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Blockchain Essentials (BLKC4/22)
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June 17, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
You may think of bitcoin as just another investment currency, but its underlying technology has much wider implications. Since its 2008 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, participants will learn the history behind blockchain technology and its major components, how blockchain is shaking up industries and revolutionizing how transactions are performed.
All financial professionals who want to gain a foundational understanding of blockchain technology and the basics of cryptocurrency
Explain blockchain technologies Define benefits, challenges, values and opportunities available in blockchain Distinguish cryptocurrencies from other blockchain technologies and uses Identify regulatory governance and compliance risk surrounding blockchain Review accounting and auditing considerations related to blockchain
Background on blockchain Cryptocurrency Blockchain opportunities and use cases Blockchain use cases Accounting and regulatory considerations