Blockchain Application

Online Event

15 August, 2019 + 1 more

12:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC

12:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC

Blockchain Application

Speakers: Amy Vetter CPA, CITP, CGMA; Kirk Phillips, CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB; Kirk Phillips

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This webcast will help you understand the current blockchain landscape. You will begin thinking about business applications and financial control considerations associated with blockchain use

Learning outcomes

  • Identify major types of digital assets, besides cryptocurrency, that are enabled by blockchain technology.
  • Identify major companies and products currently shaping the blockchain market.
  • Distinguish between the features and use cases associated with many blockchain entities on the market.
  • Recognize best practices for choosing a blockchain provider.
  • Describe Service Organization Controls (SOC) associated with blockchain products and platforms.
  • Distinguish appropriate responsibilities and controls for applying to blockchain use cases.
  • Identify the fundamental roles of the CPA when interacting with blockchain technologies.
  • Identify the ways blockchain technologies will potentially disrupt and transform the finance domain.
  • Recognize technical controls associated with blockchain.
  • Identify how to verify important process and control variables in blockchain use cases.
  • Recall the fundamental mathematical concepts underpinning blockchain and their implications for verifying information.
  • Describe the role of the CFO in a blockchain-enabled world.
  • Recognize architecture and infrastructure concerns associate with blockchain usage.
  • Recall specific examples of real-world blockchain usage and what they tell us about future trends.

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Product information


This webcast will help you understand the current blockchain landscape. You will begin thinking about business applications and financial control considerations associated with blockchain use. We will discuss responsibilities, process and technical controls. The interactive exercises weaved throughout will help you translate this understanding into relevant business application and value.

This webcast is part of the three-part 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.

Topics Discussed

  • Current blockchain landscape
  • Process and technical controls
  • Big picture review
  • Decision tree

Who should take this course?

  • Non-IT finance professionals
  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Management accountants
  • Public accountants
  • Partners
  • Staff
  • Managers
  • Internal auditors

Professional development

This Webcast offers 5.5 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Information Technology
Programme level:Basic
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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  • Amy Vetter CPA, CITP, CGMA

    Amy Vetter, CPA, CITP, CGMA is the CEO of The B3 Method Institute and authored the book Integrative Advisory Services: Expanding Your Accounting Services Beyond the Cloud, published by Wiley. She is a transformative keynote speaker on the mindful use of technology and business transformation. Amy has been named one of the “Most Powerful Women in Accounting” by the AICPA and CPA Practice Advisor and has been recognized as a Top 100 Most Influential Person by Accounting Today multiple times. Amy shares her accounting and business insights as a regular contributor to AICPA’s Journal of Accountancy, Accounting Today, CPA Practice Advisor as well as and Learn more at

  • Kirk Phillips, CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB

    Kirk is author of The Ultimate Bitcoin Business Guide For Entrepreneurs and Business Advisors and was the first CPA to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

    He's a contributor to Bitcoin Magazine. As a speaker and continuing education crypto lecturer for CPAs and attorneys, he's a recognized thought leader on crypto security, strategy, accounting and taxation. Kirk is a cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICO advisor, investor and evangelist who weaves risk management into business processes.

    He is Digital Currency Council Certified, a Certified Bitcoin Professional and holds a certificate for the Introduction to Digital Currencies Course by the University of Nicosia.

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