurrency risks and covers the emergence of new risks that did not exist in the traditional business models. You will explore key management risk, wallet and code risk, fork and chain split risk, consensus risk, legacy risk and fungibility risk. In addition, this course expands on regulatory concerns and standards related to cryptocurrencies.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Accounting information systems: Technology developments & IT solutions, Foundational

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