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Blockchain for Financial Services
Management Accounting
CPE Self-study

Blockchain for Financial Services

An overview of the basic concepts behind blockchain technology and its potential impact on the financial services industry.

$199.20 - $319
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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Information Technology

Level

Intermediate

CPE Credits

5

Author(s)

Sean Stein Smith

Availability

1 year

Learning Outcomes
  • Recognize the potential impact blockchain will have on the financial services sector
  • Examine the opportunities for blockchain in the financial services sector
  • Analyze the challenges, risks and benefits in a blockchain adoption
  • Examine the financial, organizational and compliance/ regulatory consequences of a blockchain adoption
Key Topics
  • Brief overview of the basic concepts behind blockchain technology
  • Current regulatory landscape
  • The future of financial services
  • Use cases that show blockchain’s potential in global financial markets, i.e.
  • Cross-border payments
  • Raising capital
  • Smart contracts
Product Details

Gain insights into the risks and benefits.

Blockchain has had a major impact. If you are looking to understand more about how it will affect the financial services industry, this course is for you.

Developed for accounting and finance professionals needing more information or looking to run blockchain projects, this CPE self-study course is intended to provide you with practical literacy.

In this course, two blockchain specialists will walk you through current implementations using cases within the financial services industry. In addition, you will:

  • Examine current implementations and use cases within the international and investment banking sectors;
  • Gain insights into the risks and benefits; and,
  • Learn other organizational implications of adopting blockchain technology.

Interested in developing your blockchain knowledge further? Customize your learning and earn a Digital Finance Skills badge in blockchain by visiting aicpastore.com/BlockchainPick3Plus and purchasing a minimum of three courses.

Who Will Benefit
  • Anyone looking to understand more about how blockchain will be affecting the financial services industry.
  • Accountants looking for more information on blockchain technology.
  • Managers and decision makers looking to run blockchain technology projects.
Pricing
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Nonmembers
Online
$319.00
AICPA Members
Online
$249.00
CITP Credential Holders
Online
$199.20

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We can help with group discounts. Call us at 1-800-634-6780 (option 1) or email us at salessupport@aicpa.org

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Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
5
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Basic blockchain knowledge; Basic financial services industry understanding.
Access
Online
This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for 1 year after purchase date.
Instructors
Sean Stein Smith
Sean Stein Smith is an assistant professor at Lehman College (CUNY), a member of the AICPA Leadership Academy class of 2017, and was named a 40 under 40 by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017. His work and analysis of accounting, blockchain, and the evolution of the accounting profession has been featured in dozens of practitioner and academic publications, and numerous presentations. The CPE sessions he has led, both online and in-person, have attracted thousands of attendees in 2018 alone. Sean has presented on, written about, and been interviewed in live T.V. formats the various implications and applications of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology on various aspects of the accounting and financial services marketplace. Sean has also presented at regional and national level accounting conferences discussing blockchain and the accounting profession. Additionally, he is the author of numerous books focusing on accounting, technology, and how the profession will change moving forward. He has created and led nearly a dozen CPE sessions tying back to blockchain for the NJCPA, NJ chapter of the ACFE, CPA Academy, a national accounting conference (Scaling New Heights), and is slated to present at the coming Accounting and Technology show, being held in Manhattan July 2018. New York
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Blockchain for Financial Services
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