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Blockchain for Global Supply Chain

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Course

Blockchain for Global Supply Chain

Instructor: James Barnes

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    1h

Enhance your competitive edge, explore global supply chain interactions, and understand how blockchain is used to reduce errors and increase transparency and auditability.

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.

£69.00 (CIMA members only)

£89.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Product information

Overview

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.

  • 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:

  • Develop a business case for using 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.

Who should take this course?

  • Anyone looking to understand more about the value blockchain technology can bring to a global supply chain
  • Accounting and finance professionals looking for more information on blockchain
  • Managers and decision makers exploring the impact of blockchain on the supply chain

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 1 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Basic
Duration:1h
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£69.00 (CIMA members only)

£89.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Instructor

  • James Barnes

    James Barnes is an Application Development Director/Enterprise Architect at Primerica.
    He received a BS from Virginia Tech and recently completed his Masters of Business Administration from NC State. At NC State, he focused on Operations and Supply Chain Management, working with large hardware manufacturers to implement blockchain within their company. Jim helps his customers examine existing user journeys and reimagine them to improve their business. His focus is to remove roadblocks, design and implement technology solutions, including blockchain to improve business processes. Jim worked for IBM on the Lucent Strategic Outsourcing account and supported WebSphere Portal, Commerce and the digital experience for many years. Jim also worked at Asponte Technology, Inc helping customers implement new digital experiences utilizing the latest frameworks and technology while owning the digital technology strategy for the firm. Jim has worked across a multitude of industries including manufacturing, insurance, finance, healthcare, retail, and food service. He has a keen interest in the potential of blockchain and how it can be applied to improve all industries. His latest blockchain project focused on how to store electronic health records on the blockchain for a state Medicare provider.