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  $59.00 - 69.00 |   CPE: 1.5 |   AICPA |   04 Oct 2018 |   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
  • Limitations of blockchain
  • Distributed ledger innovations
  • Stable and privacy coins
  • Mechanized proofs
  • Initial coin offerings
Learning Objectives
  • Identify limitations of blockchains and their solutions.
  • Explain how the internet of things (IoT) will increase an auditor's scope.
  • Outline the benefits and challenges of initial coin offerings.
  • 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.

Now is the time to look to the future by exploring blockchain technology trends and discuss how scaling is a major focus for new and existing blockchains. Identify how innovations are making financial transactions easier and understand why accounting and auditing may see more challenges. You will also learn about the swing towards blockchain interdependence.

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.

Do you want to learn more about blockchain but don't need an entire certificate? Customize your learning and earn a Digital Finance Skills badge in blockchain by visiting aicpastore.com/BlockchainPick3Plus and purchasing a minimum of three courses.

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

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