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Blockchain for Global Supply Chain

Online Event

02 December, 2020

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC

Blockchain for Global Supply Chain

Speaker: Ron Quaranta

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Blockchain is a new technology being used to drive corporate transparency in many different industry sectors. In this webcast, you will explore three supply chain interactions and see how blockchain can be implemented to reduce errors, increase auditability and drive collaboration.

Learning outcomes

  • Develop a business case for using blockchain technology to track the movement of goods through a supply chain.
  • Determine the use of blockchain technology to create and track digital products based on business strategy.
  • Analyze use cases involving blockchain technology to determine its impact on the accounting manager.
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£119.00 (CIMA members only)


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Why is blockchain use in the supply chain important?

Blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that allows multiple parties around the globe to quickly access and verify immutable copies of transactions, effectively minimizing risk throughout the supply chain. Blockchain and other emerging technologies, such as machine learning, are transforming supply chains by creating a transparent movement of products from producer to consumer.

During this webcast we will:

  • Enhance your competitive edge — this exciting emerging technology will help put your customers first.

  • Explore global supply chain interactions and understand how blockchain is used to reduce errors and increase transparency and auditability.

  • Emerging technology and ethical sourcing are ever evolving and important for compliance and staying competitive.

Gain practical knowledge through detailed use cases. The use cases include physical goods from producer to retailer, ethical sourcing, digital products, vendor relationships for royalty payments, and real estate. Through these use cases, you will learn about the value blockchain provides to the supply chain, technology considerations, and factors in success and failure.

Key Topics:

  • Blockchain overview
  • Ethical sourcing
  • The relationship between public and private blockchain networks and physical supply chain automation, digital goods, and vendor management
  • The role of smart contracts in supply chain blockchain networks
  • Determining appropriateness of blockchain as a solution
  • Regulatory issues, such as HIPAA and GDPR, that affect blockchain implementations

Who should take this course?

  • Business professionals looking to understand more about how blockchain technology can be implemented in various supply chains
  • Accounting and finance professionals seeking more information on blockchain
  • Business decision makers looking to run blockchain projects

Professional development

This Webcast offers 3 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

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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  • Ron Quaranta

    Ron is an recognized expert in the area of blockchain innovation, particularly its impact on the world of financial markets. He has over 25 years of experience in the financial services and technology sectors, and currently serves as Chairman of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, a non-profit trade association promoting the education and adoption of blockchain technology across financial markets. Prior to this, Ron served as CEO of DerivaTrust Technologies, a pioneering software and communications provider of secure transaction and information platforms for financial market participants. Before this he held a variety of senior roles at Thomson Reuters, the global news and information firm, culminating as Global Head of Trading Analytics.